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US News Coronavirus in Africa: Celebrities call the rich countries to give "urgently"

15:25  05 october  2021
15:25  05 october  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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is a call for help. Several African celebrities, including the Beninese Angelic Kidjo singer and the Nigerian Superstar Davido, called on Monday the rich countries to give "urgently" of the doses of vaccines against the CVIV-19 to African countries, in an open letter published by the ' UNICEF .

"The rich countries are committed to donating more than one billion vaccines this year and hundreds of millions of others in 2022, as well as to help the Africa to manufacture and buy its own vaccines. This gives us hope, but most of these promises are not held, "denounce the signatories of this letter addressed to the G20 representatives.

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"Africa can not wait. We need doses now, "they exhort, stating that less than 4% of the African population has been vaccinated against more than 70% of the population of some rich countries. "This difference is unfair and counterproductive, it leaves Africans - and the whole world - at the mercy of the virus," they add, warning that it could lead to the appearance "new variants more dangerous". This letter is signed by the Ambassador of UNICEF and Angelique Kidjo singer, but also by singer Nigerian Davido or the Nigerian musician FEMI Kuti.

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The African continent has difficulty obtaining a sufficient number of doses due to the export restrictions imposed by some producing countries and the priority given by the manufacturers to certain governments with which they have passed an agreement. The failure of the lifting of the patent barrier on anti-Covid vaccines to enable low-income countries to produce lowest generic vaccines has also hindered access to vaccines on the continent.

African countries are reduced to depending more and more donations from surpluses purchased by the richest nations. About three-quarters of the 77.5 million doses promised to Africa were given, or 57 million, according to UNICEF. Western countries are the most prompt to promise. In June , the G7 announced several hundreds of millions of doses which, for the largest part, still did not reach the continent.

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