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Tanya Farber Senior science reporter

Tanya Farber is the senior science reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.


WOMEN'S DAY | Why should a woman risk her life because she needs to use the bathroom?

This Women's Day, thousands of families across the country are still caught in a web of grief at the loss of loved ones ...


Earliest known cases of Covid-19 originated in a wet market in Wuhan

An international team of 18 researchers has confirmed that the first cases of Covid-19 originated in a wet market in ...


Children in SA face among the worst bullying across the globe — report

Levels of bullying, victimisation and school violence in SA are among the highest in the world, placing a heavy burden ...


Silence and pitfalls in services: Child victims of crime left out in the cold

The recent harrowing crime stats showed an increase in the first three months of this year of more than 37% when it ...


Chances of finding 60 missing KZN flood victims virtually nil

While KwaZulu-Natal has been thrown into turmoil by a fresh bout of flooding that has already claimed one life, ...


Quick uptick in Covid-19 cases not yet cause for concern, says NICD

The increase in positive Covid-19 tests is not yet cause for alarm, says the National Institute for Communicable ...


Children aged 10 to 14 have highest rate of positive Covid-19 tests

The highest Covid-19 positivity rate is now among children between 10 and 14, health minister Joe Phaahla said on ...


Ramaphosa meets head of WHO for talks on Africa's bid to combat Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomed World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus to his official ...


New jab on the vaccine block: Sinopharm registered by Sahpra

South Africans have become familiar with the Pfizer-BioNTech (known as the Comirnaty vaccine) and Johnson & Johnson ...


Tutu’s body escorted into cathedral by daughter Thandeka

The body of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu arrived at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town on Thursday in a plain ...