African countries take delivery of latest COVAX vaccine shipment

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Health workers in Ivory Coast will be the first to receive doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine as part of the International Kovacs scheme targeting some of the world's poorest countries. Neighboring Ghana is due to start his Kovacs vaccination program on Tuesday. Namie grimly reports Cave axes the biggest vaccine procurement plan in human history. It's struggled in the international scramble for vaccines and his face criticism for being too slow to start its rollout. Some countries have looked elsewhere in the interim to boost supplies through bilateral deals. The World Health Organization described the rollout as an important first step towards achieving vaccine equity. But it added it was still only the beginning.

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