The unit boasts among others hi-tech medical models as well as a simulated hospital ward and consultation rooms.
The COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinovac Biotech is efficacious in preventing COVID-19 in adults under 60, but some quality data on the risk of serious adverse effects is lacking, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have found.
Social media platform Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that its Workplace tool had reached 7 million paid subscribers, up more than 40% from a year earlier.
South Africa has recorded 1 187 new coronavirus cases in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of cases to 1 586 148.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasized the need for expanding global healthcare access to counter any future pandemics.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says it is impossible to control the spread of coronavirus variants around the world.
The South African Medical Research Council says government is working to ensure more coronavirus vaccinations will reach healthcare workers in rural areas.
South Africa has recorded 897 new coronavirus infections in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the total number to 1 584 961.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has emphasized the need for an increase in the production of coronavirus vaccines, saying global herd immunity is far from being accomplished.
The Limpopo Department of Health resumed the COVID-19 vaccination program last week after it was halted last month for safety concerns.
State Security Minister, Ayanda Dlodlo, says the Western Cape is geared to continue with the Covid-19 vaccination programme for both health care workers and the general population when the country starts its second phase of vaccinations later this month.
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) says they have strengthened their vaccine safety monitoring in line with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) regulations.
The first batch of more than 325 000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine arrived at the OR Tambo Airport late on Sunday night.
Britain will send another 1000 ventilators to India, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its support as India's healthcare system struggles to cope with a huge surge in cases of COVID-19.
The 25 panellists were divided on the recommendations for the management of captive lions. The majority however want the captive lion industry in South Africa to be halted immediately.
A consignment of over 325 000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses is expected to arrive at OR Tambo International Airport later Sunday evening in South Africa.
Four astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early on Sunday in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, parachuting to splash-down in the Gulf of Mexico, NASA said.
The company says in a statement that law enforcement agencies and its IT security teams are currently working around the clock to contain and manage the crisis.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday the United States would probably send his country five million more doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, as the company admitted production in Latin American had suffered multiple setbacks.
South Africa has recorded 1 632 new coronavirus infections in the last 24-hour cycle. This has increased the total number of infections in the country to 1 582 842.
After exceeding all expectations with its initial four test flights, the first ever by an aircraft over the surface of another planet, NASA's tiny Mars robot helicopter Ingenuity is ready for graduation.
Russia recorded more than 400 000 excess deaths from last April to this March during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the state statistics agency published on Friday.
The health ministry said SAHPRA had previously said pregnant and breast-feeding women should be excluded from a local research study evaluating the J&J vaccine's efficacy.
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.
The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department has placed disaster management teams on high alert as heavy rainfall is forecast in the province on Friday.
Colombia's coffee federation has discovered nine new, more aggressive variants of the fungus that causes coffee rust, it said on Thursday, urging producers to plant more resistant coffee varieties to avoid spreading the disease.
South Africa has recorded 1 086 new coronavirus infections in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the total number to 1 579 536.
A cold front is expected to grip most parts of the country from Friday onwards. The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has confirmed that a high-pressure system will bring with it icy conditions and heavy rainfall.
Government and industry officials confronting an epidemic of ransomware, where hackers freeze the computers of a target and demand a payoff, are zeroing in on cryptocurrency regulation as the key to combating the scourge, sources familiar with the work of a public-private task force said.
South Africa has recorded 1 250 new coronavirus infections in the last 24-hour cycle, taking the total number to 1 578 450.