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Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire begin history-making COVAX vaccination drives |

Last week, the West African nations each received more than half a million doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford shots, branded as COVISHIELD by their Indian manufacturer, which was cleared for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) by the UN health agency on February 15. The deliveries signify the launch of the largest, most rapid and …

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UN’s nuclear watchdog agency will not be ‘bargaining chip’ in Iran nuclear deal |

 After speaking to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board of Governors, Director General Rafael Grossi told a press conference that while the agency had opened a window of opportunity for diplomacy in Iran, it should not be put in the middle of negotiations between Iran, the United States and …

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COVID-19 cases rise for first time in seven weeks: WHO |

Four of the agency’s six regions reported a rise in numbers, with Africa and the Western Pacific excluded.  “This is disappointing, but not surprising”, said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaking during his biweekly press briefing from Geneva.  “Some of it appears to be due to relaxing of public health …

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