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VACCINE WRAP | Govt expected to announce lifting of J&J vaccine suspension soon

23 April 2021 3:55 PM
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CapeTalk gives you a round-up of the latest vaccine news every week.

It's been 10 days since Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the suspension of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa.

The resumption of the J&J vaccine rollout is expected to be officially announced by the Department of Health in the coming days.

Here's a recap of the most-read vaccine stories we covered this week:

  • J&J suspension to be lifted
  • USA issues travel warning over SA's slow vaccine rollout
  • Old age homes asked to step in with EVDS registrations
  • SA govt sets up vaccine injury compensation fund
  • Elderly advised to get flu shot before Covid-19 jab

-Sahpra recommend J&J suspension be lifted

In other Covid-19 related news:

  • Fears of Covid-19 surge during school break
  • Premier says residents shouldn't relax
  • Command Council to consider proposed 100% return to schools

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Here's a look back at our previous vaccine wrap articles:

- 16 April: VACCINE WRAP | J&J jab suspended, online vaccine registrations open for elderly
- 8 April: VACCINE WRAP | Last batch of Sisonke jabs, Ramaphosa gets rollout plan ultimatum
- 2 April: VACCINE WRAP | J&J jab granted conditional approval, SA's AstraZeneca shots sold
- 25 March: VACCINE WRAP | SA awaits Pfizer jab with over 220k vaccinations in Sisonke trial
- 19 March: VACCINE WRAP | More J&J jabs arrive in SA, Europe puts AstraZeneca shot on hold
- 12 March: VACCINE WRAP | Western Cape's J&J doses running low, warning over bogus vaccines
- 5 March: VACCINE WRAP | Frontliners turned away at Tygerberg site, WC hits over 15k jabs
- 26 Feb: VACCINE WRAP | Over 7k people jabbed in WC, queue-jumpers try 'game the system




23 April 2021 3:55 PM
Tags:
CapeTalk Vaccine wrap
J&J
vaccine updates

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