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WHO urges countries to take ‘rational’ measures against Omicron risk

WHO urges countries to take ‘rational’ measures against Omicron risk

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, voiced concern on Tuesday that some states are introducing blanket measures aimed at the Omicron coronavirus variant that he said were “not evidence-based or effective on their own”. Dr Tedros said these were penalising southern African countries that reported …

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Ghana receives first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine

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Ghanean authoritiies received the first batch of Covid-19 vaccine doses distributed by the global vaccine sharing initiative, Covax. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef, a plane carrying 600,000 doses of the of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine landed in Accra, the capital on Wednesday. “These 600,000 Covax vaccines are …

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Paul Kagame faults ‘hypocrisy’ in the supply of vaccines

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The Rwandan President Paul Kagame has faulted the “hypocrisy and double standards” in the global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. President Kagame made the comments in a tweet after the World Health Organization (WHO) director, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said deals between rich nations and vaccine manufacturers had made it hard to …

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Tanzanian leader finally admits the country has covid cases

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Tanzanian president John Magufuli is finally acknowledging that his country has a coronavirus problem after claiming for months that the disease had been defeated by prayer. The president’s comments came days after the country mourned the death of one of its highest-profile politicians, the vice president of the semi-autonomous island …

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