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How Effective Are vaccines? History of Immunization | Global Focus | UN Story

Vaccines save at least 4 to 5 million lives every year. This remarkable success story is the result of massive immunization campaigns that have swept round the world in recent decades. Smallpox, which killed hundreds ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine – Côte d’Ivoire first African country to vaccinate with COVAX

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 Resi...

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UN Chief receives COVID-19 vaccine

Receiving his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine today, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said he felt “very grateful,” and urged everyone to get “vaccinated as soon as they can.” 71-year-old Mr. Gute...