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Jab race hits new snag

Slow and unpredictable supplies and donations continue to disrupt the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines in Africa. According to the World Health Organization, most vaccine donations ha...


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Rich countries offer funds for future vaccine production but do little this year to get the serum to developing economies

Credible plans are in train to establish production centres in Africa but the global inequities in distributions are stark and deadly

On 6 September, Britain's former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told the BBC that the Group of 7 economies would have a billion surplus doses of vaccine by the end of this year. On pr...

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Vaccine demand spirals as third wave hits home

Delta variant has reached 26 countries with case fatality rates among the world's highest

As the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across Africa, the continent has become the most vulnerable region hit by the more transmissible Delta variant of the disease d...

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Third wave cases mount as tourism jobs crash

For the second year running, many of the continent's most popular tourist attractions have been shuttered by the pandemic

While case numbers and deaths from Covid-19 continue to rise across Africa, the devastating costs of the travel restrictions that have been imposed on visitors as a consequence con...

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Pandemic's third wave batters health services

The UN system, IMF and World Bank sound new warning on deadly failures over vaccine deliveries to developing countries

Almost a month after the Group of 7 summit, where the world's richest economies promised to deliver a billion vaccines to developing countries by early next year, there is a seriou...

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