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The first COVAX vaccines have been delivered to Africa. Here's why it matters

The shipment provides the first of the 1.8 billion vaccine doses destined for developing countries in 2021. Image: REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

Christian Akorlie

Reporter, Reuters

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A pack of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccines is seen as the country receives its first batch of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines under COVAX scheme, at the international airtport of Accra, Ghana February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko - RC2YYL9TQP7Y
COVAX is an international initiative that aims to provide equitable vaccine access to poorer countries. Image: REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko
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