SA vaccinates more than 100 000 health workers

Tebogo Msimanga | The Department of Health welcomed and celebrated the news that more than 100,000 healthcare workers in South Africa have been vaccinated with the early access Johnson&Johnson vaccine through the Sisonke Study in just over 2 weeks. Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize on Friday said  ‘We are very encouraged to have reached a […]

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More than 16 000 healthcare workers in Gauteng vaccinated

Just News | Gauteng Premier David Makhura, together with Health MEC Dr. Nomathemba Mokgethi on Friday, 26 February 2021, visited the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital to oversee the vaccination programme. More than 16 000 healthcare workers in Gauteng have been vaccinated against the Coronavirus as part of the Johnson and Johnson Phase 3b Implementation […]

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Ramaphosa to address the launch of post covid 19 Campaign

Just News| President Cyril Ramaphosa will this afternoon, 23 February 2021, virtually address the launch of the ‘Recover Better Together’ post-COVID-19 Campaign. The initiative is organised by Global Citizen in partnership with the European Commission and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The acting Spokesperson to the President Tyrone Seale said the campaign seeks to create […]

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Ramaphosa :Vaccination centres ready

Tebogo Msimanga | President Cyril  Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday that the first batch of 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is being prepared for distribution across South Africa with immediate effect. Ramaphosa said the batch has already been approved by the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) under the Sisonke protocol, and […]

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Ramaphosa :We must defeat the coronavirus

Tebogo Msimanga | President Cyril Ramphosa on Thursday evening during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) said  two hundred and thirty-seven people have died In South Africa after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 47 382. Ramaphosa said beyond these lies a human story of pain and tragedy adding that “we […]

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