COVID-19

South Africa’s vaccine rollout can succeed

But it will require leadership and tough negotiations with drug companies

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14 June 2021

Elderly people wait and wait for vaccines in long queue in Gqeberha

Although people arrived from as early as 4:30am, vaccinations only started at about noon

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11 June 2021

How a truck is helping people in rural areas get registered for vaccination

UNICEF is helping people to register on government’s EVDS system

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10 June 2021

Covid-19: one month of discipline could save 20,000 lives

The time for social distancing is right now

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10 June 2021

Upington residents battle to get to vaccination site

Taxi fare is too high for some to afford

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9 June 2021

No vegetables, no fruit: surviving without the Covid-19 grant

Nocawa Maneli of Gqeberha lives off pap and rice supplied by relatives

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9 June 2021

Can the vaccine rollout be sped up?

There are several bottlenecks that need to be fixed

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7 June 2021

“We don’t know what a vaccine is because no one has ever explained it to us” says homeless man

The Eastern Cape health department says it is hiring more staff to help register people for the Covid-19 vaccine

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7 June 2021

Tim Noakes and BizNews are spreading dangerous falsehoods

They have misrepresented Anthony Fauci’s correspondence and cast aspersions on Glenda Gray

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6 June 2021

Shack dwellers install their own taps and toilets

8,000 families in Khayelitsha find ways to cope without city services

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2 June 2021

Covid-19: What it’s like being a nurse during a pandemic

“We kept getting patients who were already dead”

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2 June 2021

Video: Relief for care-home residents after being vaccinated

“I want to go to my favourite spot, Bloubergstrand, and just sit and look at the ocean, and look at Table Mountain from there. It’s the most wonderful sight in the world.”

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1 June 2021

Deafening silence from government on Covid-19 grant

Activist organisations battling to secure meetings

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28 May 2021

Mayor calls for army to end taxi strike

Protesters in Nelson Mandela Bay have forced the closure of clinics, schools, shopping centres and disrupted many other vital services

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28 May 2021

Covid vaccines: This hospital shows how it should be done

It has been handling walk-ins efficiently and politely, but you must be over 60

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28 May 2021