Netizens React After UK Says Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Tested In Kenya
As human trials for Covid-19 vaccine begins in the United Kingdom (UK), more than 2.7 million people in the world have been confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus.
Yesterday, speaking on BBC, a UK Medical Correspondent for the BBC Fergus Walsh, reported in an interview that after the UK, trials will be done in Kenya.
Mr Walsh explains that the team in Oxford University that is working on the virus has an impeccable record in developing vaccines going back many years, in the same sentence he adds “…now if they don’t get the early quick result in he UK, they are considering a trial in Kenya, where the epidemic of coronavirus may be on the rise”. he said
Kenyans tooks to social media in the better part of Friday condemning the suggestion.
While Coronavirus numbers in Kenya and the UK in terms on those infected with the virus is miles apart, many opined that this sugestions was a colonial gimmick