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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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Fast four: Your questions about COVID jabs & pregnancy answered


Pregnant people are more likely to fall very ill with COVID-19 than those who are not pregnant. This is why experts recommend that pregnant people get vaccinated. We answer four questions about how the jabs work during and after pregnancy.

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Mohale Moloi is Bhekisisa's television producer and a health journalist.