VIDEO:”Ghana will not be left behind in accessing COVID-19 vaccine” – Nana Addo

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The General Address of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the updates on COVID to Ghanaians has raised an assurance by the presidency in making the vaccine for novel Coronavirus accessible.

In their quest as a Government, working around the clock in managing Coronavirus pandemic in Ghana, the President said a team of experts from various agencies and institutions had been constituted to ensure the procurement and deployment of vaccines across Ghana.

“Ghana, I assure you, is not going to be left behind in having access to the vaccines. I am aware of the anxieties relating to the safety and efficacy of newly-developed vaccines.”

“Government will ensure that the COVID-19 vaccines to be deployed in the country are effective and are safe. To this end, I have put together a team of experts from the relevant agencies and institutions who are working assiduously towards the deployment and procurement of vaccines,” he added.

Although COVID-19 vaccines have already been rolled out in the UK and the US, some countries are struggling to procure the vaccines for its citizens. Countries facing such difficulty include Zimbabwe, Mexico and Pakistan.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), other potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in development.

WHO is currently liaising with some partners to ensure the equitable distribution of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for persons across the world.

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