Johnson & Johnson plans to start testing its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in youths aged 12 to 18 as soon as possible, and the company's previous experience with the same technology in a vaccine successfully used in children could give it a leg up with regulators.
The National Health Department has reported 1 912 new coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total number of infected South Africans to 723 682.
In this week's Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from all corners of the globe, as the number of confirmed infections worldwide continues to rise.
United States President Donald Trump’s differences with rival presidential candidate Joe Biden extend far beyond planet earth.
Facebook Inc's FB.O Instagram said on Thursday it was making changes to its image sharing platform for US users to prevent the spread of misinformation around the November 3 presidential election.
The European Commission is in talks with four companies to secure a potential COVID-19 vaccine, President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday following an EU leaders’ video conference.
South Africa has recorded 2 056 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of detected cases to 721 770 .
Africa must prepare for second COVID-19 wave, disease control group commented on Thursday.
The Department of Mineral Resources has welcomed the second significant discovery of gas by its offshore exploration rig off the Southern Cape coast.
There is a high risk the resurgence in coronavirus cases halts the global economic recovery by year-end, according to Reuters polls of around 500 economists, a majority of whom expected the rebound next year to be weaker than previously thought.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in the process of requesting parliament to review its public broadcasting policy with regards to obtaining TV licence fees from people who view content on tablets and other devices.
Daimler AG'scommercial truck unit and Alphabet Inc's Waymo on Tuesday said they will collaborate on development of self-driving Class 8 semi trucks, applying Waymo's automated system to Daimler's Freightliner Cascadia.
Drug maker Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it was not yet ready to release data from the late-stage trial of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate it is developing with Germany's BioNTech SE.
The moon lacks the bodies of liquid water that are a hallmark of Earth but scientists said on Monday lunar water is more widespread than previously known, with water molecules trapped within mineral grains on the surface and more water perhaps hidden in ice patches residing in permanent shadows.
President of the Medical Research Council Professor Glenda Gray has called on government to ensure that there's visible policing in all corners of the country.
South Africa has recorded 1622 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 715 868.
The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of severe thunderstorms in the north western parts of the KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.
Swarms of locusts have descended upon vast areas of land in the Karoo in the Eastern Cape, devouring the grass and destroying crops on an already drought-stricken part of the country.
In a warehouse near Bogota’s airport, behind a heavy cold storage door, sit boxes upon boxes of lifesaving vaccines for everything from yellow fever to polio, awaiting transport to the furthest reaches of Colombia.
South Africa has recorded 1834 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 714 246.
The department of Water and Sanitation says dam levels across the country continue to drop as it hasn't been raining sufficiently to cause significant changes.
A study by the University of Washington has found that 45% of pregnant women with COVID-19 had high levels of obesity.
The United States probe that collected a sample from an asteroid earlier this week retrieved so much material that a rock is wedged the container door, allowing rocks to spill back out into space, NASA officials said on Friday.
AstraZeneca Plc has resumed the US trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine after approval by regulators, and Johnson & Johnson is preparing to resume its trial on Monday or Tuesday, the companies said on Friday.
Stellenbosch University has roped in a cyber friend to assist doctors, nurses, and the families of those in Tygerberg Hospital fighting COVID-19.
In this week's Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from all corners of the globe, as the number of confirmed infections worldwide continue to rise.
Two of Apple’s latest iPhone 12 models went on sale in China on Friday, after early pre-order data showed strong consumer interest in the 5G-enabled device in the firm’s second-largest market.
Germany is making preparations to start vaccinations against the coronavirus before the end of the year, Bild daily reported on Friday.
Britain has authorised the temporary use of the Flublok flu vaccine and ordered millions of doses as it seeks to give jabs to more people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says the increase in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the province over the past two weeks, is predominantly driven by certain super-spreader events and clusters of infections.