Africa is still on the crest of a third wave of COVID-19, recording more cases than in any earlier peak.
But the continent has only received enough vaccines for 4% of its population, that’s partly because, for decades, Africa has relied on importing 99% of its vaccines.
So, what would it take to jumpstart local vaccine manufacturing?
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Title: How can Africa start producing its own vaccines? BBC Africa
Author: BBC News Africa
Upload Date: 2021-08-20 17:15:30
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