Senegal Vaccines Lie Idle As Reluctance Plagues Herd Immunity

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MBAO, SENEGAL (AFP) - While people around the world wait impatiently to be vaccinated against Covid-19, an inoculation site in Senegal was empty on...

Kenya’s COVID Tally Nears 150,000 As Government Speeds Up Vaccinations

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In the last 24 hours, Kenya has reported 981 new COVID-19 cases out of a total of 7,529 checked, indicating a positivity rate of...

Another Court Closed After Reporting 8 COVID Cases

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After eight staff members tested positive for COVID-19, Acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu ordered the closure of Runyenjes Law Courts for seven days. -...

Countries Halt Johnson & Johnson Over Rare Bloodclot

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The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid jab, after reports of rare...

Kenya Cases Rise to 147,147 as Death Toll Remains High

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991 more Covid-19 cases in Kenya, out of a sample of 6,417 tested in the past 24 hours, raising the total to 147,147. This raises...

South African Case Study Sheds Light On How Vaccine Manufacturing Can...

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The uneven availability of COVID-19 vaccines has become an increasingly urgent and vexatious issue. But managing the problem of what’s been labelled “vaccine nationalism”...
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Kenya May Cut Down COVID Vaccination Over India Supply Shortages

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The Ministry of Health will scale down its COVID-19 vaccination drive to meet new reports of a global shortage of the jab. - By...

Despite Strong Belief In Science, Kenyans Still Share COVID-19 Hoaxes

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and...

AstraZeneca vaccine blood clot risks: What we know and don’t know

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A European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommendation Wednesday that a dangerous type of blood clot should be listed as a “very rare side effect” of...

COVAX reaches over 100 economies, 42 days after first international delivery

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More than one hundred economies have received life-saving COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, the global mechanism for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. The milestone comes 42...