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Here is what the vaccine is doing in your body

Immunizations are less powerful at keeping you from getting the Delta variation of Covid-19 than they were against the past variation of the infection, yet they actually keep individuals out of medical clinics and forestall demise, the most recent neighborhood and global investigations show. The aftereffects of the initial overall examination into the viability of the Johnson and Johnson immunization were declared on Friday by Professor Glenda Gray, seat of the SA Medical Research Council and co-head of the Sisonke study, in which 492 029 South African wellbeing laborers were inoculated with Johnson and Johnson.The study has shown that Johnson and Johnson is more powerful against genuine ailment and passing because of the Delta variation than it was against significant ailment and demise because of the Beta variation, which was behind the second influx of Covid-19 over the Christmas season.

  9 months ago ago
Here is what the vaccine is doing in your body

HEALTH

Department of health reveal very important information

The SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) says its specialists have perceived the Covid-19 Omicron variety in Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay. The variety was perceived in most wastewater treatment plants attempted in Cape Town, and in a model assembled at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA).

  5 months ago ago
Department of health reveal very important information

HEALTH

J&J-Good news for vaccinated persons

Admittance to the second Sisonke concentrate being investigated for medical care laborers will start soon, the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and public wellbeing office said. "By carrying out the Sisonke study, we purchased significant time for medical care laborers, and had the option to ensure them four months in front of the public rollout and in front of the Delta-driven third wave," said Prof Glenda Gray, one of the conational head agents of the Sisonke study.

  6 months ago ago
J&J-Good news for vaccinated persons

HEALTH

ALCOHOL BAN : Latest updates

The Medical experts have decided to voice out their view on alcohol ban by calling on the government to review the country's ban on the sale of alcohol because of its potential economic impact. Professor Charles Parry of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has raised a point saying the government could gradually reverse the decision on the ban to ensure equal health. and Dr Glenda Gray, the president of the SA Medical Research Council and a member of the Covid-19 advisory committee, says that

  1 year ago ago
ALCOHOL BAN : Latest updates

HEALTH

Good news for people who vaccinated

Admittance to the second Sisonke concentrate being investigated for medical care laborers will start soon, the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and public wellbeing division said. "By carrying out the Sisonke study, we purchased significant time for medical services laborers, and had the option to secure them four months in front of the public rollout and in front of the Delta-driven third wave," said Prof Glenda Gray, one of the conational head agents of the Sisonke study.

  6 months ago ago
Good news for people who vaccinated

HEALTH

Update on alcohol ban

The Southern African Agri Initiative (SAAI) is heading to court over the ban on alcohol sales. Just over a week ago, the president reimposed the ban to free up ICU hospital beds for COVDID-19 patients. Agri Western Cape said that the initial ban on sales resulted in losses of more than R3 billion in the wine industry alone. The SAAI said that it would approach the Northern Gauteng High Court on 18 August in a bid to have the ban on the sale and consumption of wine in restaurants set aside Ramaphosa said trauma

  1 year ago ago
Update on alcohol ban

HEALTH

Unexpected| Good news received from SA Medical Research Council about COVID, Omicron developments.

Source: https://twitter.com/TimesLIVE/status/1478967785447477248?s=20 SA Medical Research Council has working hard on monitoring the Omicron varient and its symptoms. This research has paid off and the Research Council made the news known to public to calm them down. It had been found that the Omicron variant had shorter and less severe infection rates.

  4 months ago ago
Unexpected| Good news received from SA Medical Research Council about COVID, Omicron developments.

COVID

Must see: Alcohol ban increases ICU capacity in hospitals.

Covid-19: Alcohol ban will increase ICU capacity but is not a long-term solution, experts say The reinstatement of the ban on the sale of alcohol may have come as a surprise to many South African, but evidence suggests that it will have a significant impact on trauma unit and hospital capacities in the coming weeks regarding to people who are alcoholic. In his announcement of the ban on Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa justified the decision saying: “It is vital that we do not burden our clinics and

  1 year ago ago
Must see: Alcohol ban increases ICU capacity in hospitals.

HEALTH

Alcohol Industry Questions Accuracy Of Statistical Modeling Behind The Prohibition

So the recent prohibition has come under fire again, this time from the larger alcohol producers in the country. The impact of alcohol on consumption is at times overlooked, because there are "laws" that govern the production sale and consumption of alcohol. So I guess that's why the industry is feeling dejected by government stance on alcohol during this lock-down period. Let's examine their complaints and claims. Charles Parry, the SA Medical Research Council director for research into alcohol, tobacco and

  1 year ago ago
Alcohol Industry Questions Accuracy Of Statistical Modeling Behind The Prohibition

HEALTH

The Department of Health Has Just Revealed Crucial Information To The Public.

https://www.heraldlive.co.za/news/2021-12-11-omicron-detected-in-cape-town-and-nelson-mandela-bay-wastewater-as-cases-rise/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1639197985-1 The SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) says its researchers have recognized the Covid-19 Omicron variation in Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay. The variation was recognized in most wastewater treatment plants tried in Cape Town, and in an example gathered at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA).

  5 months ago ago
The Department of Health Has Just Revealed Crucial Information To The Public.

HEALTH

COVID-19 in SA | Virus is increasingly being identified in wastewater from rural areas

The significant surge, according to the SA Medical Research Council's Water Surveillance Team, could be attributed to more people returning to rural regions following the closure of schools and institutions. JOHANNESBURG – COVID-19 is increasingly being identified in wastewater from rural areas across the country. But don't worry, the virus can't spread through garbage or even water.

  5 months ago ago
COVID-19 in SA | Virus is increasingly being identified in wastewater from rural areas

HEALTH

Good news: Pfizer jabs work well against Omicron disease

Pfizer antibodies ensure against the Omicron variation of Covid-19, with two portions offering 70% security against admission to the clinic, an enormous true review by Discovery Health and the SA Medical Research Council shows (SAMRC). This is the primary review to show that the danger of hospitalization is lower during the Omicron-driven fourth wave in SA than it has been in past waves, comparative with the quantities of diseases.

  5 months ago ago
Good news: Pfizer jabs work well against Omicron disease

SOCIETY

Alcohol Ban and Stricter Lockdown Proposed

An all-out liquor boycott is expected to diminish injury cases and let loose medical clinic space in Gauteng as the region battles to adapt to the ascent of Covid-19 cases. This is the perspective of Professor Charles Parry, overseer of the Alcohol, Tobacco, and other medication research unit at the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC).

  11 months ago ago
Alcohol Ban and Stricter Lockdown Proposed

COVID

Medical Expert Says Government Should Consider Lifting Alcohol Ban

The alcohol ban has been ruffling the feathers of many South Africans since it was introduced. Now, medical experts are weighing in on the ban as well. Pick n Pay has also put in a word about it while companies from the sector see major decisions being made whioch negatively impact them. Advertisement The alcohol ban has been something we've all heard screaming matches about since it was put in place. Now, people in the Medical sector have said that Government should consider lifting the ban. Dr Glenda Gray,

  1 year ago ago
Medical Expert Says Government Should Consider Lifting Alcohol Ban

HEALTH

Pfizer Jabs Work Well Against Omicron Disease, First Real-World Study Shows.

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-12-14-pfizer-jabs-work-well-against-omicron-disease-first-real-world-study-shows/ Pfizer immunizations ensure against the Omicron variation of Covid-19, with two portions offering 70% security against serious infection and admission to clinic, an enormous genuine review by Discovery Health and the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) shows. Starter consequences of the world's "first at-scale genuine review" show the danger of hospitalization is lower with Omicron diseases than with past variations of concern.

  5 months ago ago
Pfizer Jabs Work Well Against Omicron Disease, First Real-World Study Shows.

HEALTH

J&J booster shots set to be implemented in South Africa

The SA Medical Research Council is reported to have confirmed that the health workers would be getting their J&J booster shots soom.Prof Glenda Gray is reported to have said that the first round was a success as they managed to protect the health practitioners from hospitalization and deaths related to Covid-19.

  6 months ago ago
J&J booster shots set to be implemented in South Africa

HEALTH

Breaking| J&J booster jabs Program To Kick Start On Tuesday

The Covid-19 immunization booster campaign will begin on Tuesday among healthcare personnel who participated in the initial Sisonke research. To safeguard healthcare workers, the SA Medical Research Council and the health department seek to get the boosters in place before the fourth wave of the pandemic, which is predicted to begin in December.

  6 months ago ago
Breaking| J&J booster jabs Program To Kick Start On Tuesday

COVID

Race To Find Covid-19 Vaccine Stops After Participant Falls Ill

The race to get a Covid-19 immunization in the nation has hit an obstacle after it had to stop after a member became sick. One member in the third period of the antibody preliminary for the Oxford University based investigation in the United Kingdom gave indications of an "unexplained ailment", constraining the exploration to be halted.  Subtleties of the sickness are not being unveiled as a result of secrecy issues. The Independent Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) suggested all preliminaries be

  1 year ago ago
Race To Find Covid-19 Vaccine Stops After Participant Falls Ill

HEALTH

Covid-19 vaccine rollout will begin at private sector sites on May 24

The following phase of the Covid-19 immunization rollout begins on Monday at state offices, while those wanting to get the poke at private area locales should stand by one more week.This is as indicated by an update from the SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC), and shared by the Gauteng wellbeing division.

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19 vaccine rollout will begin at private sector sites on May 24

HEALTH

Booze Ban Saved Lives, Study Finds

The limitation on alcohol bargains proposed to reduce the spread of Covid-19 saved lives, another assessment has found. According to explore by the SA Medical Research Council and the University of Cape Town, appropriated in the SA Medical Journal on Friday, the restrictions decreased the amount of unnatural passings.

  10 months ago ago
Booze Ban Saved Lives, Study Finds