Djokovic will defend Australian Open title after exemption from vaccination
05 January 2022 | 11:30 am
Novak Djokovic confirms he will defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption from being vaccinated against COVID -19.
Despite an uptick in the pace of vaccinations, production and supply problems continue to be a hurdle. The Indian government is still hopeful of vaccinating the entire adult population by the end of the year.
Germany's public health body, the Robert Koch Institute, found that vaccines have a high level of effectiveness against the virus. German politicians are debating the best way to ramp up vaccinations in the country.
Libya opens its largest Covid-19 vaccination centre in the capital Tripoli, in an effort to speed up inoculations and catch up with the rising number of cases.
Pope Francis urged people to get vaccinated for the good of all. New Zealand's latest outbreak grew to 10 cases linked to the delta variant. All the latest on COVID here.
The coronavirus pandemic has not only exposed the global North-South divide — experts in South Africa and Kenya believe vaccine challenges on the continent are significantly different from elsewhere.
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Cuban authorities launch a national campaign to vaccinate children aged two to 18 against Covid-19. With the Delta variant spreading across the island of 11.2 million, the country's health care system has been pushed to the brink, and the government says it will only gradually re-open schools for in-person instruction in October after the vaccination campaign among children is completed.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU's vaccination drive was done "the right way" and vowed to donate 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries.
A free kebab for every newly vaccinated person. Berlin is trying to encourage people to get a Covid-19 jab as vaccination rates wane in the country.
Vaccination fatigue and anti-vaxxer movements have slowed down vaccination programs in EU countries like Germany and France, but not so in Spain. After a slow start, the country’s inoculation campaign is now running smoothly. Only 6% of Spain’s population has refused to get vaccinated.
Tonight we take a look at the Covid-19 situation in South Africa. The country is about to expand its vaccination campaign. President Cyril Ramaphosa has also eased the restrictions and announced that the government would put in place a standardized vaccination certificate. We also head to Guinea, where Colonel Mamady Doumbouya has been sworn in as the interim President… and to Cameroon as international NGO's try to fight back against a government crackdown.
We take a look at the Covid-19 situation in South Africa, which is about to expand its vaccination campaign. President Cyril Ramaphosa has also eased restrictions and has announced that the government will put in place a standardised vaccination certificate. We also head to Guinea, where Colonel Mamady Doumbouya has been sworn in as interim president. Finally, in Cameroon, we see how international NGOs are fighting back against a government crackdown.
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