Category Archives: Medical & Health

Gelvandale police station closed due to COVID 19 related incident

EASTERN CAPE – SAPS Gelvandale is temporarily closed due to a member having tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The Community Service Centre is operating from the Gelvandale Community Hall in Prinsloo

Pandemic Worsens Challenges Faced by Girls Globally

The world marks the International Day of the Girl Child on Sunday, during a year in which a global pandemic and subsequent economic downturn has created further challenges for girls. The United

Coronavirus case at Nelspruit police station

MPUMALANGA – All communities serviced by Nelspruit Police Station, are advised that this police station will be temporarily closed due to a member who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The Community

Bloemspruit police station closed due to Covid 19 related incident

The Community of Bloemspruit in Mangaung Metro is advised that the police station is closed due to a Covid-19 related case. The Community Service Centre will temporarily operate from a caravan placed

US Drugmaker Begins Late Stage Human Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has begun late-stage human trials of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Dr. Paul Stoffels, Johnson & Johnson’s chief scientific officer, told reporters Wednesday

US Coronavirus Death Toll Inching Toward 200,000 Deaths

The United States is approaching the milestone of 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, experts monitoring the outbreak day. The U.S. has more than 6.8 million infections, according to the Johns Hopkins University

DealesVille and Smithfield police stations temporarily closed for Covid-19 decontamination

FREE STATE -The communities serviced by Dealesville and Smithfield police stations are advised that the stations are temporarily closed for decontamination after members tested positive for COVID-19. Dealesville: The CSC will temporarily

Coronavirus case at Machadodorp police station

MPUMALANGA – All communities serviced by the Machadodorp Police Station, are advised that this police station will be temporarily closed due to a member who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The

Covid-19 awareness campaign to flatten the curve held in Mdantsane

EASTERN CAPE – Following the address of the nation by the Honorable RSA President, Cyril Ramaphosa on Covid-19 and Disaster Management Regulations last night, the following Government departments embarked on an awareness

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 900,000

With the global death toll from COVID-19 pandemic now over 900,000, the top infectious disease expert in the United States says that drugmaker AstraZeneca’s suspension of final global trials of its experimental vaccine

South Africa Mourns Death of Anti-Apartheid Icon, Lawyer George Bizos

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans are mourning the death of anti-apartheid activist and attorney George Bizos, best known for his role as defense lawyer for South African icon Nelson Mandela. Bizos’ family said

Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant Astra-Zeneca has paused large-scale global trials of its COVID-19 vaccine because a volunteer participant became ill after receiving the experimental drug. The company issued a statement Tuesday saying the