Israël a mené le monde en matière de vaccination contre le COVID-19. Aujourd'hui, il fait face à un autre défi auquel d'autres pays devront faire face: comment équilibrer la santé publique et les droits des personnes non vaccinées.
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Ghana will have to make a case to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to secure Ebola vaccines as a buffer to protect its citizenry, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has said.
According to him, that had become necessary after three people had been reported dead in Guinea from Ebola.
Parliament should be able to write to the Presidency to demand copies of the contract document covering the agreement with the Frontier Healthcare Services, Pollster and Managing Editor of the Dispatch Ben Ephson has said.
When it comes to vaccinating people against COVID-19 as quickly as possible, Israel is the undisputed world champion so far. In per capita terms, the country has administered more than 55 doses of either the Pfizer or the Moderna vaccine for every 100 residents. A full third of its population has already received at least the first of the two required doses.
A war of words between the European Union and AstraZeneca escalated on Wednesday as the two sides argued in public over coronavirus vaccine delays that threaten the bloc's fragile recovery from the pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga apologised on Wednesday after lawmakers from his ruling coalition visited night clubs despite his government’s call for people to avoid unnecessary outings to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The news is another headache for Suga whose approval rating has tumbled due to dissatisfaction with his handling of the pandemic, which critics have called too slow and inconsistent.
Algeria will share its COVID-19 vaccine doses with Tunisia in the spirit of fraternity between the two countries — as confirmed by the Tuniaisan Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi on Thursday.
Hospitals in the Brazilian city of Manaus have reached breaking point while treating Covid-19 patients, amid reports of severe oxygen shortages and desperate staff.
The city, in Amazonas state, has seen a rapid rise in deaths and infections.
Health professionals, quoted by local media, warned "many people" could die due to lack of supplies and assistance.
As news of President Donald Trump's shock diagnosis with Covid-19 spread Friday, the experience of United Kingdom Prime Minster Boris Johnson, who tested positive six months ago, could offer a clue to what might come next.
Johnson, 55, announced on March 27, at the height of the pandemic in the U.K., that he was suffering "mild" symptoms and would self-isolate while continuing to work. He was thought to be the first world leader confirmed to have contracted Covid-19.
The World Health Organization gave China its support and understanding to start administering experimental coronavirus vaccines to people while clinical trials were still underway, a Chinese health official said on Friday.
China launched its emergency programme in July, having communicated with the WHO in late June, according to Zheng Zhongwei, a National Health Commission official.