WHO: Africa Left Behind in Race for COVID-19 Vaccine - Voice of America

by voanews 04/08/2021

The World Health Organization says Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is being hampered by supply shortages and delays in planned deliveries. To date, the WHO reports 4.3 million cases of COVID-19 in Africa, including 114,000 deaths. A few countries are bucking the trend and making good progress in immunizing their populations against the deadly coronavirus.


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