The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration have recommended that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported U.S. cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot.
U.S. President Joe Biden implored Americans to maintain precautions and expanded federal efforts to vaccinate the country as signs of a potential new surge in Coronavirus, COVID-19, cases spawned fears of deadly fourth wave of infections.
At least, 72 per cent of Nigerians are ready to accept the COVID-19 vaccine, says the African Center for Diseases Control, Africa-CDC.
The number of confirmed Coronavirus, COVID-19, cases in Africa has reached 4,148,866 as of Wednesday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa CDC, said.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,869,522 as of Friday, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa CDC, said.
The distribution of the coronavirus vaccine across the African continent is to begin next week, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, said on Thursday.
Ralph Mupita, President and Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group on Wednesday in Johannesburg said that he was proud to announce on behalf of the company the donation of US$25million to support the African Union COVID-19 vaccination programme.
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