Drogba slams racist COVID-19 comments

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Football legends Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o have slammed comments made by two French doctors that COVID-19 vaccines should be tested on Africans first.

Drogba labelled the suggestion as taking 'African people as human guinea pigs,' and made it clear of his opinion that 'Africa isn't a testing lab'.

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Cameroon all-time record goals-scorer Samuel Eto'o called the doctors "murderers".

The video from French TV channel LCI featuring Dr Jean-Paul Mira and Dr Camille Locht has since gone viral on social media since being aired on Monday.

If I can be provocative, shouldn't we be doing this study in Africa, where there are no masks, no treatments, no resuscitation?

A bit like it is done elsewhere for some studies on AIDS.

In prostitutes, we try things because we know that they are highly exposed and that they do not protect themselves.

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