J&J vaccines produced in SA are being exported to Europe

About 32 million Johnson and Johnson (J&J) doses that were bottled and packaged at Aspen Pharmacare in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, have reportedly been shipped to European countries, despite the country awaiting most of the 31 million vaccine doses it ordered from...

South Africa doesn’t need FDA approval for J&J shot

The World Health Organization (WHO) said this week that South Africa does not need approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US before it can begin administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to citizens as it is on the emergency use list....

Health care workers urged to vaccinate in Sisonke Protocol

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) investigators in the Sisonke Protocol have called on unvaccinated health workers to register for and receive the Johnson and Johnson trial inoculation as it heads towards its final week. In a statement issued on Friday,...