Drugmakers and governments had hoped the scale of the COVID-19 crisis would allay concerns about vaccines, which they see as crucial to defeating the pandemic and enabling economies to fully recover from its impact.
Funeral directors say that beyond the spike in deaths from COVID-19 - the disease associated with the coronavirus - they have to cope with coffin shortages and delays in the issuance of death certificates.
Fabio Jakobsen, 23, was thrown into and over a barrier at 80 kilometres (50 miles) an hour as he raced elbow-to-elbow with Dylan Groenewegen of Jumbo-Visma in a tight sprint to the line in Katowice in southern Poland.
The US social platform said it would add new labels to these accounts and would 'no longer amplify' their tweets through its recommendation systems, in the latest move to identify and limit the spread of government-led influence campaigns.
Economic recovery around the world could come faster if any COVID-19 vaccine is made available to all as a public good, World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday.
The Rhodes Art Complex will become South Mill Arts following calls to stop glorifying an imperialist who annexed swathes of southern Africa as part of the British empire and paved the way for racial segregation in South Africa.
In a press release from SA Rugby, it was confirmed that 'Mr Nathi Mthethwa, the Minister for Sports, Arts and Culture… [has allowed] for a return to competitive action subject to compliance with measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19'.
Jadon Sancho is valued at around 120 million euros ($142 million) and Borussia Dortmund have said they have yet to receive an offer for their talented forward who joined in 2017 from Manchester City's academy.
MTN is in advanced talks to sell the stake in MTN Syria to TeleInvest, which holds the other 25% of the business, Group President and Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter told media on a conference call as the firm reported its half-year results.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that while pressure on hospitals had been reduced and the recovery rate was now above 70%, more work still needed to be done before alcohol and cigarette sales were allowed again.
The former director-general at the Free State Department of Human Settlements, Wiseman Zulu, was expected to testify on how the department approved a multi-million rand asbestos project for the provincial government without following procurement processes.
Advocate Karrisha Pillay, representing Co-operative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, on Thursday quoted a number of studies and research done that showed smokers were at higher risk of contracting severe respiratory diseases.