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COVID-19 vaccines safe, effective – FDA assures public

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says adequate safety and quality assurance has been done in authorising the two COVID-19 vaccines to...

Covid-19: We all need to be vaccinated – Agyeman-Manu

The Minister of Health-Designate, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has asked Ghanaians to be ready for the coronavirus vaccination in March this year.
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Africa reaches 100,000 known Covid-19 deaths as danger grows

Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from Covid-19 as the continent, praised for its early response to the pandemic, now struggles with...

Coronavirus: Govt officials will publicly take doses of vaccines

The Information Minister-designate has noted that government officials will publicly take doses of the Covid-19 vaccines before the mass vaccination exercise.
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Africa reaches 100,000 known COVID-19 deaths as danger grows

Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 as the continent praised for its early response to the pandemic now struggles with...
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S. African president receives first vaccine shot as immunization starts

South Africa will administer its first COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, with President Cyril Ramaphosa to get the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) shot...

Zimbabwe receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Zimbabwe has received its first 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China. The consignment arrived on...

Ghana to receive COVID-19 vaccines by mid-March – Agyemang-Manu

Ghana is expected to take delivery of 350,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines by mid-March under the United Nations COVAX facility.
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Coronavirus: 7 more deaths recorded; active cases now 6,411

Seven more persons have succumbed to the deadly coronavirus, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The service, in...

Why Nigeria was removed from WHO vaccine-sharing program

Nigeria expected to receive not fewer than 100,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccines by the end of January or at the beginning of...

Ghana listed for 2.4m doses of Covid-19 vaccine by this date…

There is hope in Ghana’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. Since President Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement of steps to...
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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...

African countries to start Coronavirus vaccine pre-orders

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) has begun its Covid-19 vaccines pre-order programme for all African Union member states.

COVID-19 infection gives immunity for 5 months – UK study

People who have had COVID-19 are highly likely to have immunity to it for at least five months but there is evidence...
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Africa exceeds 3 million COVID-19 cases

Africa passed the milestone of 3 million confirmed cases COVID-19 on Sunday, including more than 72,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centers...
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Moderna becomes third Covid vaccine approved in the UK

A third Covid vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. It is made by US company Moderna...

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...

Covid Pfizer vaccine approved for use next week in UK

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use.

Covid-19 vaccine developed by University of Oxford is 70% effective, large scale trial shows

The coronavirus vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford, is highly effective at stopping people from developing Covid-19 symptoms, a large trial...
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Plans for 10 million Covid-19 tests attacked

The government’s scientific advisory group earlier said mass testing could lead to a large number of false-positive results. The...

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says

A COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if ongoing clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive results, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...

UK signs deal for 60 milllion virus vaccine doses

The United Kingdom (UK) government has signed a fourth coronavirus vaccine deal, securing up to 60 million doses of an experimental treatment...

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

India’s second COVID-19 vaccine cleared for human trials

In some positive development, Indian pharmaceutical company, Zydus Cadila received the green signal from The Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) to...

Who would be the first to get a Covid-19 vaccine?

Probably people in the country where the first effective vaccine is developed. About a dozen different vaccines are in...

Coronavirus: How long does it really take to get a vaccine ready? We explain...

Will we get a vaccine to fight COVID-19 this year? The world over recorded...

Coronavirus vaccine: The first vaccine may not prevent you from getting COVID

Desperation for a way to keep economies from collapsing under the weight of Covid-19 could mean settling for a vaccine that prevents...

Coronavirus vaccine trial Phase 2 – who it involves and what it means for...

The second phase of the trial of the coronavirus vaccine tipped to be the ‘front runner’ in the fight against COVID-19 has started today.

Scientists to produce up to 1bn doses of coronavirus vaccine from September

AstraZeneca has said it has the capacity to manufacture one billion doses of the University of Oxford 's potential Covid-19 vaccine and will begin supply in...

Here are the 9 top contenders for coronavirus vaccines

Here are the 9 top contenders for coronavirus vaccines Even as countries toy with...
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Coronavirus vaccine will take ‘many months’ and ‘there are no guarantees’ one can be...

A coronavirus vaccine will take 'many months' and there are 'no guarantees' one will ever be found, ministers warned tonight. Business...