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South Africa: football tickets to be free for vaccinated fans


The South African Football Association says it will offer free tickets to vaccinated football fans attending next month’s World Cup qualifier between the national team, Bafana Bafana, and Ethiopia. The association said those who got vaccinated would be prioritised at matches and other entertainment events. The South African government has …

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COVID-19: “teachers should be among those prioritized for the vaccines”, WHO


On Monday August 30, the European directorates of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef said teachers and school staff should be among the priority groups for vaccination against Covid-19. Measures to ensure that schools can stay open throughout the pandemic “include offering teachers and other school staff the COVID-19 vaccine as part of …

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Covid-19: Kenya receives 880,000 doses of Moderna vaccine from US


The United States donated 880,000 Cvid-19 vaccine doses to Kenya to strengthen its vaccination program. The Kenyan authorities received vaccines at the country’s main airport Monday morning. The health ministry has tweeted a picture of the ceremony of reception: The 880,460 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is the first shipment …

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COVID-19: cases surge, second wave of virus in Indonesia peaked

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Indonesia’s devastating second coronavirus wave, which saw the Southeast Asian country become the epicentre of Asia’s COVID-19 outbreak, has peaked, its health minister said Monday. Driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant, Indonesia has over the past month been faced with an exponential surge in coronavirus cases that has overwhelmed …

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