COVID-19 vaccination in the Comoros

COVID-19 vaccination in the Comoros
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 vaccination in Comoros 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.

Comoros began its vaccination program on 10 April 2021, initially using the 100,000 doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine donated by China.[1] As of 8 June 2021, 84,360 doses have been administered, 43,140 people with one dose and 41,220 people fully vaccinated.[2] On 26 June 2021, Comoros purchased 200,000 additional doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine, followed five days later by 100,000 doses donated by China.[3]

Background

History

Timeline

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations in Comoros[4]

References

  1. ^ "Covid-19 : 94% des personnes éligibles aux Comores sont vaccinées". Comores-infos (in French). 29 April 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Vaccinations and COVID-19 funding for least developed countries". Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Campagne de vaccination : Arrivée des 200.000 doses du vaccin Sinopharm". Comores-infos (in French). 28 June 2021. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  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.