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Ghana Selected as Manufacturing Hub for COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa

Ghana has been selected as the manufacturing hub for COVID-19 vaccines in Africa and has also been excluded from the European Union’s list of money laundering nations. A statement was issued by the Jubilee House, Ghana’s presidential…
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Facebook in Partnership with WHO Launches Campaign to Tackle Fake Covid-19 and Vaccine News

Facebook has launched a campaign in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to combat misinformation and fake news regarding Covid-19 and vaccine updates in Africa. This campaign aims to remove false vaccine claims, decrease the…
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Nigeria Places Travel Restrictions on South Africans to Curb New COVID Variant

Passengers travelling from South Africa to Nigeria will be subject to strict regulations effective from Monday 28 December 2020. The latest travel restrictions follow the discovery of 501.V2, a mutation of Covid-19 which is more contagious than…

AstraZeneca’s Vaccine is Expected to Work on South Africa’s New COVID Variant, says CEO

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is expected to be effective against mutating Covid-19 variants, including those discovered in South Africa and the UK. "So far, we think the vaccine should remain effective," CEO Pascal Soriot told The Sunday…

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: Here is Where South Africa Stands

Only a massive global rollout of an effective vaccine can end the Covid-19 pandemic in the short term. The vaccine is being rolled out in the United Kingdom and United States. It’s expected to become available in Europe imminently. This…