Covid-19 Vaccine: Africa To Get 220 Million

Following the successes recorded on the development and testing of Covid-19 Vaccine, the World Health Organization, WHO, said Africa will get 220 Million of the vaccine once it is approved.

 

However, the organization said the distribution will first focus on health and vulnerable groups, while population of nations will determine who gets it first.

 

According to the WHO Africa Program Area Manager Richard Mihigo, since all 54 nations in Africa has indicated interest in the vaccine, the global Vaccine Initiative called COVAX will support via purchase and fair distribution of 1Billion vaccines by the end of 2021.

 

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Gistongist gathered that human clinical trials for potential vaccines are being conducted in Africa already.

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