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New wave of covid-19, limited access to Vaccines may derail Sub-Saharan African recovery~IMF

by on April 15, 2021 0
New waves of Covid-19 infections could derail the economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa, which is already forecast to lag the rest of the world this year amid limited access to vaccines, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned. In its regional economic outlook released on Thursday, the IMF said growth projections are subject to “greater-than-usual... Read More

Nigeria receives 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines from India

by on April 6, 2021 0
Nigeria has received 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines donated by the government of India to support the country’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. A statement by High Commission of India in Nigeria on Tuesday said the consignment was delivered to the country through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA. “These 100,000 doses... Read More

IMF approves $2.34 bln facilities for Kenya to fight Covid-19

by on April 5, 2021 0
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved about $2.34 billion 38-month arrangements under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Kenya. The facilities are meant to support the next phase of Kenya’s COVID-19 response and address the urgent need to reduce debt vulnerabilities, the IMF stated in a... Read More

COVID-19 vaccine side effects, why some people get them

by on April 2, 2021 0
Doctors say side effects are not a cause for concern, but merely a sign that your immune system is building up a response. Across the globe, millions of citizens in many countries are currently receiving coronavirus vaccinations providing from various drugmakers, which include Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, some people have been... Read More