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Côte d'Ivoire first African country to vaccinate…

26 February 2021

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Côte d'Ivoire first African country to vaccinate with COVAX

Production Date: 
26 Feb 2021

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00:01:12

Asset Language: 
English

Summary: 
Côte d'Ivoire became Friday 26 February the second country to receive a COVAX vaccine shipment.
Description: 
Côte d'Ivoire became Friday 26 February the second country to receive a COVAX vaccine shipment. The West African country received 504,000 doses of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine. Philippe Poinsot, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Côte d'Ivoire announced that the country will start its vaccination campaign on Monday, becoming the first African country to roll out its vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. More here: https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/02/1085852
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