World Health Organisation
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Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expressed disappointment at the news of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca which appears to provide no measurable effect on mild or moderate disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 variant.
A substantial proportion of people may refuse or delay taking a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine hesitancy is a severe threat to global health, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).