“Vaccinating Africa is much more important than the third shot”

In the coming months, developing countries will receive nearly 30 percent fewer vaccines than expected. One of the causes is the too small and too slow distribution of the 1 billion corona vaccines that Western countries will have in stock by the end of 2021. As a result, only 3 to 6 percent of the population on the African continent is currently vaccinated. “It can go much faster, but then governments have to show courage.”

The vaccination gap between the western world and poor countries in Africa in particular threatens to widen even further in the coming months. The vaccine deliveries to poor countries through the Covax mechanism…



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