Can Covid-19 vaccinated people still spread the coronavirus?

The spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of Covid-19, has resulted in an unprecedented global public health and economic crisis. While the development of vaccines has gone a long way to reduce the severity of the disease, reducing hospital admissions, use of critical care beds and death as aContinue reading “Can Covid-19 vaccinated people still spread the coronavirus?”

Facing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation head on

Gigantic steps made by scientists and the pharmaceutical industry to invent a vaccine to manage the Covid-19 pandemic are threatened by public fear and anxiety, reported adverse drug reaction (ADR) and more worryingly by deliberate misinformation from those against the vaccination programme. Social media has become the hub of lies about the pandemic and vaccines’Continue reading “Facing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation head on”

Mthwakazi movements should help counter SARS-CoV-2 anti-vaxxers

Finally there is positive news to come from the science world; although the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) or coronavirus (COVID-19) has ravaged and altered global activities, today there are vaccines with promise and one (Pfizer-BioNtech) is already in use since 08-December-2020. Care must be taken as countries continue to record high daily deathContinue reading “Mthwakazi movements should help counter SARS-CoV-2 anti-vaxxers”