Tag Archives: Rotavirus

Returning to an unwanted past – edited

There have been several Measles outbreaks this year. One, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has already claimed 5,000 lives. The outbreak in Europe continues with no end in sight. And in Samoa, over 60 people, most of them … Continue reading

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On rotavirus and Paul Offit

There has been a rotavirus outbreak in Durban. So far, over 1000 children have been infected and 2 have died. There are several different vaccinations against rotavirus. Rotarix is the one used in South Africa. Another one, RotaTeq, was co-created … Continue reading

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Some good news about vaccinations

My cold has mostly gone, so I went and had a flu shot. I’m based in Randburg, so I had to use the pharmacy in Cresta shopping Centre. Discovery, my medical aid, pays for it. My copay was less than … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

Hello again! If you were wondering why I’d fallen silent, it’s because I had a bout of flu. I’m now fully recovered. In fact, yesterday I went to gym for the first time in almost four weeks. When I weighed … Continue reading

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