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COVID vaccines

Africa's vaccination push hampered by India export curbs

China presses vaccine diplomacy as slow supplies stymie continent's recovery

A frontline worker receives a shot of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Machakos, Kenya. India's export restrictions have dealt a major blow to vaccination efforts in Africa.    © AP

CAIRO -- India's export restrictions on coronavirus vaccines have complicated vaccination efforts in Africa, where many countries had relied on Indian-made shots distributed by a WHO-backed network for access.

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