Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Cote d’Ivoire: Côte d’Ivoire Becomes Second African Country and First French-Speaking Country to Receive Vaccine Doses via COVAX Facility

Abidjan — The COVAX initiative shipped 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, licensed by the Serum Institute of India, to India, and 505,000 syringes to Abidjan, on 26 February 2021. This marks the second batch that has been shipped and delivered to Africa by the COVAX Facility in an unprecedented effort to provide at least 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021.

The vaccine doses were received at Abidjan International Airport by Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Health…

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