Thursday, September 23, 2021

The African Union strikes a vaccine deal for the continent

The African Union announced that the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine assembled in South Africa will no longer be exported to Europe, but will be distributed among African countries.

In addition, the African Union COVID-19 special envoy, Strive Masiyiwa, said on Thursday that millions of Johnson & Johnson vaccines that have been shipped to Europe but are currently stored in warehouses will return to South Africa.

The deal between Johnson & Johnson and Aspen Pharmacare has been severely criticized because less than 3% of the population on the African continent is vaccinated compared to the wealthier parts of the world. Has started or is about to start intensive shooting activities.

The World Health Organization warns that unless all regions of the world are vaccinated fairly, the pandemic cannot be controlled.

At the same time, the WHO has listed a new strain of coronavirus as a “variant of interest.” Mu variants accounted for nearly 40% of the first COVID cases detected in Colombia.

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Greek health care workers demonstrated on Thursday to oppose the COVID authorization that took effect on Wednesday.

According to the new regulations, if workers have not been vaccinated or recovered from the coronavirus in the past six months, they will be suspended without pay.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the musical returned to Broadway after being absent for more than a year.Tony Award Winner HudderstownA modern interpretation of the legends of ancient Greek lovers Orpheus and Eurydice opened on Thursday.

In addition, the musical Waitress A limited performance began on Thursday, starring singer-songwriter Sarah Barrells.

Hamilton, The lion king, with evil Return to Broadway Theater on September 14.

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center recorded 219 million COVID infections and 4.5 million coronavirus deaths. The center said earlier Friday that it had received 5.3 billion doses of the vaccine.

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Part of the information in this report comes from the Associated Press.

The African Union strikes a vaccine deal for the continent
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