IMF: 7 steps to speed up the COVID-19 vaccine effort in sub-Saharan Africa

Workers load a truck with 350,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines, redeployed from the Democratic Republic of Congo, at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana. May 7, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko - RC2UAN92R0DA

The growth of infections in sub-Saharan Africa is now the fastest in the world, with an explosive trajectory that is outpacing the record set in the second wave. Image: REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko - RC2UAN92R0DA

Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Abebe Aemro Selassie
Director, African Department, International Monetary Fund
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A perilous moment.
COVID-19 cases have been surging since march 2021. Image: IMF
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Three-speed vaccination
The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa is the slowest in the world. Image: IMF
250 million vaccines now.
Securing enough doses by September 2021 still remains a key challenge. Image: IMF
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