September 23, 2021
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COVID-19 Death Toll Passes Spanish Flu To Become America’s Deadliest Pandemic

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COVID-19 has surpassed the Spanish Flu to become America’s deadliest pandemic COVID-19 has officially surpassed the 1918 Spanish Flu as the deadliest pandemic in United States history. As ...
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COVID-19 in SA: 1,504 new cases, 42 deaths recorded

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The NICD said 1,504 new COVID-19 cases and 42 deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. It said 86,216 people have succumbed to the virus, while ...
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Chris Rock Reveals He Has COVID-19, Urges Followers To Get Vaccinated

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The “Grown Ups” actor broke the news to his fans via Twitter. Earlier today, 56-year-old Chris Rock took to social media to share that he’s been diagnosed with ...
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Nicki Minaj Goes Off One Last Time Over COVID-19 Vaxx Controversy & Trinidadian Reporter

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The Twitter war between Nicki Minaj and what feels like many, many opponents rages on.  Earlier today, in a since-deleted tweet, Minaj quoted a reporter from Trinidad and Tobago, ...
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Actress Bonnie Mbuli opens up about her Covid-19 vaccine side effects – I can’t even get out of bed!

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Bonnie Mbuli has opened up on her Covid-19 vaccine and its side effects. The actress who recently scored a major international acting gig, said her side effects after ...
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Bonnie Mbuli opens up on her Covid-19 side effects

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Bonnie Mbuli has opened up on her Covid-19 vaccine and its side effects. The actress who recently scored a major international acting gig, said her side effects after ...
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Nas Reveals He Had COVID-19 & Details The “Mentally and Physically” Taxing Experience

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Nas tells Ebony Magazine that he caught COVID-19 a couple of months after releasing “King’s Disease” last year. In a recent interview with Ebony Magazine, Nas revealed that following ...
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Nicki Minaj not invited to White House to discuss Covid-19 vaccine

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White House officials have insisted Nicki Minaj has not been invited there to talk about the coronavirus vaccine. The “Anaconda” singer has repeatedly voiced her scepticism about the ...
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Good news for Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing in South Africa

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Sinovac Biotech Ltd.’s South African partner plans to have a vaccine-making facility operational as early as the end of the year after the two companies started a Covid-19 ...
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Amanda Black dragged for her tweets about Covid-19 vaccines

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Award-winning musician Amanda Black found herself trending for all the wrong reasons this week after she expressed her thoughts on Covid-19 vaccines. The debate around Covid-19 vaccines and ...
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All you need to know about the digital Covid-19 vaccine passport launching this month

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Health minister Joe Phaahla has confirmed that the government will launch a digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate—sometimes referred to as a vaccine passport—in “just over a week”. This comes ...
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COVID-19: Sinovac’s vaccine in children trial kicks off in SA on Friday

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China’s Sinovac Biotech will trial its COVID-19 vaccine in children and adolescents in South Africa on Friday as part of a global study. The first participant will receive ...
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COVID-19: UK travel restrictions on SA to remain

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Passengers arrive to people waving flags and musicians playing music after flying on an Emirates flight from Dubai, one of the first international commercial flights coming into South ...
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Ramaphosa urges people to work together on COVID-19 vaccine

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged leaders at the 13th Brics Summit to work together to ensure equal access to COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics. The summit was held ...
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6 270 new COVID-19 cases and 175 deaths recorded in SA

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The Health Department said 6,270 new COVID-19 cases and 175 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours. The Western Cape has recorded 1,479 infections and KwaZulu-Natal ...
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SA COVID-19: Calls for a differentiated approach

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Professor Shabir Madhi says South Africa is in a position to lift the National State of Disaster. Madhi says the government should consider implementing restrictions based on the ...
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COVID-19: Experts warn elections could be a superspreader event

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Stellenbosch University doctors warn the local government elections could become a COVID-19 super spreader event if people don’t get vaccinated by 01 November. They say a fourth wave ...
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Western Cape government says COVID-19 vaccines save lives

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The Western Cape could be out of the third COVID-19 wave by the end of next week. There’s been a weekly drop-in cases, which authorities say is due ...
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Sports fans encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine

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Vaccine doubters could derail the return to stadiums for sports fanatics. After almost two years of spectators missing in action at stadiums due to COVID-19, the sports ministry ...
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7,338 new COVID-19 cases, 253 deaths recorded

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Over 7,300 new COVID-19 cases and 253 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours. KwaZulu-Natal has recorded 1,923 infections and the Western Cape has 1,591 cases. ...
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Covid-19: Mixed reaction to Premier Winde’s call to end national lockdown

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Voices from business and politics in the province have reacted to Tuesday’s call by Premier Alan Winde to scrap the national state of disaster, which is in place ...
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COVID-19: Experts warn against easing of restrictions

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is widely expected to relax lockdown restrictions. But, some medical experts warn it may be too soon. The National Coronavirus Command Council is expected to ...
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COVID-19: Gauteng Health to head to Sedibeng to boost vaccination drive

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In a bid for the Gauteng province to reach its 10 million vaccination target by December, the mobile vaccination team will descend on Sedibeng. The vaccination team, said ...
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Ex-NBA Star Cedric Ceballos Reveals COVID-19 ICU Battle

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Cedric Ceballos is asking for prayers as he battles COVID-19. COVID-19 has been an incredibly difficult virus to deal with as it continues to mutate into various variants all ...
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SA Covid-19: 282 deaths and 5 372 new cases reported

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A further 282 Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of Covid-related deaths in the country to 83 899. The ...
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COVID-19: NICD urges people to get vaccinated while it monitors variant Mu

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The National Institute for Communicable Diseases on Monday it was watching developments around a new COVID-19 variant called “Mu”. The World Health Organisation recently classified the Pango lineage ...
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SA frontline healthcare workers document their fight against Covid-19

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Somewhere there is a light at the end of this tunnel. We have to believe it. Let’s hope for the dawn to break.” Those are the words uttered ...
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Vietnamese man jailed for 5 years for spreading Covid-19

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A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to five years in jail for spreading Covid-19 after he breached home quarantine rules.  Le Van Tri was convicted of “spreading dangerous ...
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4 118 new COVID-19 cases, 198 more deaths recorded

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The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 4,118 new COVID-19 cases. The NICD also reported 198 COVID-19 related deaths since the last reporting period. KwaZulu-Natal remains ...
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COVID-19: Mpumalanga takes jabs to schools

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Mpumalanga pupils aged 18 and older will soon be able to get vaccinated at school. The provincial education department is rolling out vaccination sites in classrooms. Mpumalanga Education ...
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