Biden says U.S. will donate another 17,000 J&J vaccine doses to Africa : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Biden says U.S. will donate another 17,000 J&J vaccine doses to Africa : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

The vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The White House says Thursday that the U.S. will commit 17 million additional doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the African Union. Picture Alliance/dpa/picture alliance via Getty I hide caption toggle caption Picture Alliance/dpa/picture alliance via Getty I The vial of the Johnson & … Read more

Most Covid Cases in Africa Go Undetected, W.H.O. Says

Most Covid Cases in Africa Go Undetected, W.H.O. Says

Official statistics on coronavirus cases in Africa give the impression that the continent has avoided the worst of the pandemic. But in a continent where most deaths are not formally registered and many countries are struggling to vaccinate their people, the great majority of coronavirus cases — an estimated six out of seven — are … Read more

Matt Hancock appointed UN special envoy to help Covid recovery in Africa | Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock has announced he has been appointed a special representative to the United Nations. The former health secretary will focus on helping African countries recover from Covid-19.Hancock said he was “honoured” to have been given the role, adding on Twitter: “I’ll be working with the UN, the UN Economic Commission for Africa to help … Read more