vaccine rollout

Our take: One million Vaccinated!

South Africa hit a key milestone this week: Over 1 million citizens have been vaccinated! We know, we know. It’s a LONG way from herd immunity. Government is hoping to vaccinate 16.5 million South Africans in the current phase two, which targets the elderly and healthcare workers. Good news, though: once those aged 60 and …

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The big story: Covid 3.0

In case you haven’t noticed yet… South Africa is in the midst of the third wave. Sigh. Despite our collective Covid fatigue, it’s important to once again try and limit your interactions. In the past week, hospitalisations increased by 17%; the number of positive cases also continues to rise, averaging about 3000 daily.  What does …

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Vaccinations back on track

The Johnson & Johnson vaccination programme is back on track after the government decided to temporarily suspend it last week. A number of experts said there was no need to halt vaccinations as clotting is very rare and no cases were reported in South Africa.  The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said vaccinations …

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