No doses, too many doses, scepticism: all stymie Africa’s vaccine rollout
These are a drop in the ocean of issues facing the continent and the West has a lot to answer for
When a group arrived at the Sekenani health clinic in rural Kenya for their Covid-19 vaccines recently, staff told them there were no doses left and that they should come back soon.
For some, it meant a long, wasted journey on foot and a day away from their cattle herds.
Yet Narok county, where the clinic is located, was not short of vaccines; nearly 14,000 doses were sitting in a fridge in the nearest town, 115km away. A mix-up with county officials meant Sekenani did not get enough, two health workers said...