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New push to drive up Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination

Mass vaccination campaigns in 10 priority countries to reach 100 million people by the end of April 2022
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a nurse administers a second COVID-19 dose.
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Pivotal point in Africa's COVID-19 third wave

WHO urges African countries to urgently ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations as the squeeze on vaccine shipments eases.
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By WHO
Limited supplies slow COVID-19 vaccination in Africa
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Limited supplies slow COVID-19 vaccination in Africa

Only 38 million vaccines have been received on the continent of about 1.2 billion people.
There are fewer than 10 African manufacturers with vaccine production and are based in five countrie
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Africa can take a shot at own COVID-19 vaccine

Countries need to invest in research and ratify African Medicines Agency treaty to regulate manufacture of home-grown medical products.
An image of An image of Wavel Ramkalawan, political leaders and health workers took the COVID-19
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COVID-19: African countries scramble for vaccines

Rich countries hoard available and future vaccines, as poor countries wait.
Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Lisa Ferdinando
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Why AU should push for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

Access requires global solidarity, shared technology and waiver of Intellectual Property rules.
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