Vaccine

Politics

Ghana To Establish National Vaccine Institute

This is contained in a proposal by the committee studying Ghana’s potential as a vaccine manufacturing hub in the sub…

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World

Pfizer pushes for US booster shots as WHO says greed is driving vaccine disparities

After a sharp increase in US Covid cases and amid fears of a surge of the Delta variant, Pfizer on…

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World

Some COVID shots may be linked to rare heart problems in teens: CDC

The FDA on Wednesday said it plans to add a warning to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines after a CDC advisory…

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General News

Coronavirus: Ghana engaging Russia, China to get vaccine – Shirley Ayorkor

The Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has revealed that government through her office, has engaged…

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First vaccine shipments roll out; first inoculations could come Monday

Crowds cheered as semi-trucks rolled out of the loading dock at a Pfizer manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday,  beginning historic journeys…

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World

Let’s pay people at least $1,000 to get a COVID-19 vaccine, some top economists say

The race for a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine appears to be bearing fruit nine months into a pandemic that…

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Africa

Kenya launches Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine trial

After weathering the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic with relatively few cases, Kenya is now experiencing a dangerous second wave.…

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World

Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns over…

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World

Are masks really more effective than a coronavirus vaccine?

Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during his testimony before a Senate subcommittee on…

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CDC chief says masks better at stopping coronavirus than a vaccine

WASHINGTON — In a congressional hearing Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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WHO tempers quick vaccine hopes

The World Health Organization says it does not expect widespread immunization against Covid-19 until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the…

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Covid-19

Coronavirus: Africa will not be testing ground for vaccine, says WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned as “racist” the comments by two French doctors who suggested…

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