Gambian president kicks off nationwide vaccinations

Gambian president kicks off nationwide vaccinations

As the Gambia launches nationwide coronavirus vaccinations, President Adama Barrow has taken the lead in being the first to receive his jab.

The Gambia, with its population of 2.1 million people, has received 36,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine under the Covax programme.

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Other people vaccinated on Thursday include Gambia’s vice-president, the Imam of Banjul, its Bishop, and the World Health Organization’s Gambia representative.

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