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  • Risks are moral catastrophe of covert vaccinations are delayed in Africa while wealthier regions inoculate their entire populations, the head of the continent's disease control body has said.

  • John and Pengassan told reporters that the Africa Centers for Disease Control hopes that significant vaccination programs will begin across Africa in April.

  • But he warned that it's a long way to go, especially as quote the second wave is here with a vengeance.

  • According Toa Africa CDC data coronavirus cases increased by nearly 19% last week.

  • Deaths were up 26%.

  • Africa has recorded 2.7 million infections and 64,000 deaths as off Thursday, and South Africa, where a new variants of the virus has been detected, recorded 82,000 cases in the past week.

  • That's why in Kenya, Song says there could be no delay in acquiring vaccines, He said.

  • The major barriers to that our global availability of doses on financing, adding that wealthy nations have already acquired vaccines in excess of what they need.

  • But the African Union is in talks with the European Union, Canada and pharmaceutical companies to secure doses in Kenya, Song said.

  • That's in addition to what the continent has been promised under the Kovacs program, the World Health Organization scheme to deliver vaccines to poorer countries.

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'Moral catastrophe' if vaccines delayed for Africa

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/31
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