Africa Surpasses 100K COVID Cases; S Africa Leads

Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19, as the continent praised for its early response to the pandemic, now struggles with a dangerous resurgence and medical oxygen often runs desperately short.
The 54-nation continent of some 1.3 billion people has barely seen the arrival of large-scale supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, but a variant of the virus dominant in South Africa is already posing a challenge to vaccination efforts.