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Basic demographic information for all deaths registered by the Department of Home Affairs on the National Population Register are provided to the SAMRC. In the context of the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, it has become essential to track the weekly num...
Department of Science and Innovation ramp up funding awards to South Africa Covid-19 Testing Ability The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), a DSI...
South Africa recently announced the start of the country’s first COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. The vaccine is also being tested in the UK and Brazil. Ina Skosana spoke to the vice-president for research at the South African Medical Research Counci...
The first participants in South Africa's first clinical trial for a vaccine against Covid-19 will be vaccinated this week. The first clinical trial in South Africa and on the continent for a Covid-19 vaccine was announced today, 23 June 2020, at a v...

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