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COVID-19 vaccine shipments boost for Africa (WHO)

After a near-halt of COVID-19 vaccine shipments in Africa, delivers have ramped up in recent months, the UN health agency said on Thursday.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO) nearly four million doses of coronavirusvaccines from the UN-partnered COVAX initiative arrived in Africa last week, compared with just 245,000 for all of June.  Reminding that the continent is...
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South Africa : first Covid-19 Vaccine producer on the continent

After a big number of African populations were not vaccinated due to limited supply of vaccine by countries like India, China, USA and England, Africa has made it its own to produce its vaccine starting with South Africa which is expected to be produced from Biovac Institute as expressed by...
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Rwanda : first Consignment of Covid19 Vaccines

Through the COVAX initiative, Rwanda under the lead of Minister of health Dr. NGAMIJE Daniel has received the first batch of 240,000 doses of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine which is expected to be spread in the community starting with the health sectors and education sector since they are the most interactive and...
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Nigeria: government announces 10 million doses of vaccine in March

"10 million doses in addition to the 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine already announced are expected in the country (...) in March," said Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire in an official statement. The government did not specify which company would supply these doses. Nigeria, which has a population of around...
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Egypt: MoU with China for the Coronavirus vaccine

Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Egypt and China on strengthening cooperation to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Hala Zayed, Egyptian Minister of Health, stressed his desire to strengthen cooperation with China to provide a vaccine against the coronavirus. She had talks with HE Liao Liqiang, Chinese ambassador...
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