Tanya Farber Senior science reporter

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

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Vaccine shortages ‘a thing of the past’ as deliveries flood into SA

SA now has a bountiful supply of Covid-19 vaccines and a pipeline that will last until the end of the year.

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Trauma patients may find no beds in Western Cape hospitals this weekend

Hospitals in the Western Cape could reach breaking point this weekend as Covid-19 infections rise, relaxed alcohol ...

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Looters with Covid-19 symptoms must get tested, says Kubayi

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has urged those involved in the unrest in Gauteng and KZN to get tested if they ...

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Western Cape finally hits plateau of third wave — but it's no time to relax

The Western Cape, which has lagged only behind Gauteng in its portion of the daily national Covid-19 infections, has ...

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‘We do have vaccine security’: South Africa’s stock of 3.6 million doses is a record

The daily number of vaccinations was 191,000 on Thursday but the target is 250,000 a day by the end of next week, ...

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Vaccine acceptance rises from 71% to 76%, national survey finds

South Africans’ willingness to have a Covid-19 vaccine increased from 71% in February-March to 76% in April-May, ...

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Next Covid-19 variant to watch like a hawk: the highly transmissible Lambda

While Delta is ripping through SA, global eyes are turning to a new variant: Lambda.

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Many aren’t pitching for jab as the virus got them at the eleventh hour

Experts say multiple factors are standing in the way of getting shots into arms, and included in those are infections ...

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Western Cape officially enters third wave with 9,300 active Covid-19 cases

The province has officially entered the third wave of Covid-19, says the head of health Dr Keith Cloete.

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Western Cape officially entering its third wave of Covid-19, says premier

The province has not quite passed the threshold of the technical definition, but premier Alan Winde said on Thursday ...