Covid variants spread across Africa at a rapid rate as third wave ramps up

In light of this, Africa CDC director Dr John Nkengasong welcomes the G7 promise of at least a billion vaccines

17 June 2021 - 19:19 By claire keeton

Covid-19 variants are spreading across Africa with the rise of the third wave and variants have been reported in about 50% of member states, said Africa CDC director Dr John Nkengasong on Thursday at his weekly briefing.

By Thursday, more than five million cases of Covid-19 had been reported in Africa and more than 136,000 deaths, ( as the continent gets hit by the third wave...

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