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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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Media laud Ghanaian government for COVID-19 vaccination

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Majority of media persons in the Sunyani Municipality on Friday took their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and lauded the government for its...
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Media practitioners in Sunyani East and West Municipalities to take COVID-19 vaccine

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Media practitioners in the Sunyani East and West Municipalities have taken their turn to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 in Sunyani. Mr. Larry Paa Kwesi...
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Nzema East Municipality receives 1,380 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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The Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region has taken delivery of 1,380 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines would be distributed to health...
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Botswana prioritizes the elderly above 75 for vaccination

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Botswana has adjusted its COVID-19 vaccination rollout by giving priority to the elderly above the age of 75, a health official said on Wednesday. Due...
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United States reports over 20,000 coronavirus variants infections

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The United States has recorded more than 20,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants as of Thursday, according to the latest data of the U.S....
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Ethiopian Airlines lifts one million plus COVID -19 vaccine doses from Beijing to Harare

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Ethiopian Airlines has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a single flight. The Airlines transported the vaccines in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare...

Factory errors ruin 15 million doses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

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An ingredient mix-up at a Baltimore vaccine manufacturing plant has ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, according to U.S....
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South Africa approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

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The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) on Thursday said they have approved the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine with certain...
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COVID-19 Vaccine is safe, get vaccinated – Nurses

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Some nurses in the Upper West Region who received their COVID-19 jabs described the Covid-19 vaccine as safe and advised the public to get...
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Partake in the Covid 19 vaccine – NCCE

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has asked the general public to participate in the Covid-19 vaccination exercise to save their lives and...
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Chinese vaccines rollout gains steam in Zimbabwe

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A month after the first dose of the Sinopharm vaccine was administered in Zimbabwe, the country's inoculation drive is gaining momentum each passing...
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Johnson & Johnson to supply up to 400 million doses of vaccine to Africa

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dpa-AFX/GNA - US drug maker Johnson & Johnson announced its agreement to provide up to 400 million doses of its single-shot Covid-19...
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Muslim leaders call on GHS to intensify COVID-19 vaccine education

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Muslim leaders have called on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to scale up education on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Vaccine to clear public misconception...
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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...
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

Half of Israelis have received second shot of Covid-19 vaccine

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dpa/GNA - Half of Israel's citizens have received two shots of a vaccine against Covid-19, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announced on Twitter on...
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Health workers in the Bono Region receive Covid 19- vaccine

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Dr Kofi Amo -Kodieh, Bono Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, on Monday received the first inoculation of the COVID-19 vaccine, after briefing...
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Sunyani West residents express readiness for Covid-19 vaccine

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Section of residents in the Sunyani West Municipality have expressed readiness to partake in the COVID-19 vaccines to boost their immune system. Some of the...
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Don’t let your guard down after COVID-19 vaccination – GHS

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Mr Kisses Johnson, Health Promotion Specialist, Health Promotion Division of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has urged the public to still observe the safety...

Health professionals encouraged to take COVID-19 Vaccine

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Dr. Esther Priscila Biamah-Danquah, Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Heath Director has advised health officers to take the COVID-19 jab to the whip-up public interest. Dr Biamah-Danquah made...
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Muslim Communities Must Embrace The COVID-19 Vaccine – Alhaji Arafat

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The Chief Executive Officer for Zongo Development Fund, Alhaji Arafat Sulemana made this statement in one of his working visits to the Ahafo Region....
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Ghana Health Service worried over vaccine theft

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The Ghana Health Service ( GHS) has expressed concern over the alleged stealing of COVID-19 vaccine by three staff of the Service. A press...
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)

7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Africa – WHO

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Nearly seven million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Africa targeting high-risk groups like healthcare workers, teachers and security officers, a World Health...
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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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UK regulator: people should continue to receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) confirmed Thursday that the benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 far outweigh the risks, calling...

Vietnam’s first homegrown Covid-19 vaccine available by end of 2021

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dpa/GNA – Nanocovax, Vietnam’s first locally-developed Covid-19 vaccine, is expected to be ready for use domestically by the fourth quarter of 2021, the...
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Moderna starts COVID-19 vaccine trial on children less than 12 years old

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American drugmaker Moderna announced Tuesday that the first group of children participants have been vaccinated in its COVID-19 vaccine trial. The Phase 2/3 study, called...
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New cluster of European nations hit pause on AstraZeneca vaccine

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France Germany, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Cyprus are the latest cluster of European countries to join the growing ranks of their peers suspending the use...
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AMA Chief Executive urges residents to take COVID-19 vaccine

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Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has encouraged residents of Accra to take active interest in the covid-19 vaccination exercise to...
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Ugandan president explains delay for his COVID-19 vaccination

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni explained late on Sunday his delay for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine jab in the ongoing first phase of vaccination campaign...