Media and COVID-19


26 Jan 2021 | A hesitant nation? Survey shows potential acceptance of a Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa

By Narnia Bohler-Muller, Benjamin Roberts, Kate Alexander, Carin Runciman and Ngqapheli MchunuThe Covid-19 pandemic continues to inflict appreciable b...

26 Jan 2021 | Almost seven out of 10 South African adults are willing to take Covid-19 vaccine, new UJ study shows

A new study from the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Social Change shows that two out of three adults would be willing to take the Covid...

26 Jan 2021 | Biden signs restrictions effectively banning travel for non-US citizens who were recently in SA

THE White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden has signed an order on Monday imposing a ban on most non-US citizens entering the country who h...

26 Jan 2021 | No vaccination means years of COVID-19-induced death and suffering

The University of Johannesburg–Human Sciences Research Council Covid-19 Democracy Survey measured attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccination in Sout...

19 Jan 2021 | How to beat the stigma around Covid-19

By Newsbreak Producer/Presenter, Taresh Harreeparshad - What happens when you reveal your covid19 status and suddenly notice that family and friends c...

19 Jan 2021 | Myths, misconceptions and othering of Covid-19 patients

Myths, misconceptions and othering of COVID19 patients 19 January 2021 11:07 AM What are some of the misconceptions and myths surrounding COVID19 and ...

11 Jan 2021 | Survey shows healthcare workers feel depressed, afraid: Prof Priscilla Reddy

The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine early in 2020 conducted...

22 Dec 2020 | World needs to rethink how it motivates mask-wearing

As a second wave of coronavirus infections hits South Africa, psychologist Garret Barnwell argues that the country needs to find different and creativ...

18 Dec 2020 | NATIONAL COVID-19 ANTIBODY SURVEY: Mr Adlai Davids on Lotus FM

The Human Sciences Research Council together with a range of partners including the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and the South African...