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Fraudsters inject 800 Ugandans with water instead of Covid shots

Fraudsters inject 800 Ugandans with water instead of Covid shots

At least 800 people in Uganda received fake Covid-19 vaccines in June from “unscrupulous people” as employers rush to inoculate workers amid...

Covid: Half of Australians in lockdown again to fight Delta outbreak

Anger is growing in Australia as 13 million people - about half the population - endure fresh lockdowns to quash Covid outbreaks.

Sputnik V Vaccine deal: Agyeman-Manu must resign or be sacked – CSO

The African Center for Health Policy Research and Analysis believes the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, must no longer be at post after...
Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

MoH takes delivery of vaccine storage equipment

The Ministry of Health has taken delivery of 16 ultra-negative cold chain pieces of equipment for vaccine storage. A...

COVID-19: Ghana to receive 1.2 million Pfizer vaccines

Presidential Adviser on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare, has revealed that Ghana is expecting about 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
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COVAX aims to deliver 520 million vaccine doses to Africa this year

The global vaccine distribution scheme, COVAX, aims to deliver 520 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa this year, its managing director said,...

Alarm as 800 Ugandans get fake Covid-19 jab

More than 800 people and an undisclosed number of clients from several companies based in the Kampala Metropolitan Area received fake Covid-19...

COVID-19: Checkout countries on Nigeria’s ‘Red List’

Nigeria is adding South Africa to its "red list" of countries for which there are stringent restrictions for arriving passengers, officials said...
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Covid vaccines donated to African countries are not recognised by EU travel certificate

The African Union (AU) and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have voiced "concern" after it emerged that Europe's digital 'green...
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COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll hits 794

Four more persons have succumbed to Covid-19, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The GHS, in its latest...

Covid-19: Deadly Indian strain detected in Ghana

The most contagious Covid-19 variant, originating from India, has been recorded in Ghana. Head of the West Africa Center...

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to be available in Ghana by August

Ghana is expected to receive its first batch of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines in August. This follows the...

COVID-19: Akufo-Addo admits challenges in vaccine procurement

JoyNews/AdomNews · Akufo-Addo admits government is facing challenges in procurement of Covid-19 vaccines President Akufo-Addo has admitted that government...

Health Ministry to respond to allegations of over-priced Sputnik vaccine

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has revealed it will in due course respond to allegations surrounding the purchase of Sputnik vaccines into...

More than 100,000 receive second jab in 5 days

More than 100,000 people have received their second dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine as of Sunday, May 23, data from the...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 25th address on measures to deal with Covid-19 pandemic

I am embarking on a nine-day official working visit to France, Belgium and South Africa, as part of efforts being made to...

Our target is to vaccinate all Ghanaian -Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated that the government is making all necessary efforts to ensure that every Ghanaian is vaccinated against the Corona...

COVID-19: Akufo-Addo to address Ghanaians on measures against pandemic

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will address the nation at 8:00 pm this Sunday, May 16, 2021, on the management of...
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Covid-19: GHS announces date for second doses roll-out

Ghana will on Wednesday, May 19 begin administering the second doses of Covishield, the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, to the segmented groups...

WHO approves Chinese Covid vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has granted emergency approval for the Covid vaccine made by Chinese state-owned company Sinopharm.
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Ghana takes delivery of 350,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Ghana has today, May 7, taken delivery of 350,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in an effort to get its vaccination programme...

Veteran award-winning journalist passes on

Media Consultant and three-times journalist of the year, Alhaji Razak El-Alawa, has reportedly passed on. Alhaji Razak, according to...

India state holds elections despite soaring Covid-19 cases

People in the Indian state of West Bengal are voting in the final phase of elections despite soaring Covid cases.
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More than 1.3m expiring vaccines in DRC to be re-distributed to Ghana, 5 others

More than 1.3 million AstraZeneca vaccines delivered to the Democratic Republic of Congo on March 4, 2021, are to be re-distributed to...
Fumigation Exercise is Terminal 3 ahead of Airport Reopening

KIA COVID-19 surge: Ghana’s call to duty

A letter from the Frontiers Healthcare Services sighted indicated an increase in the number of cases picked at the Kotoka International Airport...

COVID-19: MTN Ghana Foundation donates PPEs to Tema General Hospital

MTN Ghana Foundation has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Tema General Hospital as part of efforts to combat the spread...

Second dose of Covid-19 vaccine extended

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says Ghanaians who have taken their first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines should not be worried...

COVID-19: Brazil asks women to delay pregnancy

Brazil has warned women to postpone pregnancy until the worst of the coronavirus pandemic has passed, saying that the variants of the coronavirus in Brazil...

Covid-19: About 2,000 vaccines in Northern Region to expire on Friday

The Northern Region is reeling from a setback on the fight against the novel coronavirus. Thousands of Covid-19 jabs...

U.S. halts use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over blood clot concerns

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States of America...

AU to procure vaccines from US’ Johnson & Johnson

In the context of supply issues, the African Union (AU) has abandoned plans to procure coronavirus vaccines from the Serum Institute in...

COVID-19: 66 new infections bring active cases to 1,746

Ghana has recorded 66 new cases of the novel coronavirus as of March 29, 2021. According to the Ghana...

Second phase of Covid-19 vaccine rollout to commence on this date…

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Aboagye, says the first badge of Ghanaians who have been vaccinated will...

Covid-19: 555,259 persons vaccinated so far – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has so far vaccinated 555,259 persons against Covid-19 since it began its mass vaccination exercise on March 2.
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Covid-19: Why vaccination card will soon be your ‘passport’ [Read]

Public Health practitioner, Cindy Ofori Appiah, has reiterated the need for every Ghanaian to get vaccinated. According to her,...

Hang on to that COVID-19 vaccination card, it’s important

Proof of vaccination may allow us to begin resuming our normal activities in the near future. Photos that display...
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COVID-19: Ghana receives MTN sponsored vaccines

MTN’s US$25 million donation to support the African Union’s (AU’s) COVID-19 vaccination programme is on track to administer 165,000 AstraZeneca doses to...

EU ‘not ready’ to share Covid vaccines with poor countries

EU Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen announced on Sunday that the bloc will  not share coronavirus vaccines with other countries until it has “a better production...
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COVID-19 active cases drop; death toll rises to 713

Ghana's COVID-19 deaths have risen to 713 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
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COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll hits 656

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has hit 656 since the country recorded its first active Covid-19 case in March 2020.