Media and COVID-19


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...

1 Feb 2021 | HSRC facing problems with their surveys - Mr Sean Jooste

The Human Sciences Research Council is conducting surveys about the prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies in the country. The problem is that they are com...

29 Jan 2021 | Will you get the vaccine?

A survey by the University of Johannesburg and Human Sciences Research Council has found that of the 100 000 people it polled, 67% said they were like...

29 Jan 2021 | Covid-19 Antibody Survey not a covert vaccination attempt - HSRC & Co.

National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS) not a covert vaccination attempt says Limpopo Department of HealthThe Limpopo Provincial Health Department an...

29 Jan 2021 | HSRC dismisses rumours that antibody survey is a secret vaccination plot

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and its research partners have dismissed rumours that its National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS) was an a...

29 Jan 2021 | HSRC Survey shows potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa

Authors, Narnia Bohler-Muller, divisional executive and Benjamin Roberts a research director in the developmental, capable and ethical state (DCES) re...

29 Jan 2021 | Majority of South Africans in favour of being vaccinated

More than 60 percent of adults would definitely or probably take a COVID-19 vaccine, a survey has found, as the country gears up to administer its fir...

28 Jan 2021 | National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS) not a covert vaccination attempt says Limpopo Department of Health

Notes to the EditorResearch Methodology•    19000 interviews with people over 12 years of age in each of the nine (9) provinces&bu...

27 Jan 2021 | Minister Blade Nzimande: Plans for reopening of Post School Education and Training Institutions amid Coronavirus Covid-19 - 18 Jan 2021

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation statement on plans for the reopening of Post School Education and Training Institutions and the c...

27 Jan 2021 | New study finds most South African adults willing to take Covid-19 vaccine

A new study has shown that more than 60% of South Africans are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine.Research was conducted by Centre for Social Change...