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Vaccine hesitancy slows Africa's COVID-19 inoculation drive

NAIROBI (Reuters) – When Edith Serem received her COVID-19 vaccination last month at a hospital in Nairobi where she works as a doctor, nurses jokingly warned she might start speaking in a foreign language.FILE PHOTO: A health worker talks to her colleagues as they prepare to receive the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine under the COVAX scheme against […]

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Argentina begins administering second Sputnik V doses

Argentina’s government began administering second doses of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine Tuesday after receiving another shipment of 300,000 shots at the weekend. Argentina began its immunization campaign on December 29 with the first 300,000 doses of the vaccine made by Russia’s Gamaleya laboratory. It is prioritizing health care workers in this first phase. […]