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J&J vaccine trial shows effectiveness against dominant delta variant

The Covid-19 delta variant, which emerged in India in late 2020, is now present all over the globe due to the variant’s much higher rate of transmission. Due to the unique mutations found in the delta variant, the capacity of the various Covid-19 vaccines to neutralise delta have been examined – driven by concerns that…

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Covid-19 vaccine registration for over-35s to commence in mid-July

Only recently, the Health Department announced that the vaccination registration and subsequent rollout would be extended to individuals over the age of 50. Now, acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has announced that those aged between 35-49 are eligible for the vaccine. Registration is to open on the 15th of July, with the rollout commencing on…