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The first batch of COVID vaccines touched down in South Africa in February 2021. Health workers were the first to get a jab under the Sisonke study. But even before the country had bought any jabs, our reporters were writing about the logistics and the politics of the project. If you want to know how well the vaccines work, how the different jabs compare or what it takes to create a vaccine from research, to regulation, to rollout, you’re at the right place.

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Health Hub | Anthony Fauci answers 18 COVID questions for Health Hub

Bhekisisa’s editor-in-chief, Mia Malan, speaks to US infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, about the COVID-19 pandemic and what lessons South Africa can learn from how the pandemic has played out in the United States. In this wide-ranging conversation, they discuss global vaccine inequity, the future of international travel and how vaccine hesitant people can be encouraged to get vaccinated.

This interview was aired on Bhekisisa and Newzroom Afrika’s new programme, Health Hub. Watch the segment live at 9am on Sunday mornings on Newzroom Afrika (DSTV channel 405).

Want to read a print story of this interview? You can do so here.