World Bank raised an emergency COVID-19 vaccine fund for 30 African Countries

World Bank on Tuesday raised an emergency COVID-19 vaccine fund to help start the mass vaccination campaign for the vulnerable groups in at least 30 African countries. The efforts were initiated after the African continent hit the grim milestone of 3.9 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and close to 104,000 fatalities with no access to the immunization. The financially challenged African nations have been relying on World Health Organization (WHO’s) vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX and on March 2, the World Bank announced that it has prepared funding for African countries

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