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Gauteng health system is heading for catastrophe

While officials remain entangled in bureaucratic knots, clinicians warn that the continued closure of the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital risks a ‘humanitarian disaster’

Vaccine technology transfer hub a win for South Africa

The first batch of locally manufactured jabs could be expected in the next nine to 12 months

[VIDEO] Keep calm & jab on: These numbers will boost your faith in Covid-19 vaccines

Allergic reactions, unusual blood clots and heart inflammation have all been linked to Covid vaccines. But most people won’t experience these severe reactions. Watch this easy explainer

Oxygen supplies in Gauteng remain stable amid third wave

More than 1 500 patients in Gauteng are currently on oxygen assistance

The EVDS will schedule your appointments six weeks apart. Here’s why

South Africa has doubled the interval for the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. We take a look at what other countries have done and the evidence for the move

Education sector prepares for mass vaccination drive to beat J&J jab expiry date

More than half a million basic education-sector workers are set to receive the vaccination in the next two weeks

‘Vaccinate inmates to avoid crisis’

Delaying the vaccination of prisoners could lead to a public health disaster

As South Africa’s Covid infections surge, the number of jabs can’t increase, yet

Hospitals are under strain, nurses are burning out and infections are on the rise, but there are limited Covid-19 vaccine doses available

As Covid third wave digs in, military health service sent to Gauteng

The defence branch will assist with mass testing, screening and contact tracing

WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation

The president will give an update on developments in South Africa's response to the Covid-19 pandemic

How do we know if SA is in a third Covid-19 wave — and could there be a fourth?

A team working with the country’s Covid ministerial advisory committee uses a formula to keep tabs on the rise of infections. Here’s how it works

Blinded by the glow of the ‘First World’ gaze

The government’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan blatantly ignores the realities of life for the majority of South Africans. Sadly, this lack of insight and sense was to be expected

How to vax a nation – A dummy’s guide to getting a Covid jab

You can only get in line for a Covid-19 vaccine if you register. Here’s how to do it

South Africa’s not reaching herd immunity. Our new goal is containment

South Africa’s stop-start roll-out is not the only reason herd immunity is unrealistic for 2021. A constrained vaccine supply and new variants also play a role

Frustrated, she jumped the vaccination queue

Elize Parker took matters into her own hands by doing a Covid-19 walk-in, after she didn’t get her confirmation SMS

Editorial: Mkhize cannot lead us

A person who has himself been accused of corruption — more than once — is not the right person to steer the ship of national health insurance for South Africans

SIU needs R341m to chase Covid-19 corruption

Parliamentary committee laments that corruption ‘screws citizens over twice,’ Scopa chair says

What is it like to get a Covid-19 vaccine? We take you on a tour of a Johannesburg site

What does the inside of a vaccination centre look like and how do nurses administer the jab? The vials, syringes, the vaccinators — and the science behind it

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