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Sudan gets Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines boost

China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Sudan Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | A batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Chinese government to Sudan, arrived here on Friday. The batch was received at the Khartoum International Airport by Chinese Ambassador to Sudan Ma Xinmin, Chairman of Sudan’s Higher …

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WHO warns of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said it was concerned about the potential criminal exploitation of the huge unmet global demand for COVID-19 vaccines, warned against counterfeit vaccines and urged people to stick to government-run vaccination programs. According to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, …

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Sudhir Ruparalia gets AstraZeneca jab

City tycoon Sudhir takes COVID-19 jab Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  More prominent Ugandan leaders are taking lead in receiving COVID-19 vaccine jabs contrary to earlier reports that the move would endanger people’s lives. City tycoon, Sudhir Ruparalia, on March 25, received his first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine joining …

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PARLIAMENT: Gen Moses Ali gets COVID-19 jab

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vaccination of Cabinet Ministers and legislators against COVID-19 today kicked off at the Parliament building following a move by the Ministry of Health to adjust the vaccine roll-out plan. The Ministry altered the vaccine roll-out plan and decided to vaccinate 964,000 people. Initially, …

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Uganda prisons staff get COVID-19 vaccine jabs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Prisons officials have today 23rd March, 2020 started receiving the Covid-19 vaccination jabs. They were led by Commissioner General, Dr. Johnson Byabashaijja in the exercise. This is a continuation of the vaccination exercise that started three weeks ago targeting priority groups including health workers, security personnel and …

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