44 countries have COVID vaccination rates under 20% despite supply increase

March 31, 2022

COVID vaccine supply struggles are easing, but in 44 countries — most of them in Africa — less than 20% of the population is fully vaccinated. In 19, the rate is under 10%.

The big picture: Those countries “have doses now, and they know that there are more doses available,” says Seth Berkley, CEO of the Gavi vaccine alliance and point person for the global COVAX initiative. After a year of waiting for vaccine doses, the primary concern is now delivery.

Read more at Axios.

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