Ethiopia launches new Covid-19 vaccination campaign to boost inoculation


The Ethiopian government has launched a new Covid-19 vaccination campaign to boost inoculations and control the spread of the pandemic…reports Asian Lite News

State-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate, citing Dereje Duguma, Ethiopia’s State Health Minister, reported on Saturday that the number of infected people who are going to the intensive care unit has been increasing over the past month in Ethiopia.

The State Minister said that the dynamic nature of the virus coupled with lax precautionary measures by citizens are the major factors exacerbating the infection rate during the past month, Xinhua news agency reported.

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