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The New York Times

Africa is behind vaccination rates. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 01 December 2021, 1703 UTC. Content provided by email subscription to "The New York Times." Source: Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts View in browser | Continue reading the main story December 1, 2021 By  David Leonhardt Good morning. We look at why Africa is so far behind in vaccination rates. A Johannesburg vaccine clinic. Joao Silva/The New York Times A common thread Last week, just days before scientists discovered the Omicron variant, South Africa’s government asked Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer not to make some planned deliveries of their Covid-19 vaccines. The country already had more doses in storage than it could use — about 16 million, in a country of 60 million people — and officials wer