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Seychelles, Morocco ahead on vaccines as Africa doubles jabs in a month

Fifteen million Covid-19 vaccines have been delivered on the continent, which amounts to 0.8% coverage

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The number of Covid-19 vaccines given in Africa (https://africacdc.org/covid-19-vaccination/) has doubled over the past month to 15 million — with the Seychelles, Morocco and Rwanda leading the way in protecting the highest proportion of their citizens — Africa CDC director Dr John Nkengasong said on Thursday.

At his weekly Covid-19 briefing, he said 4.4 million Covid-19 cases and 118,849 deaths had been reported on the continent.

Africa’s health chief listed the five countries topping either the percentage of the population protected or the number of vaccines delivered as:..

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