Covid-19 roundup: Africa CDC to seek vaccine donation pause — report; New study suggests blood clots from AstraZeneca shot are very rare
The Africa CDC is reportedly seeking a pause in vaccine donations as logistical challenges and hesitancy begin to outstrip supply issues.
John Nkengasong, the agency’s director, told Politico on Tuesday that countries are better able to provide shots for their citizens. But concerns over getting shots into arms have mounted in recent weeks, and the continent’s CDC will ask for a donations pause until the third or fourth quarter this year.
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