COVID-19 vaccination in Burkina Faso

COVID-19 vaccination in Burkina Faso
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The US delivers Janssen COVID-19 vaccines as part of the COVAX program in 2021
DateJune 2, 2021 (2021-06-02)
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic

Burkina Faso started vaccinating against COVID-19 on 2 June 2021.[1]

Background

Vaccines On Order

Burkina Faso is in the works of securing additional vaccines.[2]

History

Timeline

March 2021

So far, the health system in Burkina Faso's health system has been under strain with dealing with the pandemic, leaving them unable to focus on vaccinations in the country.[3]

May 2021

Burkina Faso received 115,200 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on 30 May, courtesy of COVAX.[4]

June 2021

Vaccinations started on 2 June.[5] By the end of the month 25,833 vaccine doses had been administered.[6]

July 2021

In late July and early August, Burkina Faso received 302,400 doses of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States through COVAX.[7] By the end of the month 35,402 vaccine doses had been administered.[6]

August 2021

By the end of the month 98,670 vaccine doses had been administered.[6]

September 2021

By the end of the month 254,545 vaccine doses had been administered.[6]

October 2021

By the end of the month 393,427 vaccine doses had been administered while 3% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[6]

November 2021

By the end of the month 490,477 vaccine doses had been administered while 4% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[6]

December 2021

By the end of the month 1.05 million vaccine doses had been administered while 8% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[6]

January 2022

By the end of the month 1.3 million vaccine doses had been administered while 9% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[6]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations

References

  1. ^ AfricaNews (5 February 2021). "Burkina Faso Struggles Against the Second Wave of COVID-19". Africanews. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Burkina Faso: Collaborating for change". www.gavi.org. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Burkina Faso hospitals struggle with new wave of COVID-19". ABC News. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  4. ^ "COVID-19: latest global developments". The ASEAN Post. 1 June 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  5. ^ Ben Ahmed, Lassaad (2 June 2021). "Burkina Faso : lancement de la vaccination contre la Covid-19". Anadolu Agency (in French). Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h Africa COVID-19 dashboard (World Health Organization).
  7. ^ "COVAX vaccine roll-out Burkina Faso". Gavi. 2 August 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2021.


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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
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The United States delivers 151,200 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Burkina Faso on July 20, 2021. [U.S. government photo/ Public Domain]