Media and COVID-19


5 Feb 2021 | 80 000 more Covid vaccines set to arrive in SA on Saturday

The second batch of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine is expected to arrive from Belgium in South Africa on Saturday. An SAA plane ...

5 Feb 2021 | Making sure it is possible with science, technology and innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic that has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments by...

5 Feb 2021 | SOUTH AFRICA SHARES AMBITIONS OF DEVELOPING OWN COVID-19 VACCINE

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments ...

4 Feb 2021 | Scientific research taking SA into the future

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments ...

3 Feb 2021 | Plastic Bodies, Public Policy and Popular Anger in Rural South Africa

A study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Walter Sisulu University (WSU) for the Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Co...

3 Feb 2021 | Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is safe and 92% effective - The Lancet

"A lot of people, us included, were sceptical," says Adam Gilchrist. "The Lancet is the number one medical journal in the world.” Russia's Sputn...

2 Feb 2021 | 67% of SA adults want the Covid-19 vaccine, study finds

Cape Town - Professor Linda-Gail Bekker, the deputy director of the UCT's Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, an infectious diseases specialist, said numbers wou...

2 Feb 2021 | Overwhelming desire from South Africans to get Covid-19 vaccine - study

Johannesburg – While some South Africans are apprehensive about taking the Covid-19 vaccine, there appears to be an overwhelming desire from the...

2 Feb 2021 | SA does not have to reinvent the wheel in creating workable education policy

We collaborated on a guide that examines how SA can ensure its data policy and governance takes some of the lessons and concerns from previous educati...

2 Feb 2021 | Vaccines expected to offer relief as COVID-19 deaths continue to soar

Authorities in Africa’s most populous country, which has 200 million people, plan to inoculate 40% of the population this year and another 30% i...