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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...
Just over 100 days after South Africa’s Covid-19 lockdown began, the worst is almost certainly yet to come. At a Daily Maverick webinar assessing the country’s handling of the pandemic so far, panellists were in agreement that the crisis will require...
No, South Africa’s alcohol ban wasn’t the only thing that helped lower hospital trauma admissions recently, but it did play a substantial role. COMMENT South Africa’s ban on alcohol sales may be over, but the controversy around it is not. It’s time t...
Prof Salome Maswime, a beneficiary of  the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)’s Mid-Career Scientist Grant administered by the Division of Research Capacity Development (RCD) has been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to be in it...

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