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The Latest: Sudan billionaire urges more vaccines for Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda — Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is criticizing vaccine hoarding by wealthy nations, urging the international community to “walk the talk” as Africa desperately lags behind in vaccinating against COVID-19. Ibrahim, a British mobile phone magnate who was born in Sudan, is hailed as a voice of moral authority across Africa. The 75-year-old earned… Read More »

India to give free COVID-19 vaccines to all adults

The Indian government will provide all residents 18 and older with a free COVID-19 vaccine starting later this month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the shift in vaccine distribution on Monday, federalizing India’s vaccine rollout. The national government previously gave free vaccines only to front-line workers and adults 45 and older while relying on local… Read More »

Mixing COVID vaccines is safe, despite more mild-moderate symptoms, study suggests

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The mix-and-match trial led by University of Oxford researchers is being watched by health authorities the world over, including Canada Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: May 12, 2021  •  9 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  54 Comments Vials of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines. Photo by… Read More »

White House says U.S. is working to accelerate doses of Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccines

RN Courtney Senechal unpacks a special refrigerated box of Moderna Covid-19 vaccines as she prepared to ready more supply for use at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in Boston, Massachusetts on December 24, 2020. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images The Biden administration is working to accelerate doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech and… Read More »