Kenyan expert calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine in Africa

NAIROBI, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) — A Kenyan immunization expert on Friday urged African governments to take tangible actions to ensure the continent has equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccines once they become available.

Omu Anzala, professor of virology and immunology and lead researcher at the Kenya Aids Vaccine Initiative at the Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) said Africa should start planning logistics and distribution of vaccines instead of being skeptical and hesitant.

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