The current number of Covid-19 infections and deaths in Africa is much lower than in Europe, but experts worry that if vaccine coverage is not accelerated, the situation may change.
Experts warn that Africa may face a new wave of infections because so far only about 7% of the 1.3 billion people on the continent have been vaccinated.
Most African countries depend on foreign vaccine supplies. In view of the worsening of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe, Africa’s shared vaccine resources may be affected. enjoy your meal.
According to Deutsche Welle (Germany), their country decided to keep the vaccine that was previously used only to provide low-income countries.
The statement was issued a few days after the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tan Desai criticized some countries for stocking Covid-19 vaccines.
The non-profit organization ONE Campaign (headquartered in Washington) called on the German government to withdraw its decision to continue sharing the COVAX vaccine.
“If we do not act quickly to ensure that people all over the world are vaccinated, then the pandemic will continue,” said Stephan Exo-Kreischer, Director of ONE Sports in Germany and Director of ONE Sports in Germany. Stephan Exo-Kreischer said before describing the ministry’s decision. Sheriff Span was “a serious mistake.”
Mr. Exo-Kreischer added: “The number of people receiving the third dose of vaccine in rich countries is now higher than the number of people receiving the first dose in poor countries. This is the result of a wrong political decision.”
Despite the low vaccination rate, the daily infection rate in Africa is on a downward trend. However, Mr. Exo-Kreischer confirmed that WHO estimates that the actual number of infections may be seven times higher.
Wolfgang Preiser of Stellenbosch University (South Africa) said: “The infection rate in Africa is very low due to few tests and reports.