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South Africa reels under omicron wave amid vaccine lag

Clip: 12/17/2021 | 6m 30s  | Video has closed captioning.

As the omicron variant sends a fourth wave of patients to hospitals across South Africa, leaders across the continent are pointing fingers at wealthy nations. Those countries, they say, could have helped prevent the latest variant had vaccines been distributed more equitably. And, as special correspondent Michael Baleke reports, related travel bans feel like punishment in many countries.

Aired: 12/17/21

Rating: NR

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