Press Releases

Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

Press Releases

Sabin Vaccine Institute financia pesquisadores para investigar desinformação sobre a COVID-19, projetar soluções para aumentar a aceitação de vacinas

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) anunciou hoje que concedeu subsídios a equipes de pesquisa de quatro países para explorar os fatores sociais da desinformação sobre a COVID-19 e seu impacto na aceitação rotineira da imunização e na aceitação de uma vacina contra a COVID-19. Os subsídios fazem parte […]

Press Releases

Sabin Vaccine Institute finance des chercheurs pour enquêter sur la désinformation relative à la COVID-19 et concevoir des solutions en vue d’accroître l’acceptation des vaccins

WASHINGTON, 13 janv. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir accordé des subventions à des équipes de recherche dans quatre pays afin d’étudier les facteurs sociaux de la désinformation sur la COVID-19 et son impact sur l’acceptation de la vaccination systématique et l’acceptation d’un vaccin contre la COVID-19. Les […]


Suspect arrested for illegal possession of drugs

MPUMALANGA – A suspect (32) was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Middelburg assisted by Members of Middelburg Public Order Policing, K-9 and Witbank Crime Intelligence during multi-disciplinary search and seizure operation at Mhluzi for illegal possession of drugs on Wednesday 13 January 2021. A sting operation was conducted in the early morning […]


Police Minister concerned about thousands arrested for violation of the Disaster Management Act

PRETORIA – The Police Minister, General Bheki Cele has called on South Africans to heed government’s call to adhere to the adjusted lockdown regulations. This comes after over 20 000 people were arrested and/or fined for contravention of the Disaster Management Act, since the start of the Adjusted Level 3 Lockdown on 29 December 2020. […]

Human Rights

Immigration officer nabbed for corruption

NORTHERN CAPE – Thapelo Mogashoa (36), an immigration officer attached to the offices of the Department of Home Affairs in Postmasburg made a brief appearance today at Postmasburg Magistrate Court for alleged corruption. Mogashoa was arrested earlier today by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team facing charges of contravening the prevention and combating of Corrupt […]