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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 nu...
People across the country are pulling out all the stops to help register pensioners for the COVID-19 vaccine, and now pension payout points where thousands queue for their monthly grant, are being targeted.  Volunteers from all walks of life are now...
Rare thromboembolic events have been observed during the vaccination rollout, which have prompted cautionary pauses in vaccinations by some regulatory authorities, including the South Africa Health Products Regulatory Authority. Here, we report inter...
Since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has been responsive to change, leading research and dialogue on the pandemic. It also continued with pioneering cutting-edge medical innovations and program...

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