Greater Health Services Needed for Africa's Displaced, WHO Says

The World Health Organization has called for greater access to COVID-19 detection, testing and care among vulnerable populations grappling with the impacts of protracted conflict and humanitarian emergencies across Africa. Crowded settings such as displacement camps can heighten the risk of COVID-19 transmission due to difficult access to clean water, leading to inadequate hygiene, and where physical distancing is almost impossible.

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The WHO has called for equitable access to future COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.

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