Two French doctors, Jean Paul Mira, Head of Resuscitation department at Cochin hospital and Camille Locht, researcher director at Interem proposed testing a potential COVID19 vaccine in Africa.
This sparked many outrageous comments, prompting celebrities and others to respond.
It is totally inconceivable we keep on cautioning this.— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) April 2, 2020
Africa isn’t a testing lab.
I would like to vividly denounce those demeaning, false and most of all deeply racists words.
Helps us save Africa with the current ongoing Covid 19 and flatten the curve. pic.twitter.com/41GIpXaIYv
"Africa is not a laboratory". – Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o have both rebuked two racist French Professors, French Professors, Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht who said Africans should be used as guinea pigs for the yet-to-be-approved coronavirus vaccine on French TV. pic.twitter.com/WKJBOiFk3E— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) April 3, 2020