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Open Letter to South African Rugby Union (SARU)

Open Letter to South African Rugby Union (SARU)

At an amateur SARU meeting in April 2022, it was decided that only children who provide proof of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 could participate. While this decision has since been retracted, this discrimination threatens not only to undermine some of the good work SARU has done in developing young players, but is also an affront to various children’s rights.

State of Disaster lifted, vaccine mandates not viable – A proforma letter

State of Disaster lifted, vaccine mandates not viable – A proforma letter

A Code of Good Practice is not a law, merely a guideline to be taken into account when interpreting an actual law. It cannot create new rights or obligations for employers or employees. With the end of the State of Disaster, this letter can be used to inform an employer that mandatory vaccination schemes no longer have a basis in law.

Welcome to the permanent pandemic

Welcome to the permanent pandemic

The proposed Health Act amendments threaten pandemic measures for any respiratory disease. If that is not the world you want to live in, ultimately, you will need to change it by standing up.

Mandatory Vaccination of Contractors – South Africa

Mandatory Vaccination of Contractors – South Africa

Many companies have already implemented mandatory vaccination schemes for the employees and now seek to extend the policies to anyone entering their premises, including suppliers, tenants and consultants. What are your rights if you are on the receiving end of one of these policies?

Replacing Bad Science with Good Science

Replacing Bad Science with Good Science

The University of Cape Town committed to reply to PANDA’s series of questions stemming from their Student Engagement Session on Mandatory Vaccination. Since no reply has been forthcoming, PANDA members have answered the questions themselves, in what has turned out to be an excellent takedown of UCT’s bad science. Can you trust that your University is not lying to you?