Vaccine hesitancy is a global health threat, and health teams in Sub-Saharan Africa are doing everything they can to boost COVID-19 vaccine confidence.
This is the third episode in a special Africa Science Focus series investigating coronavirus vaccine hesitancy. In previous episodes, we heard how COVID-19 cases and deaths had increased across Sub-Saharan Africa, and how myths and misinformation spread among communities.
In this episode, reporter Brook Abdu brings you vaccine science from the continent. Phionah Atuhebwe from the World Health Organization, Vicky Baillie from the University of the Witwatersrand and Moses Alobo from the African Academy of Sciences tell us when vaccination programmes will begin in Africa, and urge people should not be afraid to receive them.
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Africa Science Focus, with Selly Amutabi.