- KP Boateng has taken a swipe at some French doctors for suggesting that testing of COVID-19 vaccines should start in Africa
- Two French doctors were discussing the possibility of testing COVID-19 vaccines in Africa
- Boateng took to social media and wrote, "Don't use Africa as your toy, you idiots"
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Former Black Stars attacker, Kevin-Prince Boateng, has angrily replied doctors planning to test COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.
A report went viral after two French Doctors, Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht indicated that they wanted to test BCG vaccines used for the treatment of Tuberculosis as vaccines for the COVID-19 in Africa.
"Can we not try these studies just like in AIDS research, in Africa where there is no mask, treatment, intensive care, or prostitutes? Because they are more prone to getting sick, they are not protected”, Dr. Mira said in an interview on TV.
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Dr. Locht, who was in support of Dr. Mira's suggesting said: "You are right. We are already considering researching in Africa in parallel with this research”.
However, Boateng couldn't keep his cool after sighting the aforementioned report.
In a post on social media, the Besiktas forward Boateng wrote, "Don't use Africa as your toy, you idiots.”
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Meanwhile, Christian Atsu, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o Fils have all lashed out the doctors, saying Africa will not be used for the experiment of the treatment of a potential cure for the deadly coronavirus.
Some social media users have also expressed their disgust over the development with many calling on African leaders to protect its people from such conspiracies.
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