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CGTN published this video item, entitled “The Point: Why is Africa struggling to get COVID-19 vaccines?” – below is their description.
Africa is supposed to receive 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the joint UN-led COVAX initiative this month, but how much more needs to be done as higher-income countries snap up most of the supplies?
Linda Bauld, Professor of Public Health at the University of Edinburgh.
Hannah Ryder, CEO of Development Reimagined, a consulting firm.CGTN YouTube Channel
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