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ALGIERS-The Minister of Health, Abderrahmane Benbouzid announced on Thursday in Algiers that 50% of the targeted have been vaccinated against Covid-19 under the campaign, i.e. nearly 10 million citizens out of 20 million.

ALGIERS-Nearly 3.5 million people got vaccinated since the beginning of the vaccination operation in Algeria whereas the Algerian State has acquired more than 9 million doses of vaccines until the end of July, the Prime Ministry said on Thursday.

ALGIERS-Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abderrahmane Benbouzid on Thursday called on local health directors to quicken the pace of vaccination in order to achieve the goal set by the government, namely a rate of 70%.

ALGIERS – Algeria will purchase 30 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from many suppliers, Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Pr. Abderrahmane Benbouzid said in an interview to Liberté paper on Wednesday.

ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune said that "major awareness-raising campaigns" will be launched on vaccination as part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad instructed the minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform to intensify, as from Monday, the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 nationwide, the Prime Minister's office said Sunday in a statement.

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ALGIERS- The African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) will hold a ministerial session on Saturday, under the chairmanship of Algeria, to examine the issue of access of the African continent to anti-Covid-19 vaccines.

ALGIERS-Director General of the Pasteur Institute of Algeria (IPA) Fawzi Derrar on Wednesday announced the upcoming acquisition of 300,000 doses of the Russian vaccine “Sputnik V” and the reception of a “larger” quota in next June in order to “speed up the vaccination pace.”  

ALGIERS-The first shipment of the Russian anti-Covid-19 vaccine “Sputnik V” will land on Friday afternoon at Bouafrik Airport (province of Blida), announced Thursday Communication Minister and Government Spokesperson Ammar Belhimer.

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ALGIERS- A training programme for supervisors of the vaccination campaign against the Covid-19, due to start before the end of January, will be launched this week, said Sunday in Algiers, Chairman of the Scientific Committee in charge of monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus, Djamel Fourar.

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