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The World Health Organization set a goal that each country across the world be able to vaccinate 10 percent of its people against the coronavirus by September.The World Health Organization set a goal that each country across the world be able to vaccinate 10 percent of its people against the coronavirus by September.

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Nearly 90% of African countries will miss a target of vaccinating a tenth of their population by September unless they urgently receive more than 200 million jabs, the WHO warned Thursday.Nearly 90% of African countries will miss a target of vaccinating a tenth of their population by September unless they urgently receive more than 200 million jabs, the WHO warned Thursday.

African countries will miss key vaccine deadline unless they receive more than 200 million more jabs - WHO | News24

Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is sharply criticizing the hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by wealthy nations, urging the international community to “walk the talk" of equitable distribution as Africa desperately lags behind.Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is sharply criticizing the hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by wealthy nations, urging the international community ...

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About 90% of African countries will miss a September target to vaccinate at least 10% of their populations against COVID-19 as a third wave of the pandemic looms on the continent, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Thursday.About 90% of African countries will miss a September target to vaccinate at least 10% of their populations against COVID-19 as a third wave of the pandemic looms on the continent, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Thursday.

WHO says 9 in 10 African countries to miss COVID-19 vaccination goal | Reuters

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A successful rollout isn't just about the physical points where people can get the vaccinations. It's also about having a trained workforce to administer them.A successful rollout isn't just about the physical points where people can get the vaccinations. It's also about having a trained workforce to administer them.

South Africa should train all pharmacists to give vaccinations

South Africa should train all pharmacists to give vaccinations

The World Health Organization says the continent of 1.3 billion people is facing a severe shortage of vaccine at the same time a new wave of infections is rising across Africa. Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a "near halt," WHO said last week.The World Health Organization says the continent of 1.3 billion people is facing a severe shortage of vaccine at the same time a new wave of infections is rising across Africa. Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a "near halt," WHO said last week.

'This IS INSANE': Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine - The Economic Times

"You know that there is something that can assist you, that can save more lives, but you can't access it — it's so painful," one unvaccinated African nurse told CBS News."You know that there is something that can assist you, that can save more lives, but you can't access it — it's so painful," one unvaccinated African nurse told CBS News.

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Nearly 90 percent of African countries will not meet the global target of vaccinating one-tenth of their population by September, warned the WHO.Nearly 90 percent of African countries will not meet the global target of vaccinating one-tenth of their population by September, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Thursday.

90% of Africa at risk of missing immunisation targets

Africans have received less than one percent of the over 2.1 billion doses administered globally, according to the WHO.Africans have received less than one percent of the over 2.1 billion doses administered globally, according to the WHO.

Africa likely to miss September vaccination target: WHO

Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a ‘near halt’, the WHO said last week.Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a ‘near halt’, the WHO said last week.

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WHO data show infections are surging in 14 African countries, with Uganda and Zambia reporting huge rise in cases WHO data show infections are surging in 14 African countries, with Uganda and Zambia reporting huge rise in cases

Covid cases jump by 25pc across Africa, stoking fears continent is unprepared for ‘third wave’

South Africa officially enters third COVID-19 wave

South Africa officially enters third COVID-19 wave - The Peninsula Qatar

A little more than a year after the first cases were confirmed in Africa, a third wave of Covid-19 infections struck the continent. In the absence of massive vaccine roll-out and on top of failing health systems, the consequences will be devastating.A little more than a year after the first cases were confirmed in Africa, a third wave of Covid-19 infections struck the continent. In the absence of massive vaccine roll-out and on top of failing health systems, the consequences will be devastating.

Red alert: Southern Africa in the crosswinds of a third...

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Cape Town, South Africa (AP) — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely gotten out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent’s...Cape Town, South Africa (AP) — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely gotten out of the starting blocks. In

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According to the WHO, Africa is facing a severe shortage of vaccines at the same time a new wave of infections is rising across the continent. Five countries are yet to put a single dose into a citizen's arm.According to the WHO, Africa is facing a severe shortage of vaccines at the same time a new wave of infections is rising across the continent. Five countries are yet to put a single dose into a citizen's arm.

Only ‘a trickle’ of Covid-19 vaccines for Africa’s 1.3 billion people - World News

A total of 100 more people have died, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 57,410.A total of 100 more people have died, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 57,410.

COVID-19 | NICD says SA technically in third wave | eNCA

South Africa has recorded 8 881 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number of positive cases since warnings that a third wave is on its way.South Africa has recorded 8 881 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number of positive cases since warnings that a third wave is on its way.

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP): In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely got out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent’s most robust...CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP): In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely got out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent’s most robust...

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The National Institute of Communicable Diseases has released the latest coronavirus statistics that show close to 9000 new cases in the latest reporting period and 127 COVID 19 deaths.

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The figures from the past seven days, according to the NICD, mean the third wave of the infections has officially hit the country.The figures from the past seven days, according to the NICD, mean the third wave of the infections has officially hit the country.

Nearly 9,150 new Covid-19 cases recorded in SA in 24 hours as third wave sets in

Wednesday saw one of the highest daily spikes in COVID-19 data ever recorded in Gauteng - and things are looking glum for the province.Wednesday saw one of the highest daily spikes in COVID-19 data ever recorded in Gauteng - and things are looking glum for the province.

'One of the worst days ever': Gauteng's COVID data spirals out of control

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According to the NICD, SA has technically entered the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.According to the NICD, SA has technically entered the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.

‘This IS INSANE’: Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine

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WHO says 9 in 10 African countries to miss COVID-19 vaccination goal

WHO says 9 in 10 African countries to miss COVID-19 vaccination goal

The commercial hub of Gauteng accounted for 58% of the new cases.The commercial hub of Gauteng accounted for 58% of the new cases.

SA Covid cases surge, positivity rate 16.5% - Moneyweb

The World Health Organization says the continent of 1.3 billion people is facing a severe shortage of vaccine as a new wave of infections is rising.The World Health Organization says the continent of 1.3 billion people is facing a severe shortage of vaccine as a new wave of infections is rising.

Africa is desperately short of COVID-19 vaccine - Los Angeles Times

Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is sharply criticizing the hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by wealthy nations, urging the international community to "walk the talk" of equitable distribution as Africa desperately lags behind.Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is sharply criticizing the hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by wealthy nations, urging the international community to "walk the talk" of equitable distribution as Africa desperately lags behind.

Coronavirus: Billionaire philanthropist says COVID-19 vaccine hoarding hurts Africa | CTV News

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely gotten out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent's...CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely gotten out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent's...

Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine | World News | Jamaica Gleaner

In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.

Nearly all African countries desperately short of coronavirus vaccine | CP24.com

In the global race to vaccinate people, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.In the global race to vaccinate people, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.

Covid 19 coronavirus: 'This is insane' - Africa desperately short of vaccine - NZ Herald

In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack. In fact, it has barely gotten out of the starting blocks. In South Africa, which has the continent's most robust economy and its biggest coronavirus caseload, just 0.8% of the population is fully vaccinated, according to a worldwide tracker kept by Johns Hopkins University.In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.

‘This IS INSANE’: Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine | The Daily Star