African countries sign up for WHO’s plan for fair vaccine development

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    Several African countries have signed off on a plan to help produce, buy, and distribute COVID-19 #vaccines around the world. So far 170 countries globally have beat a September deadline set by the World Health Organization. #Coronavirus #WHO

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