The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children over the age of 12.
SAHPRA says the decision was based on a review of updated safety and efficacy information.
Pfizer is the first COVID-19 vaccine approved for minors in the country.
The total number of Pfizer jabs administered in the country stands at over 11 million.
In other news – Another Skeem Saam actor has died
Tributes are pouring in for Skeem Saam actor Letlalo Mankabidi. Skeem Saam confirmed his passing last night on social media.
Letlalo made his appearance on the show as John Maputla’s representative after John found out that Zamokuhle also known as Kwaito is his son. “Rest In Eternal Peace ntate Letlalo Mankabidi Our deepest condolences go out to his beloved family,” read Skeem Saam’s post on Instagram. Learn More