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When Africans asked for COVID shots, they didn’t get them. Now they don’t want them

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By Edward McAllister and Cooper Inveen DAKAR/ACCRA (Reuters) – It’s noisy inside the Mamprobi clinic in Accra as kids clamber over their mothers while they wait to get their measles vaccines. Outside, an area reserved for COVID-19 shots is empty. A health worker leans back in his chair and scrolls on a tablet. One woman, waiting to get her daughter inoculated, is fully aware of the dangers of measles: the high fever, the rash, the risk to eyesight. But COVID-19? She has never heard of a single case. The perception that COVID-19 doesn’t pose a significant threat is common in Ghana’s capital and…

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