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Zambia to receive second batch of COVID-19 vaccines

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Zambia is expected to receive the second batch of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines this month as the country ramps up its response to the...
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South Sudan holds back some AstraZeneca doses due to low uptake over expiration fears

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A South Sudan official said on Sunday that the country is withholding 72,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines acquired through the COVAX facility due to...
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South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca due to low turn up

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South Sudan said Sunday it's stuck with more than 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines due to low turn up as only 6,403 people have...

MTN Foundation Supports Tema General Hospital With PPE

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MTN Ghana Foundation has placed a smile on the faces of the health workers and patients of the Tema General Hospital in the Greater...
FILED - Anyone with a history of overreaction to certain medications may want to seek advice from an allergy specialist before receiving a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

Germany: 42 thrombosis cases after AstraZeneca vaccination

(dpa) - So far, 42 suspected cases of rare blood clots have been reported in Germany after vaccination with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, the Paul...
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Oxford/AstraZeneca jab trial in children paused

(PA Media/dpa) - The trial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in children has been paused while regulators investigate reports of a rare form of blood...
A health worker holds a vial of AstraZeneca's Coronavirus vaccine at the vaccination centre at Messe Dresden convention centre during a vaccination campaign. Photo: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

British regulatory body: AstraZeneca blood clot risk ‘very small’

(dpa) - Of the more than 18 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses administered in Britain, only around 30 cases of blood clots have occurred,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) speaks at the Chancellery during a press conference after an online meeting with state premiers to discuss how to proceed with the Astrazeneca vaccine. Merkel justified the new age restrictions for Astrazeneca's drug in light of the trust in Corona vaccines Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP POOL/dpa

Consternation in Germany over vaccine roll-out after AstraZeneca move

(dpa) - Germany's decision to limit the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jab to people over 60 has caused consternation at the national and state...
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AstraZeneca ‘respects’ decision by Germany to restrict use of vaccine

(dpa) - AstraZeneca says it respects this week's decision by Germany to restrict the use of its coronavirus vaccine - but reiterated that the...
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EU leaders agree to step up vaccine production

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European Union (EU) leaders agreed at a virtual EU summit on Thursday to increase the production of COVID-19 vaccines in Europe to improve...
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AstraZeneca says new data proves vaccine is highly effective

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dpa/GNA - The British-Swedish pharmaceuticals company AstraZeneca has provided new data which it says proves that its Covid-19 vaccine is highly effective. The vaccine...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Britain’s Johnson rules out retaliating over EU vaccine threat

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PA Media-dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected the possibility that his country could engage in a tit-for-tat vaccine export war with...
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NCCE woos chiefs towards achieving herd immunity against COVID-19

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in West Akyem Municipality has urged chiefs and elders to encourage their subjects to accept inoculation of...
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German expert: Pre-menopausal women should weigh AstraZeneca jab

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dpa/GNA - A German infectiologist has advised pre-menopausal women with a low risk of Covid-19 complications to carefully consider whether to have a...
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Europe’s growing number of AstraZeneca pause can be damaging

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CNN/GNA - A growing number of European countries have halted AstraZeneca vaccinations over reports of a small number of patients developing blood clots...
FILED - A German doctor prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine for injection on Wednesday. Multiple countries are suspending use of the Covid-19 vaccine from the British/Swedish company out of fears that its use is linked to internal blood clots. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/dpa

Cyprus, Luxembourg, Venezuela join list suspending AstraZeneca shot

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dpa/GNA - Cyprus, Luxembourg and Venezuela have joined the list of countries suspending the use of Covid-19 vaccinations made by the British-Swedish...
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Health expert says pausing AstraZeneca jab could be a ‘disaster’

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dpa/GNA - A professor of experimental medicine at London's Imperial College said the decision to temporarily stop the roll-out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab...
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AstraZeneca says no evidence of clot risk as more vaccinations halted

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dpa/GNA - AstraZeneca said on Sunday there is "no evidence" its Covid-19 vaccine increases the risk of blood clots, as Ireland joined a...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

World Health Organization gives OK to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

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dpa/GNA - The coronavirus vaccine manufactured by US company Johnson & Johnson, has received a thumbs up from the World Health Organization (WHO). The...
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Malawi receives first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine

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Malawi has received the first consignment of 360,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility and the vaccination campaign is expected to...
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Ghana’s President Takes first COVID-19 jab

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on live television. The move was intended to encourage...
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Ghana to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines today

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The Government of Ghana will on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of 600,000 AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine at the Kotoka International...
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Africa Begins Large-scale Vaccinations Distribution

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South Africa trial results raises questions about Oxford AstraZeneca effectiveness Several countries within the African Union (AU), a 55-member body encompassing independent states and the...
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AstraZeneca extends 9-million-dose olive branch to EU in vaccine row

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dpa/GNA - Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is to give the European Union 9 million extra doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March,...
Quality inspectors on Sinovac vaccine production lines use digital technology platforms to monitor the quality and efficiency of vaccine packaging on December 20. Photos: Li Hao/Global Times

Brazil starts coronavirus vaccine campaign a day after authorization

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dpa/GNA,- Brazil started its nationwide coronavirus vaccination campaign on Monday, just a day after an emergency authorization for the SinoVac and AstraZeneca jabs. The campaign...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

New ‘worker bee’ Covid vaccine 70-per-cent effective in early results

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Pharmaceutical giant, AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford on Monday said that their Covid-19 vaccine - with pre-orders of over a billion doses worldwide...
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Final phase clinical trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine begins in U.S.

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A multi-site, Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating an investigational COVID-19 vaccine known as AZD1222 has begun, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced...
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EU signs first deal with AstraZeneca to buy COVID-19 vaccines

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The European Commission (EC) signed its first deal to buy COVID-19 vaccines from pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella...
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Sweden to buy 6 million coronavirus vaccine doses from AstraZeneca

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Sweden will be able to offer vaccines to between 3 to 6 million citizens following a deal between the European Union (EU) and pharmaceutical...
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Covid -19: AstraZeneca supports Ministry of Health with 35,000 surgical masks

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AstraZeneca, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has supported the Government of Ghana Covid-19 Management Team with 35,000 surgical masks. The donation made on...