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COVID-19: US tells vaccinated people in high-risk areas to mask again

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People vaccinated against COVID-19 in high-risk parts of the United States should resume wearing masks indoors, the top health authority said on Tuesday, a major reversal in guidance ...
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Tanzania receives more than 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

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Tanzania has received more than one million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in a first for the East African country. A total of 1,058,450 doses of the Johnson ...
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African countries requesting a Covid-19 vaccine certificate upon arrival

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As Covid-19 vaccination roll-out campaigns gather steam across the continent, a number of African countries are stepping up precautionary measures by requesting a vaccine certificate upon arrival.Vaccination certificates ...
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World Bank to finance extra Covid-19 vaccines for poorer nations

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A new World Bank financing mechanism will allow developing countries to purchase Covid-19 vaccines collectively through the Covax facility, the scheme announced Monday. Covax was set up to ...
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BioNTech sets sights on malaria vaccine after COVID-19 jab

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Germany’s BioNTech, which developed a coronavirus vaccine with US giant Pfizer in record time, said Monday it aimed to start trialing a malaria vaccine next year using the ...
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Jordan’s health ministry to open Covid-19 vaccinations for 12-year-olds

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Jordan’s health ministry announced Saturday that COVID-19 vaccines will now be available for children aged 12 and above. The ministry “has decided to lower the COVID-19 vaccination age ...
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COVID-19: Donations seek to save Tunisia from pandemic catastrophe

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With Tunisia’s health system close to collapse after being overwhelmed by a surge of COVID-19 cases, other countries and even individuals have stepped in to stem the crisis. ...
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Zimbabwe journalism union concerned over COVID-19

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The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists is deeply worried by the number of media practitioners who are dying from COVID-19. At least six have succumbed to the virus since ...
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Uganda struggling to buy COVID-19 vaccines

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Uganda has spent over $30.2 million on buying new vehicles for lawmakers, a move that has been slammed by critics who depict it as profligacy in a country ...
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Tanzania curbs gatherings ahead of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

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Tanzania’s government said it is gearing up to roll out vaccinations against Covid-19 soon, in a shift from the policies of the country’s former Covid-sceptic leader. Health Minister ...
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