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Vaccine syringe production needs urgent boost amid pandemic – WHO

By: Thabi Madiba     28th October 2021 World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti on Thursday called for drastic measures for the a boost in vaccine... 

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Covid-19: 472 new infections and 62 new deaths reported in SA

By: News24Wire      28th October 2021 South Africa recorded 472 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Wednesday and 62 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 89 049. According to a... 

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Covid-19: South Africa records 331 new infections and 53 deaths

By: News24Wire      27th October 2021 South Africa recorded 331 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Tuesday and 53 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 987. According to a... 

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Business body Busa seeks court order on mandatory Covid-19 vaccination

By: News24Wire      26th October 2021 Court action initiated by Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to seek an order on compulsory Covid-19 vaccination in the workplace is looming. The... 

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Covid-19: 146 new confirmed cases, 9 new deaths recorded in South Africa

By: News24Wire      26th October 2021 South Africa recorded 146 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Monday and nine deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 934. According to a... 

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Military Ombud wants its Act reviewed for own-initiative investigations

By: Thabi Madiba     25th October 2021 The South African Military Ombud Lieutenant General Vusumuzi Masondo on Monday called for a review of the Military Ombud Act, citing challenges... 

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Aspen starts local manufacture of anaesthetics at flagship Gqeberha site 

By: Simone Liedtke     25th October 2021 Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has officially opened multinational specialty pharmaceutical company Aspen’s general... 

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Over 10-million people applied for R350 grant since it was extended – Lindiwe Zulu  

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 More than 10-million South Africans applied for the Covid-19 social relief of grant of R350, less than two weeks after applications were reopened.... 

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'Each successive wave has proven to be more severe' – Netcare

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 Netcare treated almost twice as many Covid-19 patients in its hospitals between April and September this year compared to the same time in 2020... 

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Covid-19: More than 21 million vaccine jabs administered in South Africa

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 The country recorded 520 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Thursday and 81 deaths, bringing the death toll to 88 835. According to a statement by... 

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Covid-19: 4 300 died in Western Cape's third wave, but numbers were reduced by vaccination - officials

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 More than 4 300 people died during the third wave of Covid-19 in the Western Cape. However, the vaccination of those aged 50 and older protected... 

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