Cameroon vaccination campaign postponed

Cameroon: vaccination campaign postponed

Health authorities in Cameroon have postponed the rollout of the third Covid-19 vaccination campaign which had been scheduled to run from Wednesday until 31 October.

Dr Manaouda Malachie, the minister of public health has announced that the campaign will begin on 17 November and 400,000 doses of vaccines are expected to be administered.

Many Cameroonians are still reluctant to take up vaccinations, preferring to use traditional drugs.

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Last week the country’s teachers’ unions wrote to President Paul Biya threatening to strike if vaccination was to be made mandatory, BBC News reports.

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