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WHO Warns Coronavirus on the Rise in African Countries as Vaccinations Remain Lowest in World

HeadlineMar 29, 2021

The World Health Organization warns COVID-19 cases are on the rise in at least 12 African nations and that a “third wave” could overwhelm already vulnerable health systems. South Africa has suffered the greatest toll with over 52,000 deaths and over 1.5 million cases. Less than 1% of people living on the African continent have received a coronavirus vaccine.

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