South African scientists are downplaying the danger of a new Covid-19 variant identified in the country towards the end of 2020.
South Africa has called for a fairer global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines - saying that Britain and other wealthier nations won’t be safe until “everyone is safe”.
South Africa is suffering a sharp spike in cases, driven by a new variant that may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines.
With a COVID-19 vaccine coming onto the market, the need to revise South Africa’s outdated patent laws has never been greater.
The cost of cancer medicine in South Africa is proving prohibitive to patients getting the care they need.
A deal announced at the UN will supply a new HIV drug to millions of patients in developing countries for $75 dollars, as opposed to $75 a day, which is the pill's price in the US.