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Ghana will produce own covid vaccines -Nana Addo

Addressing the nation on Sunday, the president said the decision is to reiterate his position in manufacturing local products to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

He hinted that former Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation Minister, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng will chair the newly established committee.

“I want to reiterate my determination that we should manufacture vaccines here in Ghana. To this end, a Committee has been established under the Chairmanship of the former Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the world-renowned scientist, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, which is formulating a concrete plan of action towards vaccine development and manufacturing,” the President said.

According to myjoyonline, Ghana on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 received its first consignment of the newly developed Covid-19 vaccine.

The 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines is among the 17 million doses President Akuf-Addo has targeted by the first semester.

The president however, in his 24th address cautioned Evey citizen to continue to abide by the Covid-19 protocols.

He emphasized that the vaccine should make the public flaunt the safety protocols by the Ghana Health Service

“We cannot afford to let our guard down. Let us continue to wash our hands under running water, maintain social distancing, refrain from shaking hands and hugging, and, most importantly, wear our masks.”

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