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Over 10 mn people receive both doses of Sinopharm vaccine in Sri Lanka : Govt source

Colombo, Oct 16 (UNI/Xinhua) The Sri Lankan government, on Saturday said the number of Sri Lankans who had been administered both doses of the Sinopharm vaccine had surpassed the 10 million mark.

State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals, Channa Jayasumana said the total number of locals who had been administered both doses of Sinopharm reached 10,028,710 on Friday evening while the vaccination drive was ongoing across the country.
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Ghana vows to eradicate HIV/AIDS by 2030

02 Dec 2021 | 3:51 PM

Accra, Dec 2 (UNI/Xinhua) Ghana will accelerate efforts towards achieving a drastic reduction in HIV/AIDS prevalence by 2030 under the global targets set by the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), a senior official said Wednesday.

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Turkey's finance minister resigns amid currency crisis

02 Dec 2021 | 3:51 PM

Ankara, Dec 2 (UNI/Xinhua) Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister Lutfi Elvan has resigned amid a sharp plunge of the Turkish lira, according to a presidential decree issued in the Turkish official gazette on Thursday.

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China behind promoting fake Swiss expert, says Facebook

02 Dec 2021 | 3:44 PM

Washington, Dec 2 (UNI) More than 500 accounts linked to an online disinformation network primarily based in China have been removed by Facebook.

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UK orders over 110 mln Pfizer, Moderna vaccine doses enough for 2 years: PM

UK orders over 110 mln Pfizer, Moderna vaccine doses enough for 2 years: PM

02 Dec 2021 | 3:34 PM

London, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The United Kingdom has secured over 110 million shots of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against the coronavirus to cover the immunization efforts for two years, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday.

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Death toll from boat mishap in northern Nigeria rises to 29: Official

Death toll from boat mishap in northern Nigeria rises to 29: Official

02 Dec 2021 | 3:32 PM

Lagos, Dec 2 (UNI/Xinhua) The death toll from a boat mishap in northern Nigeria's Kano state rose to 29 as more bodies have been retrieved, an official said on Wednesday.

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