Ghana has received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global vaccine-sharing program. A flight carrying 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine arrived Wednesday in the capital, Accra, according to a joint statement from WHO and UNICEF, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. The vaccines were manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer. The vaccines sent to Ghana were purchased through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility, or COVAX, an initiative launched by WHO in cooperation with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, an organization founded by philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates to vaccinate children in the world’s poorest countries. The project purchases vaccines with the help of wealthier countries and distributes them equitably to all countries. U.S. President Joe Biden pledged $4 … [Read more...] about Ghana Receives 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment Through Global Sharing Program
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The Biden administration suspended the ‘remain in Mexico’ program and started allowing asylum-seekers into the U.S. Human smugglers are telling potential clients that the Biden administration will be more lenient towards people seeking asylum, so now is the time to go to the U.S. border. Mexico passed a law that families and unaccompanied children cannot be returned to the country if their government-operated facilities are at capacity. Changes in Mexican asylum laws and modifications to U.S immigration policy combined with exploitation by smugglers are causing an increase in migrants at the southern U.S. border seeking entry, according to reports. The Biden administration suspended the ‘remain in Mexico’ program allowing some asylum seekers to enter the U.S. and ended a policy preventing unaccompanied minors from coming into the U.S., The Washington Post reported . Mexico implemented laws banning migrant families from returning if facilities are full and smugglers in … [Read more...] about Why Are So Many Migrants Rushing To The Southern Border?
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 24 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. American League MVP José Abreu tested positive for COVID-19 and will spend a few days away from the Chicago White Sox, while Cardinals reliever Andrew Miller told a St. Louis newspaper he tested positive 10 days before reporting to camp. White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Wednesday in a statement that Abreu is "completely asymptomatic." Hahn said testing also showed the presence of COVID-19 antibodies, and the Cuban slugger believes he had a mild case of the virus in January. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "Other than being frustrated, José feels great and, like the rest of us, is looking forward to when he rejoins the club in the not too distant future," Hahn said. Manager Tony La Russa said Abreu will likely join the team by Monday and perhaps as soon as Friday. … [Read more...] about Jose Abreu tests positive for virus; Miller says he had it
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 24 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a career-high 42 points and Lu Dort hit a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a 102-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. San Antonio turned the ball over with 3.9 seconds remaining, giving Oklahoma City the ball with the score tied. Dort's corner 3-pointer dropped as the buzzer sounded, and his teammates mobbed him. Dort, known mostly for his defense as a rookie last season, has improved as a perimeter shooter this season. He made three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter against the Spurs. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "Lu’s changed it around, obviously, changed the narrative," Gilgeous-Alexander said. "It’s just him working hard, not getting down on himself, being confident. When you work hard, confidence … [Read more...] about Gilgeous-Alexander scores 42 as Thunder top Spurs 102-99
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Tournaments are set to actually tip off next month after they were both put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both tournaments will be played under very different circumstances than the previous tournaments. The men’s tournament will be held in a bubble environment in Indiana with the Final Four being played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The women’s tournament will be held in Texas with the Final Four being played at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Here’s what else you need to know about the tournaments for the men and women. CLICK HERE FOR MARCH MADNESS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM ** DATES The San Antonio region will host the entire NCAA women's basketball tournament. The move Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, was made to help … [Read more...] about March Madness 2021: What to know about the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments