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Cape Verde receives COVID-19 vaccines from China

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Cape Verde on Saturday received 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses provided by China. During the handover ceremony for the vaccines and over 50,000...

Meet Mercy Catherine Adjabeng: the gem empowering adolescents for a brighter future

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Many have nurtured the dream, barely a few have taken the step to make it work, but she is already making it happen. The gem...
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WB Group President: Statement on COVID-19 Response and Vaccinations for Developing Countries

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World Bank Group President David Malpass today issued the following statement in advance of the G7 Leaders’ Summit: “I warmly welcome the G7’s vital work...

Police probe breach of COVID-19 safety protocols at Sir John’s funeral

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The Ashanti Regional Police Command is investigating the circumstances that led to the abuse of the COVID-19 safety protocols during the...
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Observe COVID-19 protocols to prevent spread-CNC

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The Bono East Centre for National Culture (CNC) has asked residents to religiously observe the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols to avoid a third wave. ...
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US to Provide Foreign Countries 500 Million Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

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US administration plans to purchase 500 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to distribute them globally, as Washington significantly increasing its effort to vaccinate...
The landmark venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics - the National Speed Skating Oval, also known as the "Ice Ribbon", is capped, Dec. 31, 2019. Photo by He Yong/People’s Daily

Japan Set to Limit Number of Foreign Spectators, Staff at Olympics Amid COVID-19

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Japan will limit the number of foreign spectators and staff at the upcoming Olympic Games to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, Kyodo news...
Representatives pose for a group photo during the meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) foreign and development ministers at Lancaster House in London, Britain, on May 4, 2021. (Andrew Parsons/No 10 Downing Street/Handout via Xinhua)

G7 Must Act to Ensure Vaccine Access to Billions Across Global South – OHCR

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Eight United Nations officials have called on the Group of Seven (G7) leading economies to ensure peoples across the developing world get full and...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Nearly Half of US Adults Believe COVID-19 Virus Escaped From Chinese Lab

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A 46 percent plurality of Americans think the coronavirus was created in a laboratory in Wuhan, China, from which it escaped and mushroomed into...
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France Permits Entry to Vaccinated EU Tourists Without PCR Test

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The French government embarked on a new phase of lifting COVID-19 restrictions, permitting entry to tourists from EU nations and some other countries without...
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President urges private sector invest in waste management

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the private sector to take advantage of the vast business opportunities in the management of waste in...
A health worker prepares a vial of the Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine at Pop-up Covid-19 vaccination site set up in a Baseball stadium parking lot. Photo: Bruce Cotler/ZUMA Wire/dpa

COVID-19 Booster Shots Likely Needed to Offer Protection Against New Variants

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The world's population will likely need to receive booster shots to ensure they are protected against COVID-19, particularly as new variants of the disease...
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WHO Adviser Expresses Pessimism About Success of Planned COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

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Plans to issue a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines as a means to boost global production, which are set to be assessed by the...
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COVID-19 Vaccination Travel Certificate Rollout Likely to Lead to ‘Chaos’ – WHO Adviser

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The launch of digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates, such as the European Union's Digital COVID Certificate, is likely to cause chaos at airports and other...
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World Should Learn From COVID-19 by Investing in Pandemic Preparedness

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World ,The international community should learn the necessary lessons from the COVID-19 outbreak and invest heavily to ensure that the world is suitably prepared...
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Africa Unable to Build Pandemic Resilience Despite Experience of Ebola – WHO Adviser

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African countries were, on the whole, unprepared for the outbreak of COVID-19, despite many nations' experience of combating epidemics of Ebola and measles, Robert...
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US Pharmacist Gets 3 Years in Prison for Trying to Ruin COVID-19 Vaccines

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A hospital pharmacist who admitted he was skeptical about COVID-19 vaccines received a 3 year jail sentence for tampering with a batch of Moderna...
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Kassena-Nankana group happy with Doba-Kandiga peace deal

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DIZEMTAABA, a group formed to help solve the societal needs in the Kassena-Nankana area has expressed satisfaction about the Justice Atuguba Doba-Kandiga peace deal,...
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COVID-19 Certificates Issued to More Than One Million EU Citizens

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More than a million EU citizens have received digital COVID certificates since the system was launched in the test mode on June 1, the...

GIZ presents 10 Intensive Care Unit Beds to three Ghanaian Hospitals

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With funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Ghana, handed...

COVID-19: GMA disappointed over disregard for safety protocols at Sir John’s funeral

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has expressed disappointment about the total disregard for COVlD-19 protocols during the final funeral rites of the former...
Representatives pose for a group photo during the meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) foreign and development ministers at Lancaster House in London, Britain, on May 4, 2021. (Andrew Parsons/No 10 Downing Street/Handout via Xinhua)

Over 200 Leaders Urge G7 to Help Vaccinate Poorer Countries

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Over 200 prominent figures across the world, including ex-prime ministers and ministers, have called on the G7 leaders to allocate two-thirds of the $66...
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COVID-19 hampers the fight against HIV/AIDS in Botswana

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The COVID-19 pandemic is blamed for having hampered the fight against HIV/AIDS in Botswana. The southern African country has made significant...
A man receives a dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine at an appointment walk-up site at Valley Crossroads Seventh-day Adventist Church. Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/Orange County Register via ZUMA/dpa

9 more months needed to achieve herd immunization despite 2 billion doses administered globally

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Inoculations against COVID-19 have reached 2 billion as the world races to contain the pandemic, but at the current pace, it will take nine...
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Uganda launches over US$358 million plan to combat second wave of COVID-19 pandemic

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Uganda on Friday launched a 358.9 million-U.S.-dollar plan to combat the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the east African country. Henry...

Unilever presents items to Tema Police Command

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The Management of Unilever Ghana Limited on Friday paid a working visit to the Tema Police Regional Command and supported personnel with some...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Senator Calls on Congress to Probe US Links to Wuhan Lab, COVID-19 Origins

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US Senator Josh Hawley on Friday called on Congress to investigate any United States links to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, where the novel...
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WHO asks for re-checks of research on possible new virus origin

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Samples from a study suggesting that COVID-19 was circulating outside China by October 2019 have been re-tested at the World Health Organization's (WHO) request,...
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Ethiopia updates travel advisory, requiring AU COVID-19 pass for entry and exit

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The Ethiopian government on Wednesday announced an updated travel advisory, which necessitates an African Union (AU) COVID-19 pass for entry and exit. According to the...
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Jake Shaw: How COVID-19 Changed How We View Music, Possibly Forever

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The world continues to reel from the impact of a once-in-a-generation pandemic. Few industries have had it as rough as the music industry, as...