Angola COVAX vaccine roll-out news


23 April 2021


COVAX rolls out in Angola

Over half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Angola in March, delivered through the COVAX initiative. VaccinesWork talked to some of the first beneficiaries.

By Gaspar Micolo

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22 April 2021


Tales from the COVID frontline: An Angolan filmmaker takes on COVID-19

Óscar Gil Pereira is one of Angola’s most celebrated filmmakers. Last year he became one of the 24,000 people in Angola to contract COVID-19. After beating the disease, he is now vaccinated and committed to celebrating the health worker heroes that saved his life.

By Gaspar Micolo

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624,000 #COVID19 vaccine does arrived in #Angola🇦🇴 this afternoon. Frontline healthworkers & vulnerable groups at high risk of COVID-19 will be prioritised.

Each new delivery marks one more step towards defeating this pandemic!

@WHO I @gavi I @CEPIvaccines I @UNICEF

2:35pm | March 2, 2021

*SII-AstraZeneca (COVISHIELD) vaccine, licensed and manufactured by Serum Institute of India

**AZ: AstraZeneca (AZD1222) vaccine, manufactured by AstraZeneca

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