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Skepticism as Ghana begins mass covid-19 vaccination drive

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Ghana, the first country to receive COVAX vaccines last month, began its mass vaccination drive on Tuesday. 600,000 doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccines are being given to frontline health workers, security personnel, people aged over 60 and those with pre-existing conditions. To ensure that Ghanaians are convinced to get jabbed, President …

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South African scientists find antibodies from 501Y.V2 variant

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Research by South African scientists suggests that antibodies triggered by exposure to the country’s dominant coronavirus variant can prevent infection by other variants, the scientists said on Wednesday. The findings in laboratory studies offer hope that COVID-19 vaccines based on the 501Y.V2 variant first identified late last year could protect …

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