Covid-19 vaccine


In 2021, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) acknowledged that the closeness of learners to each other in the classroom, and overcrowding, are factors that can increase the risk of Covid-19 infection.

With the easing of travel restrictions around the world, many people will look to travel abroad. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, travellers may require different documentation apart from their passports and travel visas.

More than 36 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in South Africa, 38 754 of which were administered in the past 24 hours. And while there is no mandatory vaccination legislation in South Africa, institutions of higher learning have been introducing vaccination policies which are impacting students.


Government has announced new rules when it comes to face masks, gatherings and international travel. Here’s how it impacts you.


During President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Tuesday evening, he revealed that only 35% of South Africa’s youth have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Several rules have changed with regards to the management of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa after President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Tuesday.

The number of people expected to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the coming days is set to increase after the Health Department announced these changes to the country's vaccine rollout program. 

The Department of Health (DOH) has announced several changes made to South Africa’s national vaccination roll-out plan. The announcement made by the DOH will have an impact on the way citizens access the Covid-19 vaccine in the country. 

The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) has found that there is a high percentage of people who have antibodies to fight Covid-19 in South Africa. 

South Africa’s Covid-19 Alert Level 1 regulations have been adjusted which sees the relaxation of several laws regarding social distancing.

On Friday 21 January 2022, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) delivered a much anticipated first pronouncement on the fairness of a dismissal following an employee’s refusal to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.

With a new academic year just around the corner, the topic of mandatory vaccination in order to access campus has flared up.

As Covid-19 vaccines became readily available in the country, the South African government set a target of vaccinating 70% of the adult population before the end of 2021. 

South African Health Products Regulatory bodies have authorized the use of booster shots for the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine. 

As the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections spreads through South Africa, many companies are introducing measures to make vaccination mandatory and ensure their workplaces are safe.

When the Covid-19 Omicron variant was discovered in South Africa, health authorities moved quickly to notify the country and the world of its potential danger.

As the Omicron Covid-19 variant sparked the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal is emerging as the new epicenter of the virus in South Africa. 

As South Africa prepares for a busy festive season filled with the movement and cognition of people, health authorities are determined to vaccinate as many individuals as possible.

As we approach the festive season, many employees take some time off from work to spend time with friends and family. However, what if your boss says you can't take off? 

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in good spirits as he continues to recover after contracting Covid-19. The president has remained steadfast in his call for South Africans to get vaccinated.