Posted by: APO | 27 May 2021

Coronavirus: Africa urgently needs 20 million second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Africa needs at least 20 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the next six weeks to get second doses to all who received a first dose within the 8-12-week interval between doses recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). A single dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine gives around 70% protection for at least 12 weeks. Data on the protection from one dose after 12 weeks is limited,… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-africa-urgently-needs-20-million-second-doses-of-covid19-vaccine?lang=en


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