Tag: African countries

WHO says 47 African countries could miss vax target – ET HealthWorld

Nairobi: Nine out of ten African countries could miss the target of vaccinating 10 per cent of their population against Covid-19 by September, dimming hopes of containing the pandemic in the continent, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa, said that nearly 90 per cent or […]

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China says providing vaccines to almost 40 African states – ET HealthWorld

China said Thursday it is providing Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries, describing its actions as purely altruistic in an apparent intensification of what has been described as “vaccine diplomacy.” The vaccines were donated or sold at “favorable prices,” foreign ministry official Wu Peng told reporters. Wu compared China’s outreach to the actions of […]

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