Research suggests that this TB jab could help with more than just TB. Now scientists are testing the vaccine to see if it will help protect the continent from COVID-19.
South Africa will most probably move down to lockdown level 1 tonight. Watch President Cyril Ramaphosa live.
After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
With more than 300 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, Gauteng continues to be the epicentre of the country's outbreak. Find out what the...
When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
December holidays are upon us and so are family braais, going to the movies and sports events. But is it safe to do these things? Well, yes and no. It depends how many people there are, how far they’re sitting from each other and how much ventilation there is.
We speak to MSF on why J&J is so slow to deliver SA's vaccines and we also discuss the HIV prevention pill with Linda-Gail Bekker and Yogan Pillay.
Mia and Ayoade Alakija discuss the 2022 International Aids conference and how institutional racism in the global health system affects who gets to have a say in the fight against HIV/AIDS. A South African NGO is helping teen moms to stay in school, we bring you their stories. Finally we unpack how the South African government is going to hire experts to implement universal healthcare policy.
When we are socialised to believe something as natural as menstruation is dirty, those who bleed may feel embarrassed about their period.
Medicines regulators constantly monitor the safety of COVID-19 vaccines by tracking reactions among people who have gotten the jab. Each case is investigated to see if the symptoms are caused by the vaccine, in which case the response will be listed as a side effect.
The Uhambo vaccine trial may be over but South Africa’s search for a jab that could prevent HIV globally isn’t.
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