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UK Covid boosters outstripping first jabs in Africa per capita

Data shows extent of vaccine inequality between high and low-income countries

More people have received a Covid booster vaccination in the UK per head of population than are reported to have had their first shot in Africa, according to the latest available data.

By 26 October, 9.4% of the UK’s population had received a booster dose, compared with 8.5% of Africa’s population who had received their first dose, according to Our World in Data, with 5.6% fully vaccinated across the continent as of the same date.

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