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Iran, Russia discussing joint production of Covid-19 vaccine

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Weather disasters and the Covid-19 pandemic have simultaneously hit tens of millions of people worldwide this year, ...

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Zulu king warns politicians to unite against Covid-19 or face punishment ...

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UK PM Johnson has faith in top medical officer – health minister

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faith in his top medical adviser, health minister Matt Hancock said on ...

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Caf medical official praises the PSL’s bio-bubble plan that saw 2019-20 ...

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Henri Leconte supports decision to allow spectators at French Open

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Zero tolerance for mask-dodgers in SA’s skies

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1,906 new cases of Covid-19 in past 24 hours

South Africa has more than 665,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

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Herbal remedy firm catches a cold over claims it can cure Covid-19

The local distributors of a herbal remedy have been ordered to stop claiming it can prevent or cure Covid-19.

By TimesLIVE





Nelson Mandela Bay has ramped up measures to counter the deadly coronavirus as the outbreak continues to spread across the globe, with the first case reported in SA this week. Read more: https://bit.ly/2VTQvHg



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