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Africa scrambles as India vaccine export ban bites region

As India's export ban results in COVAX supplies dry up, African countries have been scrambling in a desperate attempt to find alternatives.

The second shot is proving difficult.

  • Cai Nebe
  • Deutsche Welle

Most African countries rely on COVAX, the World Health Organization (WHO) program built to ensure poor countries have equitable access to vaccines to combat the pandemic, for their…

The main supplier, the Serum Institute of India (SII) produces the two-shot AstraZeneca vaccine.

But increased domestic demand for doses in India, where the pandemic is currently surging out of control, has interrupted supplies being…

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