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WHO Condemns Racist Suggestion by French Doctors to Test COVID-19 Vaccine in Africa

HeadlineApr 07, 2020

Two French doctors have provoked outrage after suggesting last week that a vaccine for the coronavirus could be tested in Africa. The World Health Organization’s Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus — who is from Ethiopia — called the comments racist and said, “Africa can’t and won’t be a testing ground for any vaccine.”

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