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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine tests stop after participant develops neurological issue

AstraZeneca Plc stopped giving shots of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after a person participating in one of the company’s studies got sick. The study participant in...

Moroccan-Chinese cooperation on inactivated COVID 19 vaccine

  by Hanane Thamik The State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi spoke by telephone with the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita...

African Union launches continental campaign to mitigate COVID-19 impact

The African Union (AU) Commission on Thursday launched a flagship campaign to intensify the continental fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic toward protecting African...

Botswana reinstates coronavirus lockdown in capital for two weeks

Botswana’s capital city Gaborone returned to a two-week lockdown from midnight on Thursday to stem the latest local coronavirus surge in the country, an...

Rwanda launches COVID-19 recovery program for cultural industry, artists

A multi-party program, named the Cultural and Creative Industry Recovery Plan, was launched on Friday in Rwanda to support enterprises in the cultural and...

Rwandan churches set to reopen but under strict COVID-19 guidelines

Rwanda will allow churches to reopen but with strict conditions meant to limit the spread of coronavirus. The decision came on Wednesday night following a...

South African restaurants, salons to reopen amid virus surge

South Africa will ease lockdown rules for a third time since imposing them in March and allow a range of businesses including eat-in restaurants,...

China-based medical team helps African countries fight COVID-19

by Professor Yimin Zhu Editor's note: The China Anti-Covid-19 Medical Expert Team to Zimbabwe and Equatorial Guinea is organized by the people’s government of Hunan...

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases climb to 149

Zimbabwe reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday to bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 149, the Ministry...

W.H.O. admits shortcomings, welcomes review of COVID-19 response

The World Health Organization said it would launch an independent review of its response to the coronavirus pandemic. A resolution tabled by the European Union...
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