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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
23,422
6224hr
Pakistan Cases
1,034,837
5,02624hr
8.82% positivity
Sindh
382,865
Punjab
356,920
Balochistan
30,432
Islamabad
87,699
KPK
144,264

Covax vaccines

Pakistan gets first COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX: UNICEF

Pakistan gets first COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX: UNICEF

  • "Today Pakistan received its first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines (SII-AZ AZD1222) from the COVAX Facility," it said.
  • COVAX, a global programme to provide vaccines mainly for poor countries, has recently been hit by supply problems.
Published 08 May, 2021 05:17pm
Taiwan says first batch of COVAX vaccines to arrive Sunday
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Taiwan says first batch of COVAX vaccines to arrive Sunday

  • Taiwan, which has kept the pandemic under control thanks to early and effective prevention, began its vaccination campaign only last month, also with AstraZeneca shots, after getting 117,000 doses directly from the drugmaker.
  • Chen told reporters that the latest vaccines were also manufactured in South Korea and had been due to start arriving from February, but had been held up by global vaccine supply problems.
Published 03 Apr, 2021 06:43pm
South Korea pays price for reliance on COVAX, scrambles for vaccines
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South Korea pays price for reliance on COVAX, scrambles for vaccines

  • Once praised by the World Health Organization for its decision to procure vaccines through the global scheme, South Korea is now facing criticism at home as the government scrambles to meet the supply shortfall.
  • South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are among countries to be hit by shipment delays to vaccines they have been promised following export curbs by manufacturer India.
Published 01 Apr, 2021 05:54pm
Kenyan COVID vaccine offer to diplomats draws local doctors' ire
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Kenyan COVID vaccine offer to diplomats draws local doctors' ire

  • Kenya, where nearly 2,000 people have died of COVID-19, is battling a third wave and the health ministry reported 28 deaths on Friday, the highest daily toll since the pandemic began.
  • "We need to protect everyone resident in Kenya. It just made sense not to reach out only to Kenyans but also to the international community here," Kamau said
Published 20 Mar, 2021 10:09pm
Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines
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Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines

  • A plane carrying 504,000 doses touched down in the commercial capital Abidjan, paving the way for the West African nation to launch a vaccination campaign.
  • You want to make sure that the right regulatory approval, the right cold storage is there and everything else, otherwise you risk having things not work.
Published 26 Feb, 2021 06:44pm