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Egypt to purchase 20 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine

Egypt has agreed to purchase 20 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinopharm and expects to receive a batch of 500,000...

India approves COVID-19 vaccination for those above 18 years

India has allowed vaccination against COVID-19 to everyone above the age of 18 from May 1, an official release said Monday. The announcement by the...

Number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Kenya tops 700,000

The number of people that have received a COVID-19 vaccination jab in Kenya surpassed the 700,000 mark on Monday as the country continues its...

DR Congo launches AstraZeneca vaccine drive

DR Congo on Monday launched a vaccination campaign against COVID-19 in the capital Kinshasa, with top officials and foreign envoys stressing the safety of the AstraZeneca...

Madagascar to acquire Sinopharm and three other vaccines for mass COVID-19...

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Monday announced that the island nation would seek to acquire the Chinese-manufactured Sinopharm vaccine alongside three other vaccines to...

WHO: World can bring pandemic under control within months

The World Health Organization said on Monday that the world has the means to bring the global COVID-19 pandemic under control in the coming...

Africa’s COVID-19 infections top 4.4 million

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has surpassed the 4.4 million mark as the continent continues its efforts to contain a third...

Kenya’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 2,500 mark

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Kenya surpassed the 2,500 mark on Monday as the country continues to battle a third wave of the...

South Sudan plans to dispose of 60,000 expired COVID vaccines

South Sudan is looking to dispose of 60,000 expired doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, as the rollout of the drugs is hampered by skepticism...

Guinea receives purchase of 300,000 Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines

Guinea received on Sunday a shipment of 300,000 Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines purchased from China and is also set to receive a donation of 200,000...
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