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Madagascar joins COVAX Covid-19 vaccine programme

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Madagascar has officially join the World Health Orrganisation WHO-led COVAX programme in a move to procure Covid-19 vaccines for its population.

The decision followed recent discussions between Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina and members of Madagascar’s National Academy of Medicine

Madagascar had initially indicated that it would not participate in the COVAX initiative. It said it would rather use a local traditional remedy known as Covid-Organics.

 

Edited by Olajumoke Adeleke

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