Covid-19 Vaccine
AFP

Why the poor may not get Covid-19 vaccine

What you need to know:

  • The potential inequalities in vaccine access could delay access to Covid-19 protection in many regions, including Sub-Sahara, until almost the middle of the decade.
  • Kenya and 156 other countries signed up for Covax, a Covid-19 vaccine allocation plan which is led by WHO Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (Cepi).

As researchers race against time to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, wealthy countries with manufacturing capacity are already on a shopping spree for the first available shots.

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