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 […]

‘Covid-19 fourth wave to hit South Africa in 60 days time’ Health experts 

As government scrambles to step up its vaccination drive, a COVID-19 fourth wave could be on its way. Only three million South Africans are fully vaccinated. The Western Cape has not even reached the peak […]

Mpumalanga premier on a crusade to mobilize people in the 35-49 age category to vaccinate

Mpumalanga Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane received her jab publicly at the Iraq taxi rank in Middleburg, Steve Tshwete Municipality as part of the measures to mobilize people take vaccinate. This as the vaccination programme to […]

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 […]

35 – 49 age group breaks records with one million Covid-19 vaccine registrations in 24 hours

As registration for Covid-19 vaccination opens for those aged 35 years and above, over one million people have registered on the government’s Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) portal in 24 hours, acting minister of health […]