Ghana approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

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Zion February 21, 2021
Updated 2021/02/21 at 6:38 AM
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The Ghana Medical Association has revealed that more children and babies are contracting Covid-19. With cases increasing, there are some concerns for vulnerable populations as children to be vaccinated of the pandemic.

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Speaking on Joy News Newsfile, Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority, Dr. Alexander Dodoo insisted that despite the surge in Covid-19 cases, children, lactating mothers and pregnant women will not be vaccinated.

He further revealed that those with a weak immune system, allergies and underlying health conditions will not be inoculated as well.

Ghana is expecting about 19 million vaccine doses by the end of March 2020. Authorities have assured that the vaccine will be put to good use especially as cases continue to skyrocket.

Source: YEN

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