WHO official urges faster supply of Covid vaccines to Africa as cases surge

Posted by on June 17, 2021 9:27 am
Categories: Global Stories

Several countries have run out as third wave sweeps continent, where fewer than one in 100 people have had jab

Health officials in Africa have called for an urgent acceleration in the supply of vaccines to the continent to curb a new wave of Covid-19 infections and the evolution of new, potentially dangerous variants.

Fewer than one in 100 people on the continent have received a vaccine, meaning the surging infections are likely to kill tens of thousands.

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