coronavirus vaccination

Germany cautions against expectations of massive vaccine boost in April
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Germany cautions against expectations of massive vaccine boost in April

  • Critics blame German bureaucracy and slow decision-making as well as an over-reliance on European Union approval and supply deals.
  • "But the vaccination numbers will not immediately grow to 20 million a month or to 10 million a week," he told ZDF television. "In April there will be significantly more vaccinations, but not on that scale."
Published 10 Mar, 2021 06:18pm
Sudan launches vaccination roll-out for medical workers
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Sudan launches vaccination roll-out for medical workers

  • Sudan became the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to benefit from COVAX facility vaccines when it received 828,000 doses of the AstraZeneca shot on March 3.
  • Sudan says it expects to receive the remainder of a total 3.4 million doses through COVAX, a vaccine-sharing programme co-led by the World Health Organization, in the second quarter of this year.
Published 09 Mar, 2021 08:02pm
Ghana kicks off coronavirus vaccination campaign with COVAX shots
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Ghana kicks off coronavirus vaccination campaign with COVAX shots

  • I feel so good about taking the vaccine. It will protect me from contracting the virus from patients.
  • COVAX aims to deliver over 1.3 billion vaccine doses to over 90 low- and middle-income countries by the end of the year, covering up to 20% of their populations.
Published 02 Mar, 2021 07:21pm
Process to vaccinate masses to start soon: Dr Yasmin Rashid
Pakistan

Process to vaccinate masses to start soon: Dr Yasmin Rashid

  • The provincial health minister said that an order of 17 million shots of coronavirus vaccines have been placed which will be administered to public, says Punjab Health Minister.
  • Funds were being squandered by the Punjab health authorities, says PML-N MPA.
Updated 02 Mar, 2021 02:16pm
Vaccine storm engulfs EU chief von der Leyen
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Vaccine storm engulfs EU chief von der Leyen

  • Several European diplomats in Brussels said the commission president's widely reported tendency to rely on a small number of trusted aides had let her down in such a complex crisis.
Published 03 Feb, 2021 09:50am