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First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana

ACCRA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday, as the race to get doses to the world’s poorest people and tame the pandemic accelerates.FILE PHOTO: A test tube labelled “vaccine” in front of an AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationA […]

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New Zealand coronavirus cluster grows with three new cases

FILE PHOTO: People jog past a social distancing sign on the first day of New Zealand’s new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) safety measure that mandates wearing of a mask on public transport, in Auckland, New Zealand, August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Fiona GoodallWELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand reported three new locally transmitted cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, as […]

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Malaysia reports 2,998 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers collect a swab sample from a man to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey TengKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia on Wednesday reported 2,998 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded infections to 272,163. The health […]

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Laos receives 300,000 vaccine doses from China – reports

FILE PHOTO: A sign of Sinopharm is seen at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), following the COVID-19 outbreak, in Beijing, China September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File PhotoBANGKOK (Reuters) – Laos on Monday received 300,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Chinese pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm, media in the two countries […]