Africa ought to develop its own Covid-19 vaccine

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What you need to know:

  • An African-developed vaccine will ensure safety and efficacy among the population, who seem to be experiencing comparatively less morbidity and mortality to Covid-19 than the others.
  • A locally developed vaccine will instill confidence in Africans on its authenticity and quality, increasing uptake.

An effective vaccine against Covid-19 is among the best strategies to a return to normalcy.


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