Kenya needs to revamp its genome sequencing to pick Covid variants early, expert advises

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South Africa suspended the start of its AstraZeneca inoculation programme over concerns the shot does not work on a new variant, with WHO experts due to meet Monday to discuss the vaccine already facing questions about its efficacy for over-65s.

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Kenya needs to analyse its coronavirus variants circulating in the country and check if they are covered by the available vaccines, a virologist has advised.


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