Covishield Covid-19 vaccine
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Why Kenyans travelling to EU are now being turned away

What you need to know:

  • individuals have been told the EU does not recognise the licensed Indian version of AstraZeneca vaccine (Covishield) which is currently being rolled out in Kenya and most African countries.

A number of Kenyans intending to travel to some European Union (EU) countries say that their visa applications have been rejected despite having been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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