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Moderna Says Its Vaccine Is Effective Against COVID-19 Variants

U.S. pharmaceutical company Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine appears to produce virus-neutralizing antibodies against new variants of the coronavirus found in Britain and South Africa. In a statement, the company said it conducted studies to ensure the two-dose regimen of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is protective against emerging strains of the virus detected to […]

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Traditional healer arrested on charges of sexual assault and rape: Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH – Motherwell Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit arrested a 71-year-old traditional healer on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 on charges of sexual assault and rape. He appeared in the Motherwell Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 21 January 2021 and he is remanded in custody until Wednesday, 27 January 2021 for a formal […]

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Operation Tight Grip nets three suspects for non-compliance of Disaster Management Act Regulations

BUTTERWORTH – In response to increasing violations of the Disaster Management Act regulations, the South African Police Service continues to intensify its operations at non-compliant taverns and liquor outlets in the rural and urban areas. On Saturday, 23 January 2021, police arrested three male suspects aged between 27 and 45 at Extension 7 in Msobomvu […]