Tanya Farber Senior science reporter

Tanya Farber is the senior science reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Gold medals for two scientists who are heroes in SA’s fight against Covid

The Academy of Science of South Africa this week recognised professors Shabir Madhi and Barry Schoub

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
UCT one rubber-stamp away from ‘no jab, no entry’ policy from 2022

The council of the University of Cape Town (UCT) has given in-principle approval to a proposal that all staff and students must prove they’ve had a ...

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Adolescents getting jabbed could be ‘wake-up call’ for elders, says top prof

They also don’t need consent, but so what? ‘They make many important decisions without  parents every day’

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Mix-and-matching vaccines is a life-saving cocktail, says new report

Swedish study casts even darker shadow over SA’s sale of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Focus should remain on vulnerable age groups: Prof Shabir Madhi

Department of health has announced that children from 12 will soon get the jab

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Check the Covid-19 fine print before you take to the skies, warn tourism experts

South Africans can now visit more than 123 countries, but travel agents warn that it’s crucial to find out what Covid-related restrictions are in ...

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Concert, festival organisers desperate to get show going after Covid ...

And one of SA’s biggest has lamented that unofficial event organisers get a mere slap on the wrist while they suffer

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Welcome back to the stadium, but only if you're vaxxed: Sporting bodies join ...

Football and rugby have thrown their weight behind vaccine certificates for entry to live games.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Vaccine e-certificates made available amid positive indicators of Covid-19 ...

Around 13-million people in SA are fully vaccinated, which means 33.4% of the adult population, said health minister, Joe Phaahla.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Do not show your face at a football game if you’re not vaxxed: Safa

On Friday, the health department and Safa will give details of pilot project for spectators for Tuesday’s Bafana game