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Next Africa: Falling Behind in the Race For Covid-19 Vaccines

Thabisle Khlatshwayo receives her second shot at a vaccine trial facility for AstraZeneca in Soweto.

Thabisle Khlatshwayo receives her second shot at a vaccine trial facility for AstraZeneca in Soweto.

Photographer: Jerome Delay/AP

Welcome to Next Africa, a weekly newsletter of where the continent stands now — and where it's going next.

As countries around the world start to inoculate their populations from the coronavirus, Africa is being left behind.