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Mask, needle and Covid-19 vaccine

 As of Wednesday, October 20, 2021, minors around South Africa descended on Covid-19 vaccine sites around the country in order to receive a potentially life-saving Covid-19 jab.

Covid-19 vaccine and needle

As South Africa prepares to embrace the new normal and the availability of Covid-19 vaccines, making the jab mandatory has become a topic of contention. 

person undergoing Covid-19 testing

Last week the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) announced a framework that would require staff and students who have not received the Covid-19 vaccine to prove that they are not infected with the virus.

Covid-19 vaccine certificates now available in SA

The Department of Health has officially launched its digital Covid-19 vaccine certificates.

 The Department of Health has confirmed that they are currently testing the Covid-19 vaccine certificate system.

Vaccines being administered

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) and the National Immunisation Safety Expert Committee have reassured the public that both the Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are safe to use.

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