Kenya needs Sh30 billion to vaccinate 60pc of population

Margaret Keenan

A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine to Margaret Keenan , 90, at University Hospital in Coventry, central England on December 8, 2020.

Photo credit: Jacob King | Pool | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Sixty per cent of the population is about 30 million Kenyans.
  • Amref chief executive Githinji Gitahi warned of a third wave of the virus, especially during the festive season.

Kenya will need at least Sh30 billion to vaccinate 60 per cent of its population, the proportion estimated to ensure proper immunity against Covid-19.

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