The trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFPThe trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
The trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Africa ‘at risk of being pushed to the back of the line’ in vaccine development

  • Lack of clinical trials on continent is ‘concerning’ and it needs to act now to play a role in shaping global agenda, Africa CDC director says
  • Oxford candidate is being given to participants in South Africa this week in the region’s first trial
Topic |   Coronavirus Africa
The trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFPThe trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
The trial vaccine is given to one of the first participants in Soweto, South Africa on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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