Chart: Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination gap

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11/27/2021 5:34:00 AM

As a new Covid-19 variant raises alarm, Africa trails the world in vaccinations.

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raised alarms among global health officials Friday, global vaccination data shows the massive gap in vaccination rates between Africa and wealthier regions of the world.Just more than 10 percent of people in Africa have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine, far below the 64 percent that are vaccinated in North America and 62 percent in Europe.

World Health Organization officials have attributed the vaccination gaps to, noting that weather nations have bought enough doses to offer booster shots while poorer countries have struggled to get first doses.The United States has donated more than 230 million vaccines as of Friday, according to

data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. In a statement, President Joe Biden urged other nations to donate more shots.“The United States has already donated more vaccines to other countries than every other country combined,” Biden said. “It is time for other countries to match America’s speed and generosity.”

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The World Health Organization named the new variant “omicron” and declared it a variant of concern Friday, citing evidence that suggested “an increased risk of reinfection with this variant,” according to a statement.

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