Venezuela paid $64 million to receive vaccines through COVAX

Venezuela paid $64 million to receive vaccines through COVAX
(Reuters) - Venezuela has paid $64 million, half of the required amount, for doses it is set to receive through the global COVAX program, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez announced Saturday on state television.“You know that the COVAX mechanism requires an advance - Venezuela has even doubled the required advance,” said Rodriguez, adding that the government… Read More

U.S. delivering about 3 million COVID-19 vaccines per day, up 8%: CDC director

U.S. delivering about 3 million COVID-19 vaccines per day, up 8%: CDC director
FILE PHOTO: People wait in a line stretching around the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on midtown Manhattan's west side, to receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the site which has been converted into a mass vaccination center in New York City, New York, U.S., March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The… Read More

U.S. says 165 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine been administered so far

U.S. says 165 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine been administered so far
FILE PHOTO: A large vaccination site is shown as people with preexisting health conditions are granted access to a vaccination during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Inglewood, California, U.S., March 15, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo(Reuters) - The United States has administered more than 165 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country… Read More

IMF approves $500 million disbursement to Pakistan

IMF approves $500 million disbursement to Pakistan
FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it approved a $500 million disbursement to Pakistan for budget support after the IMF Executive Board completed delayed reviews of Pakistan’s $6 billion… Read More

U.S. administers 90.35 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

U.S. administers 90.35 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
FILE PHOTO: Syringes sit on a table where coronavirus disease vaccines are being administered during a two-day COVID-19 vaccination clinic inside the JBS Greeley Beef plant in Greeley, Colorado, U.S., March 5, 2021. Alex McIntyre/The Greeley Tribune/Pool(Reuters) - The United States has administered 90,351,750 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning and distributed 116,363,405… Read More

More than 12 million Britons have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose

More than 12 million Britons have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose
FILE PHOTO: People receive a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Winding Wheel Theatre, Chesterfield, Britain February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Carl RecineLONDON (Reuters) - A total of 12,014,288 Britons have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to government data released on Sunday, as the authorities race to roll out the injections.Britain… Read More

Nigeria expect $500 million from marginal oilfields, with awards by end-March -DPR

Nigeria expect $500 million from marginal oilfields, with awards by end-March -DPR
LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria aims to award marginal oilfield licenses by the end of March and will allow companies to pay signature bonuses in naira, the director of the petroleum regulator said on Saturday.Sarki Auwalu, head of the Department of Petroleum Resources, told Arise News that he expected Nigeria to net $500 million from the… Read More