Guinean health minister confirmed seven Ebola cases, including three deaths in a new outbreak of Ebola, in the N’Zerekore administrative region in southeastern Guinea on Sunday (February 14).
Meanwhile, the GAVI, a global Vaccine Alliance and a major player in the WHO-led COVAX initiative for COVID-19 vaccines, has decided to continue to roll out the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Since the time this deadly virus came into our lives, many genetic variants of SARS-COV-2 have been identified by the researchers.
While the grand nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive is still going on in the country, India will also begin its National Polio Immunisation programme from January 31 onwards.
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has finally addressed the possibilities of wealthy nations hoarding COVID-19 vaccines which would drag out the pandemic and suggested that these nations should avoid mistakes of the past.