With the third wave of Covid-19 now pushing Africa’s cumulative infections to a record 6-million, the continent is still months away from any form of normalcy.
This according to the World Health Organization which says that more vaccines are urgently needed for Africa to stave off a devastating wave of Covid-related deaths.
WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti says over the past month alone, the continent recorded an additional 1-million new Covid-infections.
She says oxygen-supply on the continent is also now under severe strain.
Read the full briefing here.
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— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) July 15, 2021