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Report: Drugmakers Fall Short on Offering COVID Vaccines to Poorer Nations

Amnesty International is accusing the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies of creating an “unprecedented human rights crisis” by failing to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines for the world’s poorest nations.In a report issued Wednesday, the human rig…

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At UN, Climate and COVID Top Leaders’ Concerns

WASHINGTON — Tackling the threat of climate change and COVID-19 were the dominant themes of leaders’ speeches Wednesday at the U.N. General Assembly annual debate.”While the world was fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis also stru…

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Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 8.13 Million: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,134,511 as of yesterday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union, i…

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‘Learn from the lessons and don’t forget them’: identifying transferable lessons for COVID-19 from meningitis A, yellow fever and Ebola virus disease vaccination campaigns

COVID-19 vaccines are now being distributed to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), with global urgency surrounding national vaccination plans. LMICs have significant experience implementing vaccination campaigns to respond to epidemic threats but…

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Botswana Assures Unauthorized Immigrants of COVID-19 Vaccinations

GABARONE, BOTSWANA – The Botswana government has sought to assure thousands of undocumented immigrants they will not be left out of the country’s COVID-19 vaccination program.Thousands of immigrants are crossing into Botswana, the majority fleeing econ…

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British Embassy bids farewell to Chevening 2021 cohort

British Embassy Mogadishu hosted a pre-departure event to congratulate eight talented Somalis who were awarded Chevening scholarships and are heading off to study for their Master’s in the UK.The farewell is an opportunity to wish the scholars well bef…

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Health Ministry: 85 new coronavirus cases detected in Syria

Damascus, SANA-Health Ministry announced on Friday that 85 new Covid-19 cases have been registered while 20 ones recovered and 6 died. The Ministry told SANA that the overall number of coronavirus cases registered until now reached 26719, 22243 have recovered…

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Somalia Receives Johnson and Johnson Vaccines to Help Curb COVID 19

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Somalia has received more than than 300,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The doses, donated by the U.S. through the international COVAX facility, will be the first single-dose vaccines to be distributed in So…

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Federal Government of Somalia boosts efforts to vaccinate communities against COVID-19

Mogadishu – Somalia received 302,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX facility today. The J&J vaccines, donated by the United States, are the first single-dose vaccines to be distributed in Somalia to expand the…

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Federal Government of Somalia boosts efforts to vaccinate communities against COVID-19

Mogadishu – Somalia received 302,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX facility today. The J&J vaccines, donated by the United States, are the first single-dose vaccines to be distributed in Somalia to expand the…