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Africa CDC

26 Sep
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, has commenced the implementation of the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative in Nigeria to accelerate the COVID-19 vaccination.
17 Feb
A total of 11,064,898 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Wednesday evening, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said.
20 Dec 2021
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,155,691 cases.
9 Sep 2021
The African Union's health watchdog accused world leaders Thursday of falling short in their pledge to share coronavirus vaccines with poorer nations, and their failure risked making the disease endemic.
11 Jul 2021
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is to partner Janssen Pharmaceutical NV to supply 220 million doses of the J&J single-dose COVID-19 vaccines to 55-member African Union (AU) countries by the end of 2022.
14 May 2021
About 38 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been acquired by the continent out of which 22.4 million doses have so far been administered, representing 1.8 per cent of the African population.
15 Apr 2021
Many Africans who have received their first COVID-19 vaccine do not know when they will get a second shot because deliveries are delayed, the continent’s top public health official said on Thursday.
2 Apr 2021
The Holy Week for Christian faithful has reached climax with the observance of Good Friday today, which heralds Easter Sunday, commemorating the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ respectively.
30 Oct 2020
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
6 Sep 2020
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), on Sunday, said the number of coronavirus positive cases has risen to 1,291,724 in the continent.
31 Aug 2020
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday said that the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the African continent has risen to 1,245,230.
16 Jul 2020
TO reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection among health workers, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with Africa Centre...


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