Coronavirus: Vaccine Should Be Tested In Africa First - French Doctor; Eto Drogba React
On the quest to have a sustainable vaccine that will cure the novel coronavirus which has led many scientists to go deeper in their research in order to save humanity from the imminent catastrophe from the virus.
There were comments that came during a debate on the French TV channel LCI where Camille Locht, head of research at the Inserm health research group, had mentioned conducting a trial of the BCG vaccine in Europe and Australia.
However Jean Paul Mira, who is the head of intensive care at Cochin hospital in Paris “shouldn’t we be doing this study in Africa, where there are no masks, no treatments, no resuscitation?”
“A bit like as it is done elsewhere for some studies on AIDS,” the doctor added, according to the report.“In prostitutes, we try things because we know that they are highly exposed and that they do not protect themselves.”
Though, Mira had earlier suggested that the study might not work as planned on health care workers in Europe and Australia, because they have access to personal protective equipment, guarding them from the contagion.“You are right,” Locht responded.However, Two prominent former soccer players in Africa have now blasted the doctors for their comments that ridicule Africa“It is totally inconceivable we keep on cautioning this,” Didier Drogba tweeted. “Africa isn’t a testing lab. I would like to vividly denounce those demeaning, false and most of all deeply racist words.”“Africa is not your playing ground,” Samuel Eto’o wrote on Instagram.
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