My writing has appeared in outlets such as the UK’s the Guardian, El Pais, The New Humanitarian, Aidsmap and South Africa’s Daily Maverick and Mail & Guardian.

Latest Writing

Latest Writing

  • Watch: How do I register for a Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa?

    Anyone 60 years or older this year can now register to get a Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa. Here’s how. The South African health department is asking those 60 years or older and who wish to receive a Covid-19 vaccine to register via its online portal. Everyone who wishes to get a Covid-19 vaccine regardless […]

  • How effective is the Novavax vaccine against the COVID-19 variant in South Africa?

    What you need to know about the numbers behind one of the latest COVID-19 vaccines HIV-negative South Africans who received two-shots of the Novavax vaccine were about 60% less likely to develop mild to severe COVID-19, University of the Witswatersrand researchers announced late Thursday. But early study results show that jab offered less protection to […]

  • South African healthcare workers will have to wait until March to hear if they can get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    Pfizer says it can’t supply South African healthcare workers with its COVID-19 vaccine until it fulfils existing commitments to wealthier countries who pre-ordered vaccines. South Africa could see some stocks of COVID-19 vaccines as soon as April through GAVI’s Covax initiative, South Africa’s National Health Department Deputy Director-General Anban Pillay told eNCA. Pillay says the […]

  • Truvada

    How to use the HIV prevention pill

    Antiretrovirals (ARVs) don’t just treat HIV, the medication can also prevent people from contracting the virus. Today, a two-in-one combination pill of the ARVs tenofovir and emtricitabine has been shown to reduce the risk of becoming infected with HIV by about 99% if taken correctly. The tablet is often sold under the brand name Truvada […]