Kenya likely to benefit from the Pfizer vaccine

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

A pharmacist dilutes the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine while preparing it to administer to staff and residents at the Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020.

Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski |AFP

What you need to know:

  • Covax programme is the main global scheme to vaccinate people in poorer countries around the world against coronavirus.
  • The announcement comes at a time when the WHO said that Africa stands to lose out on access to the Covid-19 vaccine.

Kenya could be part of the countries set to receive the Pfizer vaccine following the announcement of an agreement between American multinational pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer and BioNTech SE with the Covax Facility.

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