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SA Medical Association wants booster jabs for health-care workers amid concerns on efficacy of single J&J shot - By Lee Lawler - 13h ago - According to Sama, research indicates that the immunity and efficacy of a single dose vaccination – such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine – is unknown and that a single J&J vaccination only provides good immunity up to, at most, eight months.

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US surgeons successfully test pig kidney transplant in human patient -- By Reuters

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5 EASY EXERCISES YOU CAN DO POOLSIDE - AND IN THE POOL -- By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi -- Oct 19, 2021

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Relief for patients and their families as strict hospital visits eased -- By Staff Reporter -- Oct 19, 2021

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CEO Yael Geffen shares her mental health story: I consider my bipolar my 'brilliant burden' -- By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi -- Oct 19, 2021

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Go easy on yourself, end of the year fatigue may be the reason -- By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi

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Horoscope: What your zodiac sign has in store this week (Oct 17 - Oct 23) -- By Tanya Obreza

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Six ways hybrid working is boosting health and wellbeing -- By Staff Reporter

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Experts and organisations band together to combat hunger this World Food day - Oct 15, 2021

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What is temporariness and how do you overcome it? -- By IANS

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Thousands across the country to paint streets purple for cancer awareness -- By Keagan Mitchell

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Breast cancer survivor tell his story: How could I not know that men get breast cancer?' -- By Opinion

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Win 1 of 6 Lifebuoy hampers valued at R500 each -- By Staff Reporter

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Covid-19 vaccine roll-out expands to 12-17 age group from next week -- By Kelly Jane Turner

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Shortage of cornea donors in South Africa forcing costly imports from US -- By Jonisayi Maromo

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Hands are the principal carriers of disease-causing germs; hand-washing is key -- By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi

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Princess Charlene undergoes final surgery, set to return to Monaco 'imminently' -- By Marchelle Abrahams

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WATCH: Scared of needles? Newly developed 'virtually painless' injection hailed as a breakthrough -- By Reuters

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Why active women love yoghurt -- By Viwe Ndongeni-Ntlebi

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