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New Warning Added to J&J Vaccine – But SA Rollout Not Affected

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added a new warning to the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson after receiving new reports that a very rare, but dangerous neurological reaction can occur. With this, the South...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to be Produced in South Africa Under License

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that a new "historic agreement" will see the rate of delivery of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines to South Africa and the rest of the continent increased significantly. The US-based pharmaceutical powerhouse...

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Extended to Over 35s in South Africa – When Can You Get the Jab?

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in South Africa is extending to younger age groups, according to Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, who made the announcement during a media briefing today. Vaccine registrations for people between the ages of 35 - 49...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Neutralises COVID-19 Delta, According to Company

Johnson & Johnson has said that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine neutralises "the fast-spreading COVID-19 Delta variant" that is currently wreaking havoc in South Africa. The company has also said that the vaccine provides broad, durable protection against infection from...

Uber South Africa is Offering 100,000 Free Rides to Get Teachers Vaccinated

The South African government has fast-tracked the vaccine rollout for teachers and staff at schools across the country. Educators and staff of schools will begin receiving their COVID-19 jabs on Wednesday 23 June in a two-week push project aiming...

Innovative Tech Critical in Vaccinating South Africa’s Rural and Remote Areas

As South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination programme ramps up, with a target to vaccinate 41-million people by the end of March next year, health NGO Right to Care is deploying teams to vaccinate South Africans living in hard-to-reach places in...
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R500 Million to Expand Broadband in Townships & Rural Areas

This financial year, Vodacom Eastern Cape plans to invest R500 million as part of its larger digital inclusion strategy...
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