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Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 hits 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world...

Nigerian health workers agree to suspend strike

Nigerian health workers have suspended a week-long strike over pay, COVID-19 bonuses and inadequate facilities, unions officials said Monday. The labour action was the latest...

128 new COVID-19 infections confirmed in Egypt

Egypt registered on Saturday night 128 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 101,900, said its Health Ministry. In a statement,...

Morocco reports 2,552 new COVID-19 cases, 40 more deaths

Morocco on Saturday reported 2,552 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 99,816. The death toll rose by 40...

PHOTOS: COVID-19 fight in Malawi threatened by people ignoring preventive measures

For the past few days, Malawi has been registering few new cases of COVID-19 and deaths, somehow, the development has caused negligence in observing...

Roundup: COVID-19 death toll surpasses 33,400 in Africa

The COVID-19 related death toll in Africa reached 33,403, the Africa CDC said on Friday. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a...

Morocco reports record-breaking daily COVID-19 cases, as total nears 100,000

Morocco on Friday reported 2,760 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest single-day increase so far, taking the number of infections in the country since March...

Potential Ebola spread in DR Congo and beyond: WHO warns

Ebola is spreading in a western province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), raising fears that the disease could reach the neighbouring...

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...

W.H.O. : Sleeping sickness no longer a ‘public health problem’ in...

The West African nation of Togo has eliminated human African trypanosomiasis or “sleeping sickness” as a public health problem, becoming the first in the...
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