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3 ways the Budget Speech impacts healthcare in SA

From a healthcare perspective, this year's Budget Speech is significant in three key ways...

By Ahmed Banderker 19 hours ago

Viruses can hijack cellular process in order to block immune response

Research has found that viruses that cause diseases such as the common cold, measles, or Covid-19 can hijack an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the body's antiviral immune response to a viral infection...

3 days ago

Police seize unregistered medicines at OR Tambo International Airport

The South African Police Service (SAPS) this week seized unregistered medicines worth a market value of R126 million at the OR Tambo International Airport...

19 Feb 2021

Discovery Invest shares their market outlook for 2021

It goes without saying that 2020 was a tumultuous year as people around the world confronted the unprecedented social, economic and political challenges brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak...

Issued by Discovery Invest 19 Feb 2021

A new vaccine is being tested in Cape Town: Here's why it's different

University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers are expected to start a phase one clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate, hAd5 T-cell, later this month...

By Michael Cherry 19 Feb 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

Study finds that not enough South Africans are prepared to be vaccinated against Covid-19

South Africans are torn with regards to whether or not they get vaccinated against Covid-19. According to the Ask Afrika Covid-19 Tracker study, just over half of respondents (52%) said they planned to get vaccinated when the vaccine roll-out programme reaches them...

By Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 19 Feb 2021

How advanced supply chain technology can help streamline Covid-19 vaccine rollout

While the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine has signified the first signs of light at the end of the tunnel, the reality is that this public health crisis is still far from over...

By Chris Sullivan 18 Feb 2021

Ramaphosa kicks off vaccine rollout at Khayelitsha

"This day represents a real milestone for us as South Africans that finally the vaccines are here and they are being administered. I was rather pleased that there were five people who were vaccinated before me and they are health workers"...

18 Feb 2021

Vaccine rollout starts today

The Covid-19 vaccine programme will start today, with healthcare workers being first in line to receive the 80,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson jabs, which arrived in South Africa yesterday...

17 Feb 2021

How the coronavirus mutates and what this means for the future of Covid-19

The recent appearance of new variants of SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus causing Covid-19 infections), that may be associated with increased transmission of the virus and disease severity...

By Ed Rybicki, Anna-Lise Williamson, Don Cowan & Stephanie G Burton 17 Feb 2021

Global commodities' position as a bull sector within a bear market represents a unique opportunity for African mining

The world's mining sectors' performanc usually tracks the ups and downs of global GDP. However, this historic correlation has never really been tested against the backdrop of a truly global health and economic crisis...

By Nivaash Singh 16 Feb 2021

How the emoji could help democratise online science dialogue

As communication about science and health increasingly moves online, new ways are emerging for people to participate in public dialogue about advances in science...

By Marina Joubert 15 Feb 2021



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