COVID-19 vaccination in Cameroon

COVID-19 vaccination in Cameroon
DateApril 12, 2021 (2021-04-12)
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 vaccination in Cameroon is an ongoing immunisation campaign against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in response to the ongoing pandemic in the country.

Cameroon began its vaccination program on 12 April 2021, initially using the 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine donated by China.[1] As of 14 June 2021, 89,180 doses have been administered, 72,111 people with one dose and 17,069 people fully vaccinated.[2]

Background

History

Timeline

April 2021

By the end of the month 11,616 vaccine doses had been administered.[3]

May 2021

By the end of the month 75,215 doses had been administered.[3]

June 2021

By the end of the month 110,324 doses had been administered.[3]

July 2021

By the end of the month 343,657 doses had been administered.[3]

August 2021

By the end of the month 426,590 doses had been administered.[3]

September 2021

By the end of the month 461,201 doses had been administered.[3]

October 2021

By the end of the month 503,363 doses had been administered. 1% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[3]

November 2021

By the end of the month 923,643 doses had been administered. 5% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[3]

December 2021

By the end of the month 1.02 million doses had been administered. 6% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[3]

January 2022

By the end of the month 1.02 million doses had been administered. 6% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[3]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations in Cameroon[4]

References

  1. ^ Onoja, Johnson (13 April 2021). "Cameroon starts Covid vaccination using jabs given by China". BNN Africa. Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  2. ^ "owid/covid-19-data". GitHub. Retrieved 19 June 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Africa COVID-19 dashboard (World Health Organization).
  4. ^ "owid/covid-19-data". GitHub. Retrieved 7 March 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.