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Jul 17

Vaccines
Africa’s Covid Crisis Deepens, but Vaccines Are Still Far Off
Rich nations have bought up most doses long into the future, and there is little hope of a rescue in sight.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/07/16/world/africa/africa-vaccination-rollout.html
Prof. Gavin Yamey MD MPH @GYamey - Fri Jul 16
“Rich nations have bought up most doses long into the future, often far more than they could conceivably need.” Rich nations will have 1 billion excess (unused) doses in 2021. A public health & moral catastrophe, & the defining crisis of our time. nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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Abdi Latif Dahir @Lattif - Fri Jul 16
The coronavirus is sweeping Africa at a pace not seen before in the pandemic with deaths jumping by over 40% in the past week. Yet over 1% of Africans have been fully vaccinated. With @Josh_H, we look at why Africa faces another long, unvaccinated year nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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Dr. Tom Frieden @DrTomFrieden - Sat Jul 17
Only a small fraction of Africans has been fully vaccinated. Vaccination is our route out of the pandemic, but until the world works together to increase vaccine manufacturing and supply, Covid will remain a potent threat. nyti.ms/2TeUWgP
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Mr. Jonathan White: Co-founder of Hood Medicine @PoliticalSphinx - Fri Jul 16
hood_medicine: RT @PeterHotez: FYI “vaccines are still far off” for Africa only because of deliberate neglect by the US Govt and other G7 countries. If they wanted to solve this they could do so, and quickly. Support the scale up production of our low-co… nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD @PeterHotez - Fri Jul 16
FYI “vaccines are still far off” for Africa only because of deliberate neglect by the US Govt and other G7 countries. If they wanted to solve this they could do so, and quickly. Support the scale up production of our low-cost recomb protein COVID19 vaccine nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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Keith Klugman @findingpneumo - Wed Jul 21
Great data visualizations from @nytimes show just how inequitable the #COVID19 vaccine distribution has been. This is not an African problem, this is a global problem that we have to work collaboratively to solve. See the charts here 👉 nyti.ms/3xUN9UE
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Lynn T. Matthews @ltmatthews - Fri Jul 16
via @NYTimes ONE% Africans vaccinated. Healthcare workers, teachers, elderly, everyone. This abysmal disparity must inform discussions about ? “boosters” in USA, Europe. #EndVaccineApartheid #peoplesvaccine ⁦@CDCgov⁩ nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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