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Anti-vax appeal - court asked to stop South Africa's Covid vaccination campaign pending an investigation

The Covid Care Alliance, Transformative Health Justice and a non-profit organisation called Free the Children - Save the Nation have asked the Pretoria High Court to halt the government's efforts to vaccinate South Africans against Covid.
Source: ©Elvira Koneva
Source: ©Elvira Koneva

Respondents in the case are President Cyril Ramaphosa, Health Minister Joe Phaahla, the director-general of the Department of Health, the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority and National Treasury.

The attorney for the applicants, Riekie Erasmus, said on Tuesday that the case has been referred to the deputy judge president to assign the matter.

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