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Ghana receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

A brief ceremony is taking place at the Kotoka International Airport now to receive the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrive at the Kotoka International Airport today, Wednesday, February 24.

Ghana will thus become the 31st country in the world and the fifth in Africa – after Algeria, Guinea, Tunisia and Gabon – to take delivery of the vaccines.

The country’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has also given emergency authorization for the use of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines as well.

According to the statement, Health Minister-designate Kwaku Agyeman-Manu is leading government delegation to receive the consignment.

A brief ceremony is taking place at the airport to receive the vaccines.

By: Ahiagah-Forgive /Sandcity Radio / Keta

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