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Mashatile, Mabuza accused of pocketing ANC donations

The ANC’s financial crisis has been intensified by President Cyril Ramaphosa refusing to once again bail out the party The post Mashatile, Mabuza accused of pocketing ANC donations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Funds, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, David Mabuza, Top Six, Luthuli House, Zweli Mkhize, Paul Mashatile, Zondo Commission, State Capture, Anc Donations, Auswel Mashaba, Maria Gomes


First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa

The first shipment of Pfizer vaccines has reached the country after tense negotiations between manufacturers and the government The post First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Vaccine, Aspen, Department Of Health, Openaccess, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johnson & Johnson, NiCd, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine


Coronavirus live news: UK to send 1,000 more ventilators as India suffers record deaths

Latest updates: UK had previously sent 600 medical devices; deaths in India jump by 3,689 on Sunday‘They knew we weren’t giving oxygen’: Delhi doctor’s week of horrorModi loses key state election as Covid grips country NHS England draws up plans for Covid jabs for over-12sUS decline in Covid vaccinations presents new problem: how to shrink operationsPoor countries need billions in aid to avert Covid catastrophe, say experts 6.17pm BST South Africa to get its first delivery of its 4.5 million...
Tags: UK, England, Science, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Delhi, Afp, BST South Africa, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, COVID, Supreme Committee for Combating Coronavirus During


State of play after 400 days of lockdown

With about 1.5-million infections and 54 000 deaths, Covid-19 is still very much part of our lives as the state works to boost vaccinations The post State of play after 400 days of lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Vaccinations, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Health Department, Johnson & Johnson, J&J, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Portfolio Committee on Health, Sandile Buthelezi


Mkhize: South Africa won’t end up in India-like Covid third wave crisis

The department of health briefed parliament on South Africa’s readiness for a possible third Covid-19 wave, as members' expressed concerns in light of India’s surge in coronavirus infections. The post Mkhize: South Africa won’t end up in India-like Covid third wave crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, India, South Africa, Vaccinations, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Health Department, Johnson & Johnson, J&J, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Portfolio Committee on Health


Mkhize says SA will sign for 20-million more vaccine doses within two days

The government’s vaccine of choice will be Johnson & Johnson for the moment, the minister tells MPs The post Mkhize says SA will sign for 20-million more vaccine doses within two days appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Astrazeneca, National, Vaccine, Johnson & Johnson, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covax


The plan to ramp up South Africa’s vaccination drive

Although the country got off to a slow start, experts are hopeful SA’s Covid-19 inoculation drive will scale up soon The post The plan to ramp up South Africa’s vaccination drive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Pfizer, Vaccines, Johnson & Johnson, Infection Control, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Healthcare Workers, Herd Immunity, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine


Mabuza not confident that vaccine budget is enough to achieve population immunity

The deputy president, who also the chairperson of the interministerial committee on Covid-19, was responding to questions in the National Assembly The post Mabuza not confident that vaccine budget is enough to achieve population immunity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Article, Treasury, Parliament, National Assembly, David Mabuza, Mabuza, Special Investigating Unit, Zweli Mkhize, South Africa (country, Auditor General, Covid-19 Vaccine, Budget Adjustments, Vaccine Roll-out, Interministerial committee on Covid-19


The Covid-19 inoculation target may be revised, says Mkhize

The health minister said supply may be constrained but the department was finalising more vaccine deals The post The Covid-19 inoculation target may be revised, says Mkhize appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Vaccination, National, Pfizer, Vaccine, Parliament, J&J, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Health Minister


Covid-19 variant may protect people against reinfection and other variants, research shows

The 501Y.V2 strain produces strong antibodies, but it’s not known how long immunity lasts, so being vaccinated remains essential The post Covid-19 variant may protect people against reinfection and other variants, research shows appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Vaccines, Mutations, Blade Nzimande, Pandemic, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Variants, 501Y.V2, Network for Genomic Surveillance South Africa


Volunteers on the Covid frontline

Community healthcare workers are at the coalface in the battle against Covid-19 – and by offering primary healthcare to the poor – but they can barely afford to replace their well-worn shoes The post Volunteers on the Covid frontline appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Openaccess, Top Six, Personal Protective Equipment, Zweli Mkhize, PPE, South Africa (country, COVID-19, COVID, Community Healthcare Workers, Mmathapelo Thobejane, Sekhukhune district municipality, Sekhukhune Environmental Justice Network


Gomba gone: Mabuyane removes Eastern Cape health MEC

Gomba’s axing comes after the province’s premier was instructed to deal with her The post Gomba gone: Mabuyane removes Eastern Cape health MEC appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Nelson Mandela, National, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Mec, Gomba, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Oscar Mabuyane, Mandela Funeral, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Sindiswa Gomba, Ambulance Scooters, Buffalo City Metro


We’re restoring the nation’s health, says Cyril after his Covid-19 jab

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been sent to about 50 sites for health workers to be vaccinated The post We’re restoring the nation’s health, says Cyril after his Covid-19 jab appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Vaccination, Astrazeneca, National, Vaccine, Cyril, Johnson & Johnson, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine


We’re restoring the nation’s health, Ramaphosa says after Covid jab

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been sent to about 50 sites for health workers to be vaccinated The post We’re restoring the nation’s health, Ramaphosa says after Covid jab appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Vaccination, Astrazeneca, National, Vaccine, Johnson & Johnson, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine


Coronavirus live news: South Africa to give health workers unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine

South Africa to administer 80,000 doses in large-scale trial; Brazil environment minister tests positive for Covid; New Zealand confirms two new community casesDutch court orders government to lift Covid curfewFrance head coach Fabien Galthié tests positive for Covid-19Israel blocked Covid vaccines from entering Gaza, say PalestiniansFauci says he worried about getting Covid at Trump White HouseSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.58pm GMT Brazil’s environment minister has tested positive for...
Tags: World news, Ap, South Africa, Gaza, New Zealand, Brazil, Johnson, Johnson Johnson, Salles, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Bolsonaro, Fabien Galthie, Ricardo Salles, Coronavirus, COVID


How SA wants to sell the AstaZenca vaccine for half the price and what the loss could be

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says selling on the vaccines will stem wasteful expenditure, but people close to the discussions with AU say they will be sold on the cheap The post How SA wants to sell the AstaZenca vaccine for half the price and what the loss could be appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Treasury, Astrazeneca, Vaccines, Au, Department Of Health, African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, Medical Research Council, Johnson & Johnson, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Subs-only


How SA wants to sell the AstraZeneca vaccine for half the price and what the loss could be

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says selling on the vaccines will stem wasteful expenditure, but people close to the discussions with AU say they will be sold on the cheap The post How SA wants to sell the AstraZeneca vaccine for half the price and what the loss could be appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Treasury, Astrazeneca, Vaccines, Au, Department Of Health, African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, Medical Research Council, Johnson & Johnson, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Subs-only


Half price vax? Sources say SA will lose out on reselling AstraZeneca jabs

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says selling on the vaccines will stem wasteful expenditure, but people close to the discussions with AU say they will be sold on the cheap The post Half price vax? Sources say SA will lose out on reselling AstraZeneca jabs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Treasury, Astrazeneca, Vaccines, Au, Department Of Health, African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, Medical Research Council, Johnson & Johnson, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Subs-only


South Africa is offering its AstraZeneca vaccines to fellow African countries: Mkhize

Reselling the jabs will prevent money being wasted on a vaccine that is not particularly efficacious on the variant that is dominant in South Africa The post South Africa is offering its AstraZeneca vaccines to fellow African countries: Mkhize appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Astrazeneca, African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, Johnson & Johnson, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 vaccines, 501Y.V2, Vaccine Roll-out, South Africa The post South Africa


What does Zweli Mkhize have to say about the Cuban and Chinese vaccines?

South Africa could receive two million doses of the Coronavac vaccine from China, the health minister told parliament on Wednesday The post What does Zweli Mkhize have to say about the Cuban and Chinese vaccines? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, China, South Africa, Cuba, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Sinovac Biotech, National Medical Products Administration, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, CoronaVac, 501.YV2, Emergency Use Authorisation, phase three III trials, Portfolio Committee on Health, Soberana II


South Africa scraps AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says South Africa will launch inoculation campaign with Johnson & Johnson shots instead.
Tags: South Africa, Johnson Johnson, Zweli Mkhize


Johnson & Johnson vaccines could arrive in South Africa next week

We spoke to experts, looked at the data and relistened to the health department’s briefings to break down the revised roll-out plan The post Johnson & Johnson vaccines could arrive in South Africa next week appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Astrazeneca, World Health Organisation, Pfizer, Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, Cyril Ramaphosa, Aspen Pharmacare, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Glenda Gray, COVID-19, Shabir Madhi


Second doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are still on their way to South Africa

The department of health and experts briefed the media on Sunday, after a study showed the vaccine is not highly effective against the new variant The post Second doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are still on their way to South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Astrazeneca, Vaccinations, National, Vaccines, Department Of Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Shabir Madhi, Vaccine Rollout


South Africa pauses Covid-19 vaccine rollout after disappointing AstraZeneca results

SA’s one-million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will expire by early April — unless India’s Serum Institute can safely extend their use-by date. The post South Africa pauses Covid-19 vaccine rollout after disappointing AstraZeneca results appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: India, South Africa, Astrazeneca, National, Vaccines, Novavax, Medical Research Council, University of the Witwatersrand, Serum Institute, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Top Six, Serum Institute of India, Zweli Mkhize, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Biden says herd immunity 'difficult' by end summer; South Africa suspends Oxford vaccine

South Africa makes call after trial data showed Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine offered only limited protection against variant; US herd immunity by end of summer ‘very difficult’, says BidenVaccine strategy needs rethink after resistant variants emerge, say scientistsWhen will Britain’s Covid lockdown be lifted? Three scenariosFreedom and fairness: vaccine passport plans cause global unease‘Another wave is possible’: Paris braces for UK variantMexico’s vaccine program sees disastrous launch 12.13am...
Tags: UK, US, World news, Britain, South Africa, Paris, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, University of Oxford, Biden, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, University of the Witwatersrand, Serum Institute of India, Zweli Mkhize


Most people with TB don’t seek treatment, HSRC survey finds

More men than women have tuberculosis and 82% are in the 15 to 24 age group The post Most people with TB don’t seek treatment, HSRC survey finds appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Tuberculosis, Openaccess, Tb, David Mabuza, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, South Africa (country, HSRC, Human Science Research Council, Mbulelo Dyasi, Sizulu Moyo, South African National Aids Council, TB prevalence


DA goes to court over government’s ‘tardy’ vaccine rollout strategy

Democratic Alliance drags the government to court, demanding a Covid-19 vaccination rollout plan. The post DA goes to court over government’s ‘tardy’ vaccine rollout strategy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, High Court, Vaccination, Constitution, Vaccines, Western Cape, Openaccess, DA, Democratic Alliance, John Steenhuisen, David Mabuza, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Tito Mboweni, South Africa (country, COVID-19


Why the Eastern Cape might take longer to roll out vaccinations

As healthcare workers prepare for the arrival of the Covid-19 vaccine, the Eastern Cape is still verifying vaccination sites, which could delay the inoculation process until April The post Why the Eastern Cape might take longer to roll out vaccinations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Astrazeneca, Union, National, Vaccines, Eastern Cape, Top Six, Nehawu, Zweli Mkhize, National Education, Readiness, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Sizwe Kupelo, EVDS


Coronavirus live news: Norway to close borders for all but essential visitors; vaccine shortage in Madrid

Norway to close borders from Friday; Madrid health authorities announce two-week pause after supply issuesBritain and EU clash over claims to UK-produced Covid vaccineCanada: backlash after millionaire got jab meant for Indigenous peopleGermany expected to tighten borders to control spread of variantsChina to use anal swabs to test for Covid in high infection areasUK coronavirus updates – live 6.27pm GMT South Africa expects the flight carrying its first 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to a...
Tags: UK, Science, Eu, World news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Norway, Slovakia, Madrid, Bratislava, Reuters, Bratislava Slovakia, Jewish Community Centre, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Coronavirus


Do you have to take the Covid-19 vaccine or not?

The South African law does not make it mandatory for citizens to be vaccinated, and the same will apply for Covid-19 immunisation. But experts say people still have the responsibility not to act recklessly — and they should follow Covid-19 health protocols The post Do you have to take the Covid-19 vaccine or not? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Dna, United States, Italy, Astrazeneca, National, Polio, Vaccines, Conspiracy Theories, 5g, Wits University, Mogoeng Mogoeng, Anti-vaxxers, Measles, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country