COVID -19: Kenya’s COVID vaccine supply is dwindling

Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID -19: Kenya’s COVID vaccine supply is dwindling” – below is their description.

The UK government has promised to donate 9 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to countries in need.

The head of Kenya’s vaccine taskforce told Sky News his country has fewer than thirty thousand doses of COVID vaccine left, something he described as “nerve-wracking”.

Sky News’ Africa Correspondent John Sparks reports.

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