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Claire Keeton Senior features writer

Claire Keeton is a features writer who has earned awards for her HIV and mental health coverage, and has reported on Covid, including as a vaccine trial volunteer and from inside a Covid ICU. She has spent 30 years exploring SA and been to more than 60 countries reporting on human rights, civil conflicts and environmental threats, as well as doing adventure travel


Right-to-die champion free, will fight for law change in Tutu’s honour

“It’s been three years and I’m free,” says Sean Davison, the right-to-die champion whose three-year house arrest ended ...


SA paraglider flies off Mount Everest

Johannesburg paraglider and climber Pierre Carter became the first person to legally fly off Mount Everest in Nepal ...


Cut risk of Covid-19 death by 20x with double jab

The risk of dying from Covid-19 is 20 times higher among people who are not vaccinated than those who had the double ...


Covid-19 jabs safe in early pregnancy, Norwegian data shows

Covid-19 vaccinations do not increase the risk of first-trimester miscarriages in pregnant women new research shows.


SA’s ‘unpredictable’ third wave of Covid-19 shows no sign of abating

SA’s third wave of Covid-19 infections is dragging on longer than expected and behaving differently from the first and ...


Young adults give vaccine rollout a shot in the arm

The enthusiasm among younger South Africans to be vaccinated has driven the daily numbers up, with average daily ...


J&J Covid vaccine works against Delta

The J&J Covid-19 vaccine protects people against dying if they get infected with the Delta variant.


Covid-19: Vaccines open to those aged 35 and older from August

SA’s vaccination programme will open up to people from 35 to 49 years old from August 1, with registrations beginning ...


Covid-19 vaccines flowing into SA in July

More than one million doses of J&J Covid-19 vaccine landed in SA on Thursday night and another half a million doses are ...


Russian, Chinese vaccines on way but they won't be a magic bullet for SA

SA’s negotiations to secure the Sputnik V and Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines are “at an advanced stage” but, even if ...