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The Malawi Chief fighting vaccine myths as new variant spreads

Reliefweb 02 Dec 2021
The Malawi Chief fighting vaccine myths as new variant spreads As the world scrambles to contain the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, countries like Malawi are continuing their efforts to increase vaccine uptake. Chief Chimlango, who oversees 17 villages in western Malawi, is at the forefront of these efforts.
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The Malawi Chief fighting vaccine myths as new variant spreads in Africa

Reliefweb 02 Dec 2021
As the world scrambles to contain the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, countries like Malawi are continuing their efforts to increase vaccine uptake. Chief Chimlango, who oversees 17 villages in western Malawi, is at the forefront of these efforts ... In Malawi’s ...
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Malcolm Molyneux obituary

The Guardian 02 Dec 2021
... Central hospital in Blantyre as a consultant in 1974, he developed a keen sense of some of Malawi’s major health problems and the research needed to address them.
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Canada's Ontario Province Reports 5th Case of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
On Tuesday, the Federal Health Ministry barred foreign travelers from Egypt, Nigeria, and Malawi from entering Canada after it banned visitors from seven other African countries on Friday, namely South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini.
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Biden announces new Covid requirements for travellers to curb infections

The News International 02 Dec 2021
"It's a plan that I think should unite us," Biden said, speaking from the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health in a Washington suburb ... Officials said a surge in outreach on vaccines and booster shots will be launched, with a nationwide campaign targeting recipients of Medicare public health care.
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Biden opens winter battle against Covid-19

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
"It's a plan that I think should unite us," Biden said, speaking from the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health in a Washington suburb ... - Nationwide campaign - Officials said a surge in outreach on vaccines and booster shots will be launched, with a nationwide campaign targeting recipients of Medicare public health care.
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Omicron could knock a fragile economic recovery off track

Gulf News 02 Dec 2021
"The variant discovered in southern African states has been identified in Israel," the health ministry said, adding it was recorded "in a person who returned from Malawi," with "two more cases of people returning from abroad" placed quarantine ... A health care worker is given the ...
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COVID: Canada bans travel from Egypt, Nigeria, Malawi amid spread of Omicron strain

Beijing News 01 Dec 2021
"We are adding three countries to the list of these countries that we talked about last Friday, these are Malawi, Egypt and Nigeria," Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was quoted as saying by Sputnik ...
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Omicron variant: Canada adds Nigeria to travel ban list

Business Day Online 01 Dec 2021
“We are adding three countries to the list of these countries that we talked about last Friday, these are Malawi, Egypt and Nigeria,” Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was quoted as saying by Sputnik news agency.
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Brazil confirms 3rd omicron case, considers new measures

Seattle PI 01 Dec 2021
27, the state's health secretariat said in a statement ... Late Tuesday, the government said it needed “further clarification” on the epidemiological situation in Angola, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia before deciding whether to suspend flights from these countries, as recommended by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency, known as Anvisa.
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Omicron: Japan expands travel ban to residents abroad; UK confirms 22 cases

The Irish Times 01 Dec 2021
British health ... The travel ban applies to eight African countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, but could be extended to other nations where the variant has been detected, such as Britain and the Netherlands, health minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.
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Canada bans more countries amid fears over omicron variant

The Times of India 01 Dec 2021
Canada is banning all foreigners who have traveled through Nigeria, Malawi and Egypt. Dr Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, said all of the omicron cases in Canada have come from Nigeria which has a low vaccination rate ... Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos also ...
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Malaysia bans travelers from countries deemed Omicron risks

The Philadelphia Inquirer 01 Dec 2021
The travel ban applies to eight African countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, but could be extended to ...
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Omicron: Japan expands travel ban to residents abroad; Fiji reopens to tourists

The Irish Times 01 Dec 2021
British health ... The travel ban applies to eight African countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, but could be extended to other nations where the variant has been detected, such as Britain and the Netherlands, health minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.
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