Kenya lagging behind in Covid-19 vaccinations, report shows

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A health worker administers Covid-19 vaccine on September 20, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Kenya, which has a target of jabbing 10 million people by Christmas Day, has fully vaccinated only 10 percent of the population.
  • To push vaccinations, the government has since announced plans to deny services to the unvaccinated.

Kenya is among countries lagging behind in Covid-19 vaccinations in Africa, a new report shows.
Nairobi, according to the report by Mo Ibrahim Foundation, will not hit the World Health Organisation (WHO) 2021 year-end target of fully vaccinating 40 percent of the population.


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