July 28, 2022
Key Changes and Insights Since Previous Report
China, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, and South Korea all made new pledges to the World Bank’s Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) for pandemic prevention and preparedness.
Africa CDC has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pfizer to make Paxlovid available to African countries.
Since the last data update, there has been an increase in the number of COVID-19 boosters administered per 100 people across all income groups globally.
Some encouraging improvements in vaccination coverage:
Ethiopia reports a daily vaccination rate of 0.53% of the population, up from 0.0% in the last update (28-day average).
Tanzania reports a daily vaccination rate of 0.21% of the population, up from 0.02% in the last update (28-day average).