Is it safe to get vaccinated if your immune system is compromised by other medical conditions?

Former chair of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, Prof Salim Abdool Karim, has stressed that individuals whose immune systems are compromised by other medical conditions should get vaccinated. Abdool Karim said it was safe […]

CDC recommends pregnant women get Covid-19 vaccine.

Pregnant women should be vaccinated against Covid-19, based on a new analysis that did not show increased risk for miscarriage, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said recently. The CDC said it has […]

Mpumalanga health department brings vaccination drive to Acornhoek

More than 400 people were vaccinated when the Department of Health in Mpumalanga held a vaccination drive at Acornhoek Mall. The premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane, visited the site to monitor the progress and […]

New strawberry flavoured ARV drug makes treatment a little sweeter for HIV+ kids

A strawberry-flavoured tablet distributed in six African countries, the first generic paediatric version of a key anti-retroviral, is making it easier for children living with HIV/Aids to take the lifesaving medication. UNITAID and Clinton Health […]

Covid-19: ECD staff, social development sector  vaccinated from Monday.

Early childhood development (ECD) teachers, Sassa officials and other social development department staff will receive vaccines from Monday, the 19th of July. Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu said the social development sector will be launching […]