Video Length 24 minutes 30 seconds
WHO hails ‘mild on the finish of the tunnel’ for pandemic on the world’s least-vaccinated continent.
There may be mild on the finish of the tunnel for the pandemic in Africa, in accordance with the World Well being Group (WHO).
It says the continent will quickly be capable of handle COVID-19 as an endemic illness. Doses of vaccines are beginning to arrive in giant numbers after a sluggish begin. However solely 10 p.c of Africans are absolutely inoculated.
That’s the lowest stage on the earth, and many individuals lack entry to sufficient well being care companies.
WHO admits the precise variety of COVID-19 infections may very well be seven instances increased than the official depend of 11 million.
Is the optimism justified?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Shabir Madhi – director, vaccines and infectious illness analytics analysis unit, College of the Witwatersrand
Serah Makka-Ugbabe – government director of engagement and mobilisation, ONE Marketing campaign
Dr Ifeanyi Nsofor – Neighborhood well being doctor