OYOGist.com has learned that the French medic who suggested that coronavirus vaccines trials should be tested on the African continent, has apologized for his racist comments.
Prof. Jean-Paul Mira, who is the head of resuscitation department , at Cochin hospital, and president of French intensive care society, made the comments while on a television programme. He suggested that trial vaccines should be carried out on Africans.
His comments was heavily criticized by notable Africans and activists. They labeled him a racist. Others criticized him for insinuating that Africans are guinea pigs.
The medic has however apologized for his statement. He apologized for any anger and hurt, that his unguided statement must have caused to anyone.