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Deborah Bräutigam: China Likely To Partner With the WHO For C19 Vaccine Distribution in Africa

China is working closely with Ethiopia, Egypt, and likely other African countries to lay the groundwork to deliver millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the continent. With the new cold-chain air bridge that was announced last week between Shenzhen and Addis Ababa, it’s becoming more evident as to how the vaccines will make it from China to Africa.

However, it’s still not clear what will happen once the vaccines arrive on the continent and how’ll they’ll be distributed evenly to each country. Professor Deborah Bräutigam, director of the China-Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University, told the German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle on Monday that she thinks Beijing will turn to the World Health Organization for assistance:

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