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Coronavirus vaccine status: Stages of COVID-19 vaccine development in India

8COVID-19 vaccine status in India explained The number of COVID-19 infection cases has breached...

COVID-19 vaccine status: These 4 coronavirus vaccines are leading the race

Nations around the world have closed their borders and ordered a strict lockdown in order to avoid further...
Martha Wangari Karua, Kenya's former Minister for Justice

Why not test COVID-19 vaccine on senior govt officials first? – Social justice advocate...

Social justice advocate, Martha Wangari Karua, has come out to strongly oppose the testing of the coronavirus vaccines on Kenyans.

Nigeria accepts to take part in COVID-19 vaccine trial

Nigeria has accepted to be part of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) solidarity trial of vaccines for coronavirus. So far,...

Bill Gates: What you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine

One of the questions I get to ask most these days is will the world be able to go back to 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...

Covid-19: World Bank supports Ghana with $200m for vaccines

World Bank has approved a $200 million Ghana COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project Second Additional Financing to procure and deploy COVID-19...

COVID-19: Most MPs yet to get second vaccine jab

JoyNews/AdomNews · COVID-19: Most MP yet to get second vaccine jab It has emerged that most Members of Parliament...

COVID-19: Father of 5 dies after refusing vaccine

A Michigan family is mourning the loss of their beloved patriarch who passed from COVID-19 after refusing the vaccine.

COVID-19: Ghana to be selected as manufacturing hub for vaccines in Africa

The European Commission (EU) has named Ghana as one of its possible manufacturing hubs of Covid-19 vaccines in Africa.

COVID-19: 2nd dose of vaccines to be deployed from May 19 – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has announced that, effective Wednesday, May 19, 2021, the second dose of Covid-19 vaccines will be deployed.

Kenya’s anti-vaccine doctor dies of Covid-19

A prominent Kenyan doctor who became an anti-vaccine campaigner and conspiracy theorist has died from the disease.Dr Stephen Karanja said it was...

COVID-19: How are the vaccines faring in ‘dumsor’ – Omane Boamah asks

Former Communications Minister, Dr Edward Omane Boamah is concerned about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of the erratic...

COVID-19: Pfizer confirms fake versions of vaccine

US pharmaceutical company Pfizer says it has identified counterfeit versions of its coronavirus vaccine in Mexico and Poland. The...
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COVID-19: Over 500 vaccines expire

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has discarded over 500 expired Covid-19 vaccines in the Northern and...

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...

Covid-19: 4 accused of stealing vaccines granted bail

Four persons accused of stealing and selling vials of COVIDSHIELD have been granted ¢80,000 bail each by an Accra Circuit Court.
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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...
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Covid-19: Continue using AstraZeneca vaccine, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries not to pause Covid vaccinations, as several major European Union member states halt their...

Covid-19: UK rejects ‘completely false’ EU vaccine export ban claim

A fresh row has broken out between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) after the bloc’s most senior official...

Fighting Covid-19: Police break up ‘fake vaccine network’

Police in China and South Africa have seized thousands of doses of counterfeit Covid-19 vaccine and made dozens of arrests, Interpol says.
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Covid-19: Private Sector Fund to support govt procure vaccines

The Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund (GCPS Fund) has announced its decision to commence a vaccine procurement project. The...
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COVID-19: Ashanti Region to receive two million vaccines

About two million COVID-19 vaccines will be sent to the Ashanti Region, Regional Director of Health, Dr Emmanuel Tinkorang, has said.

COVID-19: Ghana to receive first batch of vaccines on Feb 24

The Government of Ghana will on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of the coronavirus vaccines at the Kotoka International...

COVID-19: Man selling salt water as vaccine arrested

China has arrested the leader of a multi-million dollar scam that passed off saline solution and mineral water as Covid-19 vaccines.

Vaccine: Ghana to receive first covid-19 consignment by this date…

President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed that the first consignment of coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Ghana by March 2021.
Novavax vaccine

Covid-19: Novavax vaccine shows 89% efficacy in UK trials

A new coronavirus vaccine has been shown to be 89.3% effective in large-scale United Kingdom (UK) trials. The Novavax...

Covid-19: WHO chief blasts rich countries for hoarding vaccines

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has warned that the inequitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines between rich and poor...

COVID-19: Buhari, Vice to take vaccine on live TV

The federal government has appealed to Nigerians not to be hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it gets to Nigeria.

Covid-19: Two million vaccine doses to be supplied each week from mid-January

Two million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be supplied each week by the middle of January, according to a report, despite...

Oxford researches feel COVID-19 pandemic will end on its own; won’t need a vaccine

Oxford researches feel COVID-19 pandemic will end on its own; won't need a vaccine

With multiple Coronavirus vaccines still in works, Russia to roll out its first COVID-19...

Russia will start giving its first drug approved to treat COVID-19 to patients next week, its state financial backer told Reuters, a...

COVID-19: Vaccine developers need to take their time

The fast pace at which various laboratories are working on vaccines against Covid-19 carries both promise and peril. On Monday, Moderna Therapeutics...

Ghana to find vaccine for Covid-19 – Prof Alex Duodu

The Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Professor Alexander Duodu, is optimistic Ghana can help find a vaccine for the deadly...

Meet Prof. Dr Marylyn Addo: The German-born Ghanaian virologist creating a vaccine for Covid-19

German-born doctor of Ghanaian descent, Prof. Dr Marylyn Addo could be the answer to the world’s problem as she finds a cure to...
China Approved Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19: China approves three vaccines for clinical trials

China has approved three COVID-19 vaccine candidates for clinical trials, said an official with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on...
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Mother of two becomes first person to receive COVID-19 trial vaccine

The first human trials of a new vaccine scientists hope will protect against Covid-19 have been carried out. The...

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...
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Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid-19 in Japan

A member of Uganda’s Olympic squad has become the first to test positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Japan for the competition...

COVID-19 Ambassadors unveiled!

COVID-19 National Trust Fund has inaugurated seven brand ambassadors to support the education and fundraising activities of the Trust Fund.