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Health Hub | Pfizer’s COVID jab is approved for SA teens and how transphobia blocks access to government hospitals

Now that the Pfizer vaccine has been registered for teenagers in SA, when can parents and those 12 years and older expect to get the jab? Bhekisisa editor-in-chief Mia Malan got answers from the health department’s acting director general, Nicholas Crisp, and the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority’s senior manager for pharmaceutical evaluations, Silverani Padayachee.

Transphobia is rife in government health facilities. Trans rights activist and filmmaker Zoey Black shares her story and expands on how discrimination limits access to much needed care.

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