1. Covax: Ivory Coast and Ghana begin mass Covid vaccination rollouts  BBC News
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  3. Oxford vaccine pioneer proud as first Covax jabs administered and campaign goes global  Telegraph.co.uk
  4. Stephen Bernard Donkor: Can Ghana marry the Covid-19 vaccine?  Myjoyonline.com
  5. UK: Poorer nations should get 'gold-standard' COVAX vaccines  The Independent
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Ivory Coast and Ghana start using Covid vaccines provided by a scheme to help poorer nations.Ivory Coast and Ghana start using Covid vaccines provided by a scheme to help poorer nations.

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Healthcare workers in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan will get Covid vaccinations on Monday. It is the first national rollout of the UN-backed Covax programme – the global vaccine-sharing initiative to help poorer countries control the pandemic. They will be the initial recipients of half a million doses of the AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine. Ghana […]

Ivory Coast to be the first to roll out Covax vaccines - MyJoyOnline.com

Ghana’s president became the world’s first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine from COVAX.Ghana’s president became the world’s first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine from COVAX.

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This week, Ghana will begin the implementation of its ambitious plan to achieve herd immunity of its populace against COVID 19 by vaccinating some 17.6 million Ghanaians by the middle of this year, this translating to the requisite 60 percent of the...This week, Ghana will begin the implementation of its ambitious plan to achieve herd immunity of its populace against COVID 19 by vaccinating some 17.6 million Ghanaians by the middle of this year, this translating to the requisite 60 percent of the...

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This week’s first vaccinations happen as a further 11 million doses are expected to be delivered this week

First COVID-19 COVAX vaccine doses administered in Africa

‘Virus will rebound if we let it,’ UN health agency says in ‘stern warning’ over rise in cases.‘Virus will rebound if we let it,’ UN health agency says in ‘stern warning’ over rise in cases.

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COVAX has been trending in stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in recent days, particularly in relation to the shipment of vaccines to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, the first to arrive in Africa. Here’s a UN News recap of what COVAX is, and why it is so important. |COVAX has been trending in stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in recent days, particularly in relation to the shipment of vaccines to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, the first to arrive in Africa. Here’s a

‘We sink or we swim together’: 5 things you need to know about COVAX | | UN News

Fair global agreements, home-grown vaccines and sharing extra doses with poorer nations are all needed if we're to ever emerge from this pandemic.Fair global agreements, home-grown vaccines and sharing extra doses with poorer nations are all needed if we're to ever emerge from this pandemic.

3 ways to vaccinate the world and make sure everyone benefits, rich and poor

3 ways to vaccinate the world and make sure everyone benefits, rich and poor

After a 6-week decline, global COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, a worrisome development.After a 6-week decline, global COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, a worrisome development.

COVID-19 cases rebound globally as COVAX immunizations begin in Africa | CIDRAP

Kelly got his first dose in January and the second this monthKelly got his first dose in January and the second this month

R. Kelly gets two doses of COVID-19 vaccination while in prison | Hollywood – Gulf News

Health care workers in the Ivory Coast on March 1 became the first people in the world to receive COVID-19 vaccines shipped from COVAX.It's an important step toward global health equity

The First Vaccine Doses from COVAX Have Been Administered | Time

The first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo also received a jab, one day before the rest of the 600,000 doses are deployed across the country. The first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo also received a jab, one day before the rest of the 600,000 doses are deployed across the country.

Ghana, I.Coast administer world's first free Covax jabs

The newly approved single-shot vaccine from Johnson & Johnson could be in people's arms as soon as Tuesday, reports the Wall Street Journal . FedEx trucks have picked...But Johnson & Johnson vaccine is already rolling out in trucks

For First Time in Weeks, Most States See Increase in Cases

100-year-old man among the oldest vaccine recipients100-year-old man among the oldest vaccine recipients

After months of confinement at home, elderly step out for jab - The Hindu

Jaidev Chowdhry, 100, a resident of Hyderabad and ex-entrepreneur, took the first shot at Medicover Hospitals on MondayJaidev Chowdhry, 100, a resident of Hyderabad and ex-entrepreneur, took the first shot at Medicover Hospitals on Monday

100-year-young man gets Covid jab in Hyderabad, says he's keen to have socially active life- The New Indian Express

This includes 5,176 people above 60 years, 1,009 between 45 years and 59 years, as well as 4,296 frontline workers and 1,954 healthcare workers who got their first dose.This includes 5,176 people above 60 years, 1,009 between 45 years and 59 years, as well as 4,296 frontline workers and 1,954 healthcare workers who got their first dose.

5,000 senior citizens get first Covid shot | Cities News,The Indian Express

Every eligible adult in British Columbia should be able to receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by late July after the approval of a new vaccine and a decision to delay second doses.Every eligible adult in British Columbia should be able to receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by late July after the approval of a new vaccine and a decision to delay second doses.

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What is a dying man’s last wish? Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital got unique insight into this painful aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic which comWhat is a dying man’s last wish? Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital got unique insight into this painful aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic which com

Covid confessions: When Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital doctors stood witness | Hyderabad News - Times of India

The province is dramatically extending the interval between the first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses in a bid to accelerate immunization plans for British Columbians.Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates - Economy, Law & Politics | Business in Vancouver

The province is dramatically extending the interval between the first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses in a bid to accelerate immunization plans for British Columbians.Younger British Columbians may be able to receive some protection in spring rather than summer

B.C. extends gap between vaccine doses to 16 weeks as rollout accelerates - Economy, Law & Politics | Business in Vancouver

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana race each other to get the first injections into arms in West Africa Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana race each other to get the first injections into arms in West Africa

Oxford vaccine pioneer proud as first Covax jabs administered and campaign goes global

Over one million citizens have registered themselves on the Co-WIN portal till 1 pm on Monday, the Union Health Ministry said as India opened up vaccination for those over 60 years and within the age bracket of 45 to 59 years with specified comorbidities.

1 million registered on Co-WIN portal till 1 pm: Govt

Dominic Raab has said Britain should be a "force for good in the world" as he heralded the start of the rollout of vaccines under the Covax initiative.Dominic Raab has said Britain should be a "force for good in the world" as he heralded the start of the rollout of vaccines under the Covax initiative.

Dominic Raab hails UK vaccine role as Covax jabs rolled out in Africa | Evening Standard

The B.C. government says more than 400,000 people will be immunized from March to early April as the province’s vaccination program quickly ramps up.The B.C. government says more than 400,000 people will be immunized from March to early April as the province’s vaccination program quickly ramps up.

BC reveals vaccine plan for those over age 80 and extends time period between doses - BC News - Castanet.net

The coronavirus infection rate in the US dropped by 26% over the last 14 days. Some states, like California, have seen new infections drop by nearly 50%. Coronavirus outbreaks, however, remain an issue in a small handful of states like New York, New Jersey, and Vermont.The coronavirus infection rate in the US dropped by 26% over the last 14 days. Some states, like California, have seen new infections drop by nearly 50%. Coronavirus outbreaks, however, remain an i…

These are the 11 states with the worst coronavirus outbreaks – BGR

More African countries to receive Covax vaccines | The New Times | Rwanda

Wondering when you are due for vaccine? It's all here.Wondering when you are due for vaccine? It's all here.

B.C. reveals immunization schedule | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

The health ministry clarified that Co-WIN app is meant only for administrators, and registration and booking for Covid vaccination have to be done through the cowin.gov.in portal.The health ministry clarified that Co-WIN app is meant only for administrators, and registration and booking for Covid vaccination have to be done through the cowin.gov.in portal.

Over 1 million citizens have registered on Co-WIN portal, says govt

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The government of India today initiated the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination process.The government of India today initiated the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination process.

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Brushing aside fears around the efficacy of Covid vaccines, a 100-year-old resident from Hyderabad, Jaidev Chowdhry got himself inoculated at Medicover Hospitals.Brushing aside fears around the efficacy of Covid vaccines, a 100-year-old resident from Hyderabad, Jaidev Chowdhry got himself inoculated at Medicover Hospitals.

Centenarian gets vaccinated at Medicover Hospital Hyderabad

Vermonters age 65 and older can now register for Covid-19 vaccine appointments. Slots opened at 8:15 on Monday morning. Appointment times are first come, first served. However, the state has reserved enough openings to guarantee each person in this age group a slot. There are now three options for scheduling an appointment: The Vermont Department of Health, Kinney Drugs, and Walgreens. Each has its own registration system. You may choose to schedule an appointment with whichever is most convenient. However, the Health Department has said you should not book an appointment on multiple sites — please pick one. Officials said last week that

Vaccine appointments open to Vermonters 65 and older - VTDigger

In this phase, the private sector hospitals will be involved as COVID vaccination centres to “harness their potential to expand the vaccination capacities”.  In this phase, the private sector hospitals will be involved as COVID vaccination centres to “harness their potential to expand the vaccination capacities”.  

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Because Asian states have largely done a good job containing COVID-19, they may not face the same immediate pressures for widespread vaccination campaigns.Because Asian states have largely done a good job containing COVID-19, they may not face the same immediate pressures for widespread vaccination campaigns.

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The Co-WIN platform, which is used to register for COVID-19 vaccination, faced several minor glitches today, just as the second phase of India's coronavirus vaccination program commenced | NewsBytesThe Co-WIN platform, which is used to register for COVID-19 vaccination, faced several minor glitches today, just as the second phase of India's coronavirus vaccination program commenced | NewsBytes

Unavailable slots, registration glitches: Co-WIN app faces issues | NewsBytes

Jaidev Chowdhary, who is a businessman and a resident of Banjara Hills, received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Medicover hospital in the Hyderabad city on Monday.Jaidev Chowdhary, who is a businessman and a resident of Banjara Hills, received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Medicover hospital in the Hyderabad city on Monday.

Hyderabad: 100-year-old takes Covid shot

The coronavirus vaccine at private facilities in India will be available at a maximum price of Rs 250 per dose, the central government said on Saturday. While the vaccine is being given free of cost at the government centres, people will need to pay for it at private facilities.Union Health Ministry sources have told India Today TV that the vaccine price at the private hospitals is currently been fixed at Rs 250 per dose, inclusive of Rs 100 service charge. For more, watch the full video. The coronavirus vaccine at private facilities in India will be available at a maximum price of Rs 250 per dose, the central government said on Saturday. While the vaccine is being given free of cost at the government centres, people will need to pay for it at private facilities.Union Health Ministry sources have told India Today TV that the vaccine price at the private hospitals is currently been fixed at Rs 250 per dose, inclusive of Rs 100 service charge. For more, watch the full video. The coronavirus vaccine at private facilities in India will be available at a maximum price of Rs 250 per dose, the central government said on Saturday. While the vaccine is being given free of cost at the government centres, people will need to pay for it at private facilities.Union Health Ministry sources have told India Today TV that the vaccine price at the private hospitals is currently been fixed at Rs 250 per dose, inclusive of Rs 100 service charge. For more, watch the full video. The coronavirus vaccine at private facilities in India will be available at a maximum price of Rs 250 per dose, the central government said on Saturday. While the vaccine is being given free of cost at the government centres, people will need to pay for it at private facilities.Union Health Ministry sources have told India Today TV that the vaccine price at the private hospitals is currently been fixed at Rs 250 per dose, inclusive of Rs 100 service charge. For more, watch the full video.

Private hospitals to charge Rs 250 for one dose of coronavirus vaccine | IndiaToday

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Food And Agriculture Workers Can Now Get Vaccinated In LA County: LAist

Henry announced on Monday the province will now be spacing out the first and second dose of the vaccine by 112 days.Henry announced on Monday the province will now be spacing out the first and second dose of the vaccine by 112 days.

B.C. says all eligible adults should get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by end of July | Globalnews.ca

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Tyson Foods employees will be offered the Johnson & Johnson vaccineTyson Foods employees will be offered the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Tyson Foods to offer frontline employees free on-site vaccinations

Tyson Foods said it is going to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to thousands of their Iowa employees this week, including in Sioux City.Tyson Foods said it is going to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to thousands of their Iowa employees this week, including in Sioux City.

Tyson Foods to begin vaccinating Iowa workers | SiouxlandProud | Sioux City, IA | News, Weather, and Sports

Gov. Phil Scott has decided to open COVID-19 vaccinations to all public school and child care employees starting next week, a source has confirmed.Gov. Phil Scott has decided to open COVID-19 vaccinations to all public school and child care employees starting next week, a source has confirmed.

Gov. Scott to open vaccinations to Vermont educators, those with chronic medical conditions

People aged 60 years and above and those between 45-59 years suffering from specific comorbidities, supported by a certificate by a registered medical practitioner, will be vaccinated.People aged 60 years and above and those between 45-59 years suffering from specific comorbidities, supported by a certificate by a registered medical practitioner, will be vaccinated.

Karnataka: Senior citizens, those with comorbidities to be vaccinated from March 1 | Hindustan Times

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast has begun giving shots to inoculate against COVID-19 with vaccines delivered last week by the global COVAX initiative, which was created to ensure that low-... ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast has begun giving shots to inoculate against COVID-19 with vaccines delivered last week by the global COVAX initiative, which was created to ensure that low-...

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