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Women hit as Congo faces triple threat of coronavirus, Ebola and...

As the world races to stem the corona virus, Democratic Republic of Congo is racing to also stop the spread of measles and a...

Museveni: Uganda’s lockdown will ease, but facemasks will be required by...

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday said all citizens in the east Africa country will "soon" be required to wear face masks as the...

Coronavirus: Morocco’s economy to be affected as major events are cancelled

Morocco has so far recorded only two cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) but , authorities  are taking preventive measures to halt the spread of the...

Kenya announces 2 new COVID-19 cases, school closures, travel bans

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. Both were detected after close contacts of Kenya’s ‘patient...

Israeli research: Gaucher’s disease drug effective against COVID-19

  Israeli researchers have found that derivatives of two Gaucher's disease drugs are effective against coronavirus, the defense ministry said Tuesday. Gaucher's disease is caused by a...

Morocco halts all international passenger flights

Morocco’s foreign ministry says the country has suspended all international passenger flights to and from its territory. The measures are part of efforts to...

Coronavirus pandemic: Chinese doctors meet W.H.O. officials in Algeria

  Chinese doctors held face-to-face talks with officials from the World Health Organization in Algeria, to discuss the COVID-19 situation there. The Chinese medical team...

U.S. scientists confirm new strain of HIV

Scientists at U.S.-based Abbot Laboratories report they have confirmed a new strain of HIV for the first time in almost two decades. The new strain is a...

Poor nations may see higher coronavirus deaths, warns UN official

Governments and health systems in wealthy nations are struggling to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting the poorest countries may be hit far harder...

BREAKING: Sierra Leone confirms first case of COVID-19

Sierra Leone has become the latest African country to confirm the presence of COVID-19 in its territory, with the announcement of a verified case...
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