vaccine

COVID-19 VACCINE A SAVING GRACE TO SOUTH AFRICANS FROM THE AGE OF TWELVE

  It takes less than an hour to get your inoculation and be part of the more than 19...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON PROGRESS IN THE NATIONAL EFFORT TO CONTAIN THE...

  My fellow South Africans, This evening, I would like to talk to you about four...

Brand SA calls on citizens to play their part in restoring peace and unity...

. Brand South Africa calls on South Africans to play their part in protecting our country in line with our constitutional values....

COVID-19 vaccine: Africa begins its vaccination journey

March 5, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of South Africa’s very first confirmed CoVID-19 case. The country, the continent, and the world has since...

The fight against COVID-19 – how Africans are embodying the true meaning of Africa...

Since its establishment almost 60 years ago, the African Union has dedicated a day, and a month, to the importance of unity amongst its...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC UNION BUILDINGS, TSHWANE 21 APRIL 2020 My Fellow South Africans, It is...

South Africa makes history with HIV vaccine trial

South Africa is taking part in an experimental vaccine programme to curb HIV. Just over 5 000 volunteers, from 15 cities across five provinces,...

South Africa to manufacture pneumonia vaccine

A vital vaccine to prevent infection by bacteria that causes pneumonia will be made in South Africa following a partnership launched by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor between the government, Pfizer and the Biovac Institute. Prevenar 13 prevents pneumococcal infection.

New vaccines are saving South Africa’s children’s lives

The recent introduction of new childhood vaccines in South Africa has cut the number of children under five suffering from life-threatening pneumonia by 70%, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi told Parliament on Tuesday.

Ebola vaccine trials show positive results

Scientists are upbeat after vaccine trials at Oxford University's Jenner Institute and in the United States have produced positive results. The vaccine is "well tolerated" and generates an immune response. Now larger trials are needed in West Africa.