More African countries register Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine

September 14, 2021 Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a specialized technical institution of the African Union (AU) that strengthens the capacity and capability of Africa’s...

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Ghana, UK invest £223m in local infrastructure

June 18, 2021 The United Kingdom (UK)-Ghana Economic Partnership, under the UK-Ghana Business Council (UKGBC), has invested more than £223 million in infrastructural projects across the country. The...

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African countries urged to intensify efforts to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

June 16, 2021 The African Union (AU) on Monday emphasized the need to scale up COVID-19 vaccines manufacturing in Africa so as to achieve universal and equitable access. The latest call was made by the...

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MasterCard Foundation commits US$1.3bn to COVID-19 fight in Africa

June 9, 2021 The Mastercard Foundation, an independent non-profit organisation, has announced its intention to allocate US$1.3billion in partnership with the Africa Centre for Disease Control and...

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No reports of blood clots linked to COVID-19 vaccination in Ghana – FDA

March 17, 2021 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says there has not been any record of blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination in Ghana. According to the Authority, although it has...

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Africa CDC reviewing guidance on AstraZeneca vaccines amid safety concerns

March 17, 2021 The Africa Centres for Disease Control is reviewing its guidance on a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford after several European nations suspended...

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Africa to receive 300m doses of Russian vaccine

February 22, 2021 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) has received an offer of 300 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Africa CDC confirms new coronavirus South African variant in Ghana

February 2, 2021 Ghana has been listed among countries in Africa where a new variant of the COVID-19 is spreading. The continental health body, the Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC), made...

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Ivermectin: Africa CDC warns against use of parasite drug to treat COVID-19

January 29, 2021 The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has advised against the use of an anti-parasite drug called Ivermectin to combat COVID-19. It is being hailed in some quarters as a...

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Africa records higher deaths in second wave of coronavirus – WHO

January 22, 2021 Africa has recorded nearly 82,000 deaths due to the coronavirus in its second wave, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The figure is higher than when the first wave of the virus...

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