US drug maker Merck & Co Inc has received approval from the European Commission to market its Ebola vaccine, less than a month after a European medicines panel backed the first-ever vaccine against the deadly virus.
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has called on the private sector and institutions of higher learning to work with government to help citizens prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
University of Cape Town Professor Lynette Denny has used her award of the prestigious Medical Research Council Gold Medal to again make a plea for greater awareness of cervical cancer and the fact that it is preventable through mass screening.
A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing”imminent death” from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday.
A US federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Ascension Health [ASCNH.UL] which would give Google access to detailed health information of millions of patients, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
The South African Weather Service has issued a second alert for Durban and surrounding areas. The weather services say people should brace themselves for more severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday.
The South African Weather Service says residents should brace themselves as more, heavy rainfall is expected in some parts of Ethekwini Municipality including Durban and the Ugu district in southern KwaZulu-Natal for the rest of the day.