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Civil unrest disrupts health services in S. Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | South Africa’s National Department of Health said on Tuesday that health services were disrupted in the country due to the ongoing protests. “The recent violent protests have impacted the vaccination rollout and also disrupted access to essential healthcare services including collection of chronic medication by …

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757 arrested, 10 dead in S. Africa after violent protests

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | A total of 10 people have died while 757 have been arrested following violent protests in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Province, said South African Police Minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday. Cele made the remarks while briefing the media on how the the Justice, Crime Prevention and …

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Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine widely accepted in S. Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | South African government, political parties, labor and civil society have given thumbs up to the CoronaVac, also known as the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, which they said would bolster the country’s fight against the pandemic. South African Health Products Authority (SAHPRA) approved the use of CoronaVac …

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