Somalia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses

The vaccine's use was suspended pending a decision on its safety by the European Medicines Agency

False claims and conspiracies about the coronavirus vaccines have proliferated on social media platforms during the pandemic.

The WHO says the AstraZeneca vaccines for its COVAX programme, which is shipping vaccines mostly to low and middle-income countries, are being produced in India and South Korea - and the suspensions have been ordered over batches made in Europe.

The first-a feature that shows US users when and where they can get the jab-is housed in the COVID Information Center, which appears directly in your Facebook News Feed and on Instagram.

According to him, they only filled in their names and identity card numbers for vaccine shot without replying to health evaluation questions as well as not filling their latest addresses. "They're our best hope for getting past this virus and getting back to normal life", said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a statement, noting he's looking forward to getting the vaccine himself. Locations are provided by VaccineFinder, and include hours of operation, contact info, and links to make an appointment. The social network said governments, nonprofits and worldwide organizations have sent 3 billion messages about COVID-19 to people through WhatsApp chatbots.

Somalia on Monday received the first shipment of 300,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 in the Horn of African nation. A Florida correctional officer polled his colleagues earlier this year in a private Facebook group about whether they'd take the COVID-19 vaccine if offered. Launched in the Facebook app last March, the COVID-19 Information Center provides fresh data on the virus from local health ministries and the World Health Organization (WHO).

They will also reinforce the importance of continuing COVID-19 prevention measures, including washing hands frequently, wearing face masks and observing physical distancing.

Facebook also said it will use WhatsApp chatbots to help users register to get their vaccine with governments and health authorities.

Got immunized? Inspire others to do the same with new Instagram Stories stickers, which connect people directly to the Information Center.

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