The world was able to develop COVID-19 vaccines in just over a year. But much more needs to be done before we can end the pandemic.
You can only get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine if you register. Here’s how to do it.
SA will receive 480 000 additional COVID vaccines from Johnson & Johnson — but only if they’re found to be safe. Meanwhile, we’ll only hear in the week of June 7 if we can release our first two batches of 31 million Johnson & Johnson jabs.
The stop-start nature of South Africa’s roll-out is not the only reason herd immunity is an unrealistic goal for this year. A scarce supply of vaccines and new variants of concern circulating in the country play a role too. Find out more.
What does the inside of a vaccination centre look like and how do nurses administer the jab that goes into your arm? We show you the vials, syringes and vaccinators — and explain the science behind it.
Usually, the gap between designing a study and scaling it up to reach people on the ground takes years. Sisonke did it in a matter of 17 days – and rewrote history.
What’s the likelihood of vaccinated people passing on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? A growing body of evidence shows that COVID-19 jabs can substantially reduce the chance of transmitting the virus to others. Find out why.
New data from Pfizer confirms the lifespan of their COVID vaccine in a refrigerator is more than six times longer than initially estimated.
Watch this short video if you're unsure about what to expect after you get your COVID jab.
The only way to book an appointment for a COVID jab is to register on the government’s electronic vaccination system. But how does the system decide who gets vaccinated first and what happens if you missed an appointment? We asked the health department.