Shabir Madhi

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Shabir Madhi said : “We need to wait until 42 of the participants have developed Covid through natural infection. At that point, we will do an analysis of the results,” External link

mg Friday, August 7, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The absence of testing, unfortunately, is leading to a situation where countries are simply not understanding the impact COVID-19 is currently having and the impact it's going to have over the course of the next few months," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, August 7, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "Of particular interest is an analysis of the data by sub-populations, which suggests that the vaccine better protects infants born to women from low- and middle-income countries [LMICs], such as South Africa. These participants constituted more than two-thirds of those enrolled," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "However, children under five and particularly infants up to six months old are at greatest risk of developing lung infections [pneumonia] due to a multitude of other respiratory viruses and bacteria," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "Although it is disappointing that this vaccine will not be licenced based on the study results, it nevertheless paves the way for the development of this and/or other RSV vaccines for pregnant women to protect their infants against RSV during their first six months of life when they are most vulnerable to severe illness and death from RSV," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It will be a complete sabotage of the entire health-care system in the country,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The cons of it is that if the government decides to go a different route other than what is being advised then they would need to basically justify it. So, it can create some level of confusion for the public as to why the scientists are advising one thing and the government is doing another thing” External link

citizen Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The criticism right now shouldn’t be about using Africans as guinea pigs, we need to understand that less than 2.5 percent of the clinical trials that are done globally are done in Africa which constitutes 17 percent of the world population,” “If anything, there aren’t enough clinical trials done in Africa to understand how therapeutics, including vaccines work in an African context” External link

laht Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “I think that’s one approach,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It will be difficult to untangle whether it’s the effect of the curfew or the effect of the alcohol ban that will probably bring down the number of hospitalisations that are taking place because of accidents and violence and injury,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We have to wait for cases of COVID -19 to develop amongst the volunteers, and unfortunately this is not because we are infecting people, but rather that is the nature of the virus that people are being exposed and becoming infected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "I think that's one approach," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year,” External link

angop Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 10, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, July 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

time Friday, July 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s a very little financial incentive on the part of the industry,” “So, the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "No vaccine is going to made available freely to all because someone needs to eventually pay for it. It is hard to actually develop a funding mechanism, which allows for access and equitable access across the globe," External link

news24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

news24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

reuters-en Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

wsau Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

gazette Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

independent-ie Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

herald Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

muscatinejournal Friday, July 3, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is hard to see how our hospitals will be able to cope. Our facilities are reaching a tipping point,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

missoulian Friday, July 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

voanews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

newsandstar Friday, July 3, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, July 3, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 3, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

thecourier Friday, July 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

independent-ie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, July 3, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is hard to see how our hospitals will be able to cope. Our facilities are reaching a tipping point,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 3, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg . The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

therepublic Friday, July 3, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

egyptindependent Friday, July 3, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 3, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

tribtown Friday, July 3, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, July 3, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, July 3, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is the first study that has been done on the African continent, but in all likelihood, it will be the first of at least three to four other vaccine studies on COVID-19 -- different vaccines,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, July 3, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," "We are not in a second spike, we are still pretty much sort of in an upward trajectory of the first wave. We have not even peaked, not even the Western Cape has peaked as yet in terms of this current outbreak" External link

iol Friday, June 26, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," "We are not in a second spike, we are still pretty much sort of in an upward trajectory of the first wave. We have not even peaked, not even the Western Cape has peaked as yet in terms of this current outbreak" External link

the-star Friday, June 26, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

herald Friday, June 26, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 26, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

ibtimes-sg Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

reuters-en Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Unfortunately, there really isn’t much merit from a scientific perspective in terms of banning smoking but allowing people to buy alcohol – in fact, what we are seeing right now is that the sale of alcohol is resulting in an increased pressure on our healthcare facilities,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : ”This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, we need a vaccine now more than ever,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "When we say we have reached 100,000 cases, that is a complete underestimate. In my estimate, it is close to 10 times more, probably around a million people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Unfortunately, there really isn't much merit from a scientific perspective in terms of banning smoking but allowing people to buy alcohol in fact, what we are seeing right now is that the sale of alcohol is resulting in an increased pressure on our healthcare facilities," External link

news24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 Covid-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

telegraph Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

wsau Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

thehill Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the pandemic. "As we enter winter and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever, we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” “We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 Covid-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," External link

news24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about The UK ) : “The plan in South Africa is for this vaccine to be evaluated for safety for both individuals with and without HIV. We want to see how HIV infected individuals mount an immune response,” External link

the-star Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “One of the things we are hoping to achieve (with) vaccination is herd immunity. What herd immunity is all about is that when there is a certain threshold of individuals who become immune to the virus, the ability of the virus to transmit in a population - even to people who are not vaccinated - is diminished,” External link

the-star Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about The UK ) : “The plan in South Africa is for this vaccine to be evaluated for safety for both individuals with and without HIV. We want to see how HIV infected individuals mount an immune response,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “One of the things we are hoping to achieve (with) vaccination is herd immunity. What herd immunity is all about is that when there is a certain threshold of individuals who become immune to the virus, the ability of the virus to transmit in a population - even to people who are not vaccinated - is diminished,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We are trying to see whether there is at least 60% protection against COVID-19, it might be higher or lower. If it is lower, our study would not have the power to conclusively say whether the vaccine works or not,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

aa-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week,” External link

aa-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We anticipate to enrol the first subject on Wednesday in Gauteng and the 2,000 subjects over two months to conclude by end of August” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

pulse Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : "Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year," External link

news24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : "Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year," External link

news24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi asked : "How do we prioritise limited resources?" External link

bbc Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "There needs to be clear guidance on what sort exposure is significant. We have not adequately demystified this virus," External link

bbc Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi asked : "How do we prioritise limited resources?" External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "There needs to be clear guidance on what sort exposure is significant. We have not adequately demystified this virus," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The investment in ventilators was a huge waste," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “The whole concept of openness of thought, openness of sharing of information and data is critical if you want everyone to be able to deliver their full potential in assisting the government with coming up with the correct recommendation that they require,” External link

citizen Sunday, May 24, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "And if we can't do that, unfortunately, we're setting up ourselves for, irrespective of what policy government has, if we're not able to abide by those sort of conditions, if we can't create an environment for people to actually practice those sort of interventions, we're going to have a much quicker rate of transmission of the virus," "And we're trying to get a surge much sooner, and the peak with this wave probably will be much greater than we expect, if those non-pharmaceutical interventions don't work" External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “And if we can’t do that, unfortunately, we're setting up ourselves for, irrespective of what policy government has, if we're not able to abide by those sort of conditions, if we can’t create an environment for people to actually practice those sort of interventions, we're going to have a much quicker rate of transmission of the virus,” “And we're trying to get a surge much sooner, and the peak with this wave probably will be much greater than we expect, if those non-pharmaceutical interventions don't work” External link

voanews Monday, May 11, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “The thing about screening is that it doesn’t mean if you’re not infected today, you won’t be infected tomorrow,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 7, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “We could make a case for testing everyone in hospital settings. In the US, one study done on women coming into hospital to give birth showed that about 15% of them were infected and 80% of these were asymptomatic,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 24, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “In Italy they are mainly testing people with severe disease in hospitals because that is where their epidemic demands its focus. In Germany they are testing up to 50,000 people each day who are symptomatic. In the UK they are testing less than 10,000 each day but the focus is on severe illness,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 24, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

illawarramercury Friday, April 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 24, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 24, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “What is clear is that in SA we are seeing a doubling time of Covid-19 infections every three to four days,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Minimally invasive tissue sampling can pinpoint pathological causes of infant death, the findings of which can then inform policy and more effective interventions to mitigate child mortality,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “In addition to indicating the potential of our approach in ascertaining granular causes of stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries, the findings provide insight into the pathogenesis of stillbirths in settings such as ours. This included the potentially under-appreciated dominant role of foetal infection as the cause of stillbirth in 37.2% of cases,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “An overwhelming finding from our study was the dominant but under-emphasised role of hospital-acquired infections to in-facility neonatal deaths, especially in late neonatal death. The observation on the contribution of hospital-acquired infection as a cause of neonatal deaths in this study has underpinned a re-evaluation and introduction of strategies to improve infection control practices at the hospital, the success of which will be evaluated through the ongoing CHAMPS (Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance) programme in Soweto,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says ( about National Health ) : “The household survey will cover about 9,000 households in all 52 health districts, targeting children aged one to two. Where possible, the children’s Road to Health cards will be checked. But if these are not available, we will try to get verbal confirmation of whether children have been immunised,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 11, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "If the vaccine is developed, the place it's most needed is in Africa," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is actually a useless attempt on their part to deceive the public that there are other vested interests at play. In fact, the big problem we face now is the unions themselves, which are undermining the public of South Africa,” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:55:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "the rotavirus vaccine programme has been so effective that other viruses such as norovirus and bacteria are now proportionately more common causes of diarrhea compared to before we introduced rotavirus vaccine into the immunization program" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "It is not uncommon to get a spike in diarrhea cases at this time of the year‚ including some rotavirus cases‚ since the virus circulation comes as epidemics. The magnitude of the epidemics are ‚ however‚ much lower then before we introduced rotavirus vaccine into the public immunization program‚" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The rotavirus vaccine is only 70-75% effective in South Africa‚ which is higher than in many other low-income countries‚ but it has a had a tremendous impact on diarrheal hospitalization in South Africa- including a 40-50% reduction in all-cause diarrhea hospitalization‚" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT



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Shabir Madhi said : “We need to wait until 42 of the participants have developed Covid through natural infection. At that point, we will do an analysis of the results,” External link

mg Friday, August 7, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The absence of testing, unfortunately, is leading to a situation where countries are simply not understanding the impact COVID-19 is currently having and the impact it's going to have over the course of the next few months," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, August 7, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "Of particular interest is an analysis of the data by sub-populations, which suggests that the vaccine better protects infants born to women from low- and middle-income countries [LMICs], such as South Africa. These participants constituted more than two-thirds of those enrolled," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "However, children under five and particularly infants up to six months old are at greatest risk of developing lung infections [pneumonia] due to a multitude of other respiratory viruses and bacteria," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : "Although it is disappointing that this vaccine will not be licenced based on the study results, it nevertheless paves the way for the development of this and/or other RSV vaccines for pregnant women to protect their infants against RSV during their first six months of life when they are most vulnerable to severe illness and death from RSV," External link

eurekalert Monday, August 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It will be a complete sabotage of the entire health-care system in the country,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The cons of it is that if the government decides to go a different route other than what is being advised then they would need to basically justify it. So, it can create some level of confusion for the public as to why the scientists are advising one thing and the government is doing another thing” External link

citizen Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The criticism right now shouldn’t be about using Africans as guinea pigs, we need to understand that less than 2.5 percent of the clinical trials that are done globally are done in Africa which constitutes 17 percent of the world population,” “If anything, there aren’t enough clinical trials done in Africa to understand how therapeutics, including vaccines work in an African context” External link

laht Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “I think that’s one approach,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It will be difficult to untangle whether it’s the effect of the curfew or the effect of the alcohol ban that will probably bring down the number of hospitalisations that are taking place because of accidents and violence and injury,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We have to wait for cases of COVID -19 to develop amongst the volunteers, and unfortunately this is not because we are infecting people, but rather that is the nature of the virus that people are being exposed and becoming infected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "I think that's one approach," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year,” External link

angop Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 10, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, July 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

time Friday, July 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s a very little financial incentive on the part of the industry,” “So, the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "No vaccine is going to made available freely to all because someone needs to eventually pay for it. It is hard to actually develop a funding mechanism, which allows for access and equitable access across the globe," External link

news24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

news24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

reuters-en Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

wsau Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "A vaccine could be made commercial as early as the beginning of next year," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

gazette Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “because there’s very little financial incentive on the part of industry,” “So the entire conversation needs to be flipped on its head” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

independent-ie Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

herald Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

muscatinejournal Friday, July 3, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is hard to see how our hospitals will be able to cope. Our facilities are reaching a tipping point,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

missoulian Friday, July 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

voanews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

newsandstar Friday, July 3, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, July 3, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 3, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

thecourier Friday, July 3, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

independent-ie Friday, July 3, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, July 3, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is hard to see how our hospitals will be able to cope. Our facilities are reaching a tipping point,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 3, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg . The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

therepublic Friday, July 3, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

egyptindependent Friday, July 3, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 3, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

eagletribune Friday, July 3, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

tribtown Friday, July 3, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

dailyjournal Friday, July 3, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening," External link

startribune Friday, July 3, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, July 3, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

680news Friday, July 3, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, July 3, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We’re seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, July 3, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We're seeing a spike in infections in Johannesburg. The number of people that we are diagnosing on a daily basis now is absolutely frightening,” External link

ABCnews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is the first study that has been done on the African continent, but in all likelihood, it will be the first of at least three to four other vaccine studies on COVID-19 -- different vaccines,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, July 3, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," "We are not in a second spike, we are still pretty much sort of in an upward trajectory of the first wave. We have not even peaked, not even the Western Cape has peaked as yet in terms of this current outbreak" External link

iol Friday, June 26, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," "We are not in a second spike, we are still pretty much sort of in an upward trajectory of the first wave. We have not even peaked, not even the Western Cape has peaked as yet in terms of this current outbreak" External link

the-star Friday, June 26, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

herald Friday, June 26, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 26, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

ibtimes-sg Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

africanewswire Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

reuters-en Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Unfortunately, there really isn’t much merit from a scientific perspective in terms of banning smoking but allowing people to buy alcohol – in fact, what we are seeing right now is that the sale of alcohol is resulting in an increased pressure on our healthcare facilities,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : ”This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, we need a vaccine now more than ever,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "When we say we have reached 100,000 cases, that is a complete underestimate. In my estimate, it is close to 10 times more, probably around a million people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Unfortunately, there really isn't much merit from a scientific perspective in terms of banning smoking but allowing people to buy alcohol in fact, what we are seeing right now is that the sale of alcohol is resulting in an increased pressure on our healthcare facilities," External link

news24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 Covid-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

telegraph Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

wsau Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "Once 60% of the population, especially the adult population, becomes immune, we expect that effective reproductive rate to go under 1, which basically means the virus will still be around, it will still circulate, but its chain of transmission has been interrupted," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

thehill Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the pandemic. "As we enter winter and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever, we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” “We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 Covid-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "South Africa is not in a second spike, we are still in the first wave of the pandemic. We are probably going to experience three to four waves, probably right into 2022 at this rate," External link

news24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about The UK ) : “The plan in South Africa is for this vaccine to be evaluated for safety for both individuals with and without HIV. We want to see how HIV infected individuals mount an immune response,” External link

the-star Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “One of the things we are hoping to achieve (with) vaccination is herd immunity. What herd immunity is all about is that when there is a certain threshold of individuals who become immune to the virus, the ability of the virus to transmit in a population - even to people who are not vaccinated - is diminished,” External link

the-star Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said ( about The UK ) : “The plan in South Africa is for this vaccine to be evaluated for safety for both individuals with and without HIV. We want to see how HIV infected individuals mount an immune response,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “One of the things we are hoping to achieve (with) vaccination is herd immunity. What herd immunity is all about is that when there is a certain threshold of individuals who become immune to the virus, the ability of the virus to transmit in a population - even to people who are not vaccinated - is diminished,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We are trying to see whether there is at least 60% protection against COVID-19, it might be higher or lower. If it is lower, our study would not have the power to conclusively say whether the vaccine works or not,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

aa-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week,” External link

aa-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We began screening participants for the South African Oxford 1 COVID-19 vaccine trial last week and the first participants will be vaccinated this week," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “We anticipate to enrol the first subject on Wednesday in Gauteng and the 2,000 subjects over two months to conclude by end of August” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

pulse Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by Covid-19,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : "Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year," External link

news24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “This is a landmark moment for South Africa and Africa at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : "Our best-case scenario is that we would have an answer [on the outcomes] for this particular vaccine by the end of the year," External link

news24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "As we enter winter in South Africa and pressure increases on public hospitals, now more than ever we need a vaccine to prevent infection by COVID-19," External link

afp-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi asked : "How do we prioritise limited resources?" External link

bbc Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "There needs to be clear guidance on what sort exposure is significant. We have not adequately demystified this virus," External link

bbc Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi asked : "How do we prioritise limited resources?" External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "There needs to be clear guidance on what sort exposure is significant. We have not adequately demystified this virus," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The investment in ventilators was a huge waste," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi added : “The whole concept of openness of thought, openness of sharing of information and data is critical if you want everyone to be able to deliver their full potential in assisting the government with coming up with the correct recommendation that they require,” External link

citizen Sunday, May 24, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "And if we can't do that, unfortunately, we're setting up ourselves for, irrespective of what policy government has, if we're not able to abide by those sort of conditions, if we can't create an environment for people to actually practice those sort of interventions, we're going to have a much quicker rate of transmission of the virus," "And we're trying to get a surge much sooner, and the peak with this wave probably will be much greater than we expect, if those non-pharmaceutical interventions don't work" External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “And if we can’t do that, unfortunately, we're setting up ourselves for, irrespective of what policy government has, if we're not able to abide by those sort of conditions, if we can’t create an environment for people to actually practice those sort of interventions, we're going to have a much quicker rate of transmission of the virus,” “And we're trying to get a surge much sooner, and the peak with this wave probably will be much greater than we expect, if those non-pharmaceutical interventions don't work” External link

voanews Monday, May 11, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “The thing about screening is that it doesn’t mean if you’re not infected today, you won’t be infected tomorrow,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 7, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “We could make a case for testing everyone in hospital settings. In the US, one study done on women coming into hospital to give birth showed that about 15% of them were infected and 80% of these were asymptomatic,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 24, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says : “In Italy they are mainly testing people with severe disease in hospitals because that is where their epidemic demands its focus. In Germany they are testing up to 50,000 people each day who are symptomatic. In the UK they are testing less than 10,000 each day but the focus is on severe illness,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 24, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

illawarramercury Friday, April 24, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 24, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "We are not returning to normal for the next two to three years," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 24, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “What is clear is that in SA we are seeing a doubling time of Covid-19 infections every three to four days,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “Minimally invasive tissue sampling can pinpoint pathological causes of infant death, the findings of which can then inform policy and more effective interventions to mitigate child mortality,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “In addition to indicating the potential of our approach in ascertaining granular causes of stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries, the findings provide insight into the pathogenesis of stillbirths in settings such as ours. This included the potentially under-appreciated dominant role of foetal infection as the cause of stillbirth in 37.2% of cases,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “An overwhelming finding from our study was the dominant but under-emphasised role of hospital-acquired infections to in-facility neonatal deaths, especially in late neonatal death. The observation on the contribution of hospital-acquired infection as a cause of neonatal deaths in this study has underpinned a re-evaluation and introduction of strategies to improve infection control practices at the hospital, the success of which will be evaluated through the ongoing CHAMPS (Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance) programme in Soweto,” External link

the-star Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi says ( about National Health ) : “The household survey will cover about 9,000 households in all 52 health districts, targeting children aged one to two. Where possible, the children’s Road to Health cards will be checked. But if these are not available, we will try to get verbal confirmation of whether children have been immunised,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 11, 2019 1:26:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "If the vaccine is developed, the place it's most needed is in Africa," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : “It is actually a useless attempt on their part to deceive the public that there are other vested interests at play. In fact, the big problem we face now is the unions themselves, which are undermining the public of South Africa,” External link

the-star Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:55:00 AM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "the rotavirus vaccine programme has been so effective that other viruses such as norovirus and bacteria are now proportionately more common causes of diarrhea compared to before we introduced rotavirus vaccine into the immunization program" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "It is not uncommon to get a spike in diarrhea cases at this time of the year‚ including some rotavirus cases‚ since the virus circulation comes as epidemics. The magnitude of the epidemics are ‚ however‚ much lower then before we introduced rotavirus vaccine into the public immunization program‚" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

Shabir Madhi said : "The rotavirus vaccine is only 70-75% effective in South Africa‚ which is higher than in many other low-income countries‚ but it has a had a tremendous impact on diarrheal hospitalization in South Africa- including a 40-50% reduction in all-cause diarrhea hospitalization‚" External link

thetimes-za Monday, August 8, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT



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