COVAX: Ghana was the first country to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “COVAX: Ghana was the first country to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses” – below is their description. On 24 February 2021, Ghana became the first country to receive COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX. 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Accra from the Serum Institute of India, and … Read more COVAX: Ghana was the first country to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses

COVID-19 vaccines reach Colombia’s indigenous communities

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 vaccines reach Colombia’s indigenous communities” – below is their description. On 1 March 2021, Colombia was the first country in the Americas to receive COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX. The delivery contributed to the Government’s efforts to prioritize the vaccination of the country’s most vulnerable people. … Read more COVID-19 vaccines reach Colombia’s indigenous communities

COVAX doses boost Afghanistan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “COVAX doses boost Afghanistan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive” – below is their description. On 8 March 2021 the first shipment of 468,000 COVID-19 vaccines doses arrived in Kabul as part of a wave of vaccine arrivals that will continue in the coming months.⁣The country’s vaccination campaign began … Read more COVAX doses boost Afghanistan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive

The World Health Organization holds a briefing on the progress of the Covax initiative – watch live

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “The World Health Organization holds a briefing on the progress of the Covax initiative – watch live” – below is their description. The WHO, the vaccine alliance Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and UNICEF hold a meeting to discuss the progress of the Covax initiative, … Read more The World Health Organization holds a briefing on the progress of the Covax initiative – watch live

“Temporary hold” on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – WHO Press Conference (8 Feruary 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled ““Temporary hold” on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – WHO Press Conference (8 Feruary 2021)” – below is their description. WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus expressed concern following an announcement by South Africa that it was putting a “temporary hold” on the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. Speaking at a press … Read more “Temporary hold” on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – WHO Press Conference (8 Feruary 2021)

COVAX expects to start sending millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February

United Nations published this video item, entitled “COVAX expects to start sending millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February” – below is their description. Brazzaville, 4 February 2021 – COVAX has notified countries in Africa of the estimated dose allocation for the first phase of COVID-19 vaccine delivery. The global initiative led by the … Read more COVAX expects to start sending millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February

COVID Vaccine Scramble: Who Gets What, When, Where & How

CGTN published this video item, entitled “COVID Vaccine Scramble: Who Gets What, When, Where & How” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video We have the vaccines now, but the big question is who gets them? Experts tell us nobody is safe until everyone is safe, yet rich countries are scrambling over limited supplies, … Read more COVID Vaccine Scramble: Who Gets What, When, Where & How

COVAX: signing advance purchase agreement with Pfizer – WHO Press Conference (22 January 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “COVAX: signing advance purchase agreement with Pfizer – WHO Press Conference (22 January 2021)” – below is their description. COVAX, the global initiative to ensure rapid and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all countries, regardless of income level, today announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement … Read more COVAX: signing advance purchase agreement with Pfizer – WHO Press Conference (22 January 2021)

We First, Not Me First – Africa needs timely access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines (WHO)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “We First, Not Me First – Africa needs timely access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines (WHO)” – below is their description. Brazzaville, 21 January 2021 – While the development and approval of safe and effective vaccines less than a year after the emergence of COVID-19 is a … Read more We First, Not Me First – Africa needs timely access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines (WHO)

Coronavirus: WHO looks for ways to close COVID-19 funding gap

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: WHO looks for ways to close COVID-19 funding gap” – below is their description. The World Health Organization is looking at new ways to help to fill a $28 billion funding shortfall in funding to fight COVID-19, a senior official said on Tuesday. The ambitious initiative, known … Read more Coronavirus: WHO looks for ways to close COVID-19 funding gap

Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic” – below is their description. The high-level side event hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Kingdom, South Africa, and the UN Secretary-General, aims to build stronger political consensus for a coordinated global response to COVID-19 and champion the … Read more Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic

Bill Gates on a COVID-19 Vaccine: Equitable Access & the End to the Pandemic

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Bill Gates on a COVID-19 Vaccine: Equitable Access & the End to the Pandemic” – below is their description. Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a video message at the high-level side event “Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic”. This event hosted … Read more Bill Gates on a COVID-19 Vaccine: Equitable Access & the End to the Pandemic

Coronavirus: WHO urges countries to join forces in global COVID-19 vaccine plan

Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization said on Monday, but more funding is needed according to the organization, and countries need to make those binding commitments now. Countries wishing to be part of the global COVAX plan have until Aug. … Read more Coronavirus: WHO urges countries to join forces in global COVID-19 vaccine plan

Australian scientists hope to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccines by end of 2021 | ABC News

Today, researchers in Queensland signed a major partnership with a pharmaceutical giant; but it’s too soon to say whether the vaccine will work. ABC Medical Reporter Sophie Scott has the story. Read more here: Coronavirus vaccine research takes step forward as UQ, CSL, CEPI sign deal for human trials and production – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-05/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine-csl-uq-cepi/12324596 For more … Read more Australian scientists hope to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccines by end of 2021 | ABC News

Coronavirus expert: ‘War is an appropriate analogy’

On the UK’s Channel 4 News, Dr Richard Hatchett, the CEO of a group called the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), spoke on the Novel Coronavirus – known as Covid-19 – outbreak which is gathering pace around the globe: CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Dr Richard Hatchett explains the long-term dangers … Read more Coronavirus expert: ‘War is an appropriate analogy’