Vaccines Delivered to Ghana and Ivory Coast Through Global Covax Scheme

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    Ghana became the first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines through the World Health Organization-backed Covax program, which aims to provide at least 2 billion doses to lower-income countries.

    The West African nation took delivery of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Plc vaccines in the capital, Accra, the WHO and the United Nations Children’s Fund said in a statement Wednesday.

    Ivory Coast will start its coronavirus vaccination campaign next week after receiving 504,000 doses of AstraZeneca Plc’s shots through the program on Friday.

    Marc Daniel Davies interviews Bloomberg West Africa Bureau Chief Yinka Ibukun on the road ahead.

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