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Ireland to donate up to three million vaccines to Covax initiative
The Minister for Health made the announcement today.
Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
The vaccination rate in Nigeria is currently below 2%.
Ireland to donate at least one million vaccines to Covax initiative
The Covax programme aims to supply poorer countries with vaccines from wealthy nations.
Irish people donate over one million vaccines to world's poorest countries
“We have been simply blown away by the incredible gratitude and solidarity for others that people in Ireland have shown.”
South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year
Production will begin in 2022 and doses will be distributed among Africa’s 54 countries.
Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.
Vaccination progress 'could be reversed' unless UK and others share surplus vaccines
Experts have suggested that new variants could potentially escape the protection afforded by the vaccines.
Moderna to provide 500 million vaccine doses for Covax programme
The advance purchase agreement comes just days after the World Health Organisation announced emergency approval for the vaccine.
India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections
Experts say that missteps stemming from the belief that the pandemic was “over” are coming back to haunt the country.
Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines
Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive vaccines for free through the initiative.
EU to double funding to €1 billion for vaccine rollout in poorer countries
US President Joe Biden is also set to introduce significant funding for Covax.
Poll: Should Ireland give their spare doses to other countries after at-risk groups are vaccinated?
WHO’s Dr David Nabarro told the Oireachtas yesterday that vaccine access “should not be on the basis of geographical location or nationality”.
WHO agrees deal to supply initial 40 million Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries
“We still have a lot of work to do, but the light at the end of the tunnel continues to grow brighter,” the WHO chief said today.