Covid vaccines now mandatory in workplace regardless of belief or opinion

Many regulations are set to change the work sector in several facets—including mandatory vaccinations regardless of…

New lockdown rules for schools, what parents need to know

Under the new regulations, all primary, secondary and special schools will resume full-time attendance as of…

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients will no longer have to isolate

A special Cabinet meeting held on Monday night, 31 January 2022, approved changes to the COVID-19 regulations…

Health MEC gets real with people as KZN surpasses GP in cases

"In KZN, increasing numbers are a cause for concern now that KZN has surpassed Gauteng, the…

Vaccination sites to be allocated at roadblocks

"The Department of Health has stated that it intends to improve vaccination rates by using pop-up vaccination sites…

The results are in on vaccine mandate public support

"According to a new study released this week, slightly more than half of the general public…

More lockdown restrictions expected this week

"According to BER, this suggests that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation sometime this week…

KZN enters 4th wave, thanks to low vaccination rate

"From 26 Nov 2021, KZN began receiving more than 100 new cases each day, with the average…

The final results on COVID-19’s impact on kids lives and futures

"The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the lives of youngsters, according…

“The unvaccinated” to be restricted and mandatory vaccines in pipeline

"As a result of opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine, resulting in the virus spreading, mandatory vaccinations…

Pfizer applies for SAHPRA authorisation for COVID-19 booster shots

"According to the local drug watchdog, the evaluation of data on the safety and efficacy of…

Concerns over festive season, as COVID cases rise

"As the pandemic's fourth wave hangs in the balance, will South Africans be subjected to lockdown…

Grocery vouchers for over 60s who vaccinate in November

"Those over the age of 60 who receive the vaccine in November will be rewarded with…

Mediclinic Newcastle vaccination centre to close

"Mediclinic Newcastle COVID-19 vaccination centre will be closing on 29 October 2021. This is due to persistently…

COVID-19 vaccines does not turn people into cannibals, states KZN Health MEC

"According to the most recent conspiracy theory, the Covid-19 vaccine causes people to become bloodthirsty cannibals."

COVID outbreak in China threatens Beijing Winter Olympics

"Northern China's authorities are presently reimposing lockdowns and other emergency measures in order to contain the…

Today, around 7 000 teens successfully received their Pfizer vaccine

"Around 7 000 children between the ages of 12 and 17 received their first shot of…

Ages 12-17 can now receive the vaccine from Mediclinic Newcastle

"Children between the ages of 12 and 17 will be the next group to get the…

Step by Step on how to get your digital vaccination certificate

"The South African COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate portal is virtually live. Some people have already obtained their…

Low numbers see Amajuba District launch “Vuma” vaccine initiative

"A total of 21% of South Africa's adult population is now fully vaccinated. However, the Amajuba…

Update on how to register and receive the COVID-19 vaccine 2021

"With people lining up to safeguard themselves and those around them, many are hesitant as they…

Mediclinic Newcastle celebrates 1000th vaccine with Roxanne Singh

"Mediclinic Newcastle has achieved a noteworthy milestone in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the…

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for children aged 12 and older

"SAHPRA provides authorisation for children aged 12 and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine."

Mediclinic Newcastle now offers direct bookings for COVID-19 vaccination

"Accessing a vaccine has now become more accessible, with the launch of the Mediclinic Vaccination Booking portal –…

SA looks at vaccinating children against COVID-19

"Desperately trying to obtain herd immunity, thereby stopping not only the spread of the virus but…

Over 1 100 new COVID cases reported in KZN schools

"KwaZulu-Natal has recorded more than 1 100 COVID-19 cases across 350 schools in the past three…

New, powerful potential COVID-19 variant found in South Africa

"COVID-19, as feared, is proving to be a rapidly evolving enemy, especially with ignorant South Africans…

Mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace, Rob Russell offers clarity on the contentious topic

"With the virus now an intimate part of our lives globally, South Africans, like the rest…

COVID-19 vaccines start today for people between 18 and 35

"South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination programme now takes the next step, following Cabinet’s approval to vaccinate people…

Unvaccinated Curro staff may be retrenched, according to CEO

"Curro, the leading independent private school provider in South Africa, will be ensuring all of its…

COVID-19: Concerns over Amajuba District death rate. “Schools responsible for cluster cases”

"However, what is truly concerning, is that the Provincial Government has also noted an increase in…

You could have access to your retirement fund soon; this is why

"Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is calling for South African workers to have access to a percentage…

47% of South Africans believe prayer is more effective than the vaccine

"South Africa's vaccination rollout programme is hastening, with over seven million vaccine doses administered to date.…

Ivermectin not miracle drug, Mediclinic SA explains

"With this in mind, Mediclinic Southern Africa pointed out that Dr Emmanuel Taban observed that two out…

Over 30 000 COVID-19 cases reported in two days

"According to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), as of Wednesday,14 July 2021, the institute…

South Africa’s 35 to 49 age group to be vaccinated from August

"As of August 2021, South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination programme is expected to gain further momentum, with…

Approximately 70% of people who registered for the vaccine are no shows

"Shifting gears, the vaccine rollout has progressed into its next phase, with people aged 50 years…

Mediclinic Newcastle announces visitation changes as KZN Premier warns of resurgence

"As South Africa faces tighter lockdown restrictions, the race against the third wave within the province…

KZN woman dies while waiting in COVID-19 vaccine queue

"Sadly, a 63-year-old woman passed away while waiting in line for the Covid-19 vaccine at the…

NICD notes a sustained increase in COVID-19 cases

"The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a National Health Laboratory Service division, states that it…

Employment Minister issues new direction concerning vaccinations in the workplace

"Constitutional grounds could be the right to bodily integrity in section 12(2) and the right to…

Mediclinic Newcastle on increase in COVID cases as Amajuba District “nears the line”

"When focussing on the Amajuba District, the Premier pointed out that the District is the only…

Video showing COVID-19 vaccine recipients magnetised addressed

"Video footage has surfaced showing individuals placing metal coins on the arms of people who have…

Registered senior citizens, know your vaccinations locations

"The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has named the sites where Newcastillians can be vaccinated."

Health Department initiative assists Newcastle’s elderly register for COVID-19 vaccine

"Taking place at the Newcastle Organisation For The Aged (NOFTA) Hall in Lennoxton, residents from Paradise,…

South Africa on high alert, following concern over new COVID-19 variants

In a statement on Tuesday evening, 4 May 2021, he explained, “We confirm that the B.1.617…

Mediclinic Newcastle discharges its 1000th Covid patient

Reflecting on her experience in the hospital, thanking all the medical personnel who cared for her,…

Senior citizens can now register online for COVID-19 vaccinations

"Health minister Zweli Mkhize announced that online registrations for phase 2 of South Africa's COVID-19 vaccine…

J&J vaccine temporarily suspended despite lightning, toasters and pen caps killing more people annually

With the much needed Johnson and Johnson vaccine temporary suspended, is this a wise decision? Let…

Court order allows Ivermectin to be used as COVID-19 treatment—AfriForum elaborates

"During a virtual sitting on Tuesday, 6 April 2021, the Pretoria High Court ruled a registered…