Vaccination takes off in Volta, Bono regions

Two regions – Volta and Bono – kicked off their vaccination against COVID-19 Thursday. The exercise started with health workers at the frontline in the fight against the pandemic. Volta Region In the Volta Region, about 14,450 health workers will receive the vaccines, reports Graphic Online’s Mary Anane-Amponsah. The exercise is expected to cover staff […]

Ireland becomes 4th country to suspend AstraZeneca shots over clotting

Irish health officials recommend the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of serious blood clotting after inoculations in Norway. Dr. Ronan Glynn, Ireland’s deputy chief medical officer, says the recommendation was made after Norway’s medicines agency reported four cases of blood clotting in adults after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. He says that while […]

COVID-19: First batch of vaccines to arrive today-Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister-designate for Information has announced the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines for the country will arrive later today. Speaking at the Conference and Donor Presentation for the Sustainable Development of Yendi Municipal Hospital, Oppong Nkrumah said that he attended the program despite having another task connected to the delivery of the […]

Cost of Covid-19 test at KIA to be reduced to $50 from $150 – Health Minister-designate

President Nana Akufo-Addo has instructed that the price of Covid-19 test at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) be reduced. Health officials and the company administering the antigen test at KIA will be expected to charge $50 instead of the previous $150. However, the Health Minister-designate, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu who disclosed this on the Floor of Parliament […]