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Ghana to Charge Airlines $3,500 Per Unvaccinated Passenger

A passenger at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana.

A passenger at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana.

Photographer: Nipah Dennis/AFP

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Ghana will charge airlines $3,500 for every passenger flown in the country who isn’t fully vaccinated against Covid-19, part of a push by the West African country to avoid a fresh wave of infections.