1. Ivory Coast launches first vaccination drive with COVAX shots  GhanaWeb
  2. Covid-19 mass vaccination begins today  Myjoyonline.com
  3. 142 Countries To Get 237 Million Vaccine Doses From COVAX By End-May: WHO  NDTV
  4. Ghana begins coronavirus vaccinations this week  GhanaWeb
  5. Ghana, I.Coast administer world's first free Covax jabs  Eyewitness News
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Ivory Coast launched the world’s first COVID-19 inoculation drive on Monday with doses imported from the COVAX sharing facility, a milestone in the race to extend vaccine access to poorer countries.Ivory Coast launched the world’s first COVID-19 inoculation drive on Monday with doses imported from the COVAX sharing facility, a milestone in the race to extend vaccine access to poorer countries.

Ivory Coast launches first vaccination drive with COVAX shots

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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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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The Federal Republic of Nigeria has on Tuesday received 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines through the COVAX Facility. The West African state is among several countries that have procured vaccines in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The first batch of vaccines arrived at the International Airport in Abuja. The Minister for Health, Dr […]

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The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive began on Monday in Delhi as elderly people received their first shots of the vaccine, officials said.The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive began on Monday in Delhi as elderly people received their first shots of the vaccine, officials said.

Second Phase Of Covid Vaccination Drive Begins In Delhi, Elderly In Queue

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

Amid 'historic' rollout, UN vaccine project faces some delay | 2021/03/02Amid 'historic' rollout, UN vaccine project faces some delay

Amid 'historic' rollout, UN vaccine project faces some delay | Taiwan News | 2021/03/02

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

For immediate release: Monday, March 1, 2021 Boston, MA—Most pregnant women and mothers of children younger than 18 years old say they would receive a COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children,…

Globally, most pregnant women and mothers would get COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children; acceptance in U.S. and Russia lags | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

WHO head says Angola, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nigeria to get vaccine jabs to fight COVID-19 now - Anadolu AgencyWHO head says Angola, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nigeria to get vaccine jabs to fight COVID-19 now - Anadolu Agency

WHO to allocate 227M COVAX shots by end of May

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

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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- and middle-income countries have fair access to doses.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- and middle-income countries have fair access to doses.

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Sushil Manav Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 1 With the state witnessing a fresh wave of Covid-19 infections, Haryana has seen 50 per cent jump in weekly number of new cases as well as in to2,071 above 60 & 260 over 45 with comorbidity get jab With the state witnessing a fresh wave of Covid-19 infections, Haryana has seen 50 per cent jump in weekly number of new cases as well as in total active cases in the last seven days.

Covid cases: 50% jump in week in Haryana : The Tribune India

PM, Union ministers, V-P among those vaccinated; PM appeals to those eligible to get their shotsPM, Union ministers, V-P among those vaccinated; PM appeals to those eligible to get their shots

Phase 2, Day 1: 1.46 lakh from priority groups get first shot, 25 lakh register | India News,The Indian Express

India News: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses given in the country has crossed 1.54 crore which include 6,09,845 shots administered on Tuesday, the India News: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses given in the country has crossed 1.54 crore which include 6,09,845 shots administered on Tuesday, the

Over 1.54 crore vaccine doses administered so far, over 6 lakh on Tuesday: Govt | India News - Times of India

The effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah is speeding up quickly with an estimated 122,000 additional doses expected to arrive this week. Caption: KUTV: Jeremy Harris reports To accommodate the increased supply, the state is opening 14 new mass vaccination sites that will distribute COVID-19 vaccines. The effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah is speeding up quickly with an estimated 122,000 additional doses expected to arrive this week. Caption: KUTV: Jeremy Harris reports To accommodate the increased supply, the state is opening 14 new mass vaccination sites that will distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

Utah's vaccine distribution expected to ramp up quickly | KUTV

Utah's vaccine distribution expected to ramp up quickly

Ghana launched its coronavirus vaccination drive on Tuesday after receiving 600,000 AstraZeneca doses from the global COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme aimed at helping developing nations combat the pandemic. The start of vaccinations in Ghana, and in neighbouring Ivory Coast on Monday, and the expected delivery of millions of vaccines from the COVAX programme this week will enable more poor countries to start inoculating mostly frontline workers and the most vulnerable, months after wealthier countries began. COVAX is the programme backed by the World Health Organization and GAVI vaccine alliance to provide vaccines for poor and middle-income countries.Ghana launched its coronavirus vaccination drive on Tuesday after receiving 600,000 AstraZeneca doses from the global COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme aimed at helping developing nations combat the pandemic. The start of vaccinations in Ghana, and in neighbouring Ivory Coast on Monday, and the expected delivery of millions of vaccines from the COVAX programme this week will enable more poor countries to start inoculating mostly frontline workers and the most vulnerable, months after wealthier countries began. COVAX is the programme backed by the World Health Organization and GAVI vaccine alliance to provide vaccines for poor and middle-income countries.

Ghana kicks off coronavirus vaccination campaign with COVAX shots

(ABC4) – On Monday, March 1, the Utah Department of Health reports 257 new coronavirus cases. There are five newly reported deaths. A total of 371,492 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 2,208,924 people have been tested, an increase of 3,133. UDOH reports 3,813,782 total tests have been conducted. This is an increase of 6,517 since yesterday. The […](ABC4) – On Monday, March 1, the Utah Department of Health reports 257 new coronavirus cases. There are five newly reported deaths. A total of 371,492 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. A to…

Utah starts March with 257 new COVID-19 cases, five new deaths | ABC4 Utah

Close to 277 million doses of various coronavirus vaccines are due to be delivered through Covax by the end of MayClose to 277 million doses of various coronavirus vaccines are due to be delivered through Covax by the end of May

Covax shows how far the world has come since the H1N1 pandemic, says vaccine expert

The latest on COVID-19 in Ottawa for Tuesday, March 2. The latest on COVID-19 in Ottawa for Tuesday, March 2.

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As the government allowed people above 60 years of age and to those above 45 years with comorbidities to take the COVID 19 vaccine, huge crowds of senior citizens were seen at the BKC covid center on Monday. A huge rush was also seen at the Nesco vaccination centre in Goregaon. The CoWIN portal was not able to register people's names and some registered users were not able to see their names. The Co-WIN portal also started the self-registration for the 27 crore people eligible for the shots, who are above 60 and those above 45 years with comorbidities.As the government allowed people above 60 years of age and to those above 45 years with comorbidities to take the COVID 19 vaccine, huge crowds of senior citizens were seen at the BKC covid center on Monday. A huge rush was also seen at the Nesco vaccination centre in Goregaon. The CoWIN portal was not able to register people's names and some registered users were not able to see their names. The Co-WIN portal also started the self-registration for the 27 crore people eligible for the shots, who are above 60 and those above 45 years with comorbidities.

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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

Nigeria received its first Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday to kick off an inoculation programme in Africa's most populous nation, delivered under the international Covax scheme.Nigeria received its first Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday to kick off an inoculation programme in Africa's most populous nation, delivered under the international Covax scheme.

Nigeria takes delivery of its first Covid-19 vaccines

The European Union’s executive arm said Monday it will propose rules for a passport to allow those who have been vaccinated or recently tested for COVID-19 to travel for work or tourism throughout the region. From her Twitter account, EU Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen said legislation will be presented later this month for the digital pass, which she called a “green pass,” that hopefully could help EU member nations rebuild their tourism industries. Following last week’s EU summit, where the idea was first discussed, Von der Leyen said the vaccine certificate could be launched inThe European Union’s executive arm said Monday it will propose rules for a passport to allow those who have been vaccinated or recently tested for COVID-19 to travel for work or tourism throughout the region. From her Twitter account, EU Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen said legislation will be presented later this month for the digital pass, which she called a “green pass,” that hopefully could help EU member nations rebuild their tourism industries. Following last week’s EU summit, where the idea was first discussed, Von der Leyen said the vaccine certificate could be launched in

Vaccine Passports Could Soon Be Required for Travel in Europe | Voice of America - English

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 National Primary Health Care Development Agency announced the successful launch of the TEACH strategy for COVID-19 to ensure smooth vaccine deliveryThe NPHCDA said the strategy is to ensure all eligible Nigerians access the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible with minimal roadblocks.

Covid-19: TEACH Strategy to reduce vaccines road blocks for Nigerians - NPHCDA | Nairametrics]

The Union Health Ministry added that people can book a vaccination appointment using the Co-WIN website, www.cowin.gov.in, or through the Aarogya Setu app The Union Health Ministry added that people can book a vaccination appointment using the Co-WIN website, www.cowin.gov.in, or through the Aarogya Setu app

Co-WIN app for admins only, use the portal, Centre tells citizens as glitches hold up vaccination - India News , Firstpost

Utah’s distinctive population age structure must be factored in when planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and trying to reach herd immunity, according to doctors and demographers.Utah’s distinctive population age structure must be factored in when planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and trying to reach herd immunity, according to doctors and demographers.

Utah’s Unique Population Could Impact Herd Immunity, Vaccine Rollout

Utah’s distinctive population age structure must be factored in when planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and trying to reach herd immunity, according to doctors and demographers.Utah’s distinctive population age structure must be factored in when planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and trying to reach herd immunity, according to doctors and demographers.

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Rep. Paul Ray’s SB294 would declare Utah’s pandemic over when the state reaches a 14-day case rate of less than 101 per 100,000 people, or under 2,900 cases.Rep. Paul Ray’s SB294 would declare Utah’s pandemic over when the state reaches a 14-day case rate of less than 101 per 100,000 people, or under 2,900 cases.

Utah House to hear bill for ‘endgame’ to Utah’s COVID-19 restrictions - Deseret News

Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX ...Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX ...

COVAX vaccine programme to deliver 237 million doses to 142 nations by end-May - CNA

An Emirate plane — Boeing 777300ER, carrying 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in Nigeria at 11.36 a.m. on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.An Emirate plane — Boeing 777300ER, carrying 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in Nigeria at 11.36 a.m. on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

UPDATED: Nigeria receives 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

York Region allowed those 80 and older to start booking and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations Monday and said available slots had quickly been filled.York Region allowed those 80 and older to start booking and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations Monday and said available slots had quickly been filled.

Families express relief as seniors line up at COVID-19 vaccination site in York Region - 680 NEWS

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Meatpacking workers across the country have started receiving coronavirus vaccines, offering some peace of mind in an industry that was ravaged by COVID-19. Illinois was one of the first places to offer the vaccines to entire plants of workers last monthMeatpacking workers across the country have started receiving coronavirus vaccines, offering some peace of mind in an industry that was ravaged by COVID-19. Illinois was one of the first places to offer the vaccines to entire plants of workers last month

Thousands of meatpacking workers across US get vaccine this week - Chicago Tribune

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Nigeria’s first COVID-19 vaccines, Oxford/AstraZeneca shots from the international COVAX scheme, landed in the capital city Abuja on Tuesday.

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So far, Private Hospitals only empanelled under Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PM JAY) and similar State Health Insurance Schemes could only function as CVCsSo far, Private Hospitals only empanelled under Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PM JAY) and similar State Health Insurance Schemes could only function as CVCs

Pvt hospitals not empaneled under any govt scheme can act as vaccination centre

Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX facility, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX facility, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

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Bears claw on Nigerian stocks, Sterling Bank, Nestle tumble Stock MarketThe Nigerian stock market breadth closed negative as 26 stocks posted 28 declines while 17 stocks appreciated.

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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- and middle-income countries have fair access to dosesIvory 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- and middle-income countries have fair access to doses

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India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and frontline workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions.India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and frontline workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions.

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There were 4,493 more vaccinations as of Monday, the health department reported.There were 4,493 more vaccinations as of Monday, the health department reported.

257 more COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported Monday in Utah | KSL.com

Stories you may have missed from the world of business.Stories you may have missed from the world of business.

Tyson to offer vaccinations to its Iowa workers this week - The Boston Globe