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S. Africa to administer Dexamethasone drug in COVID-19 treatment

  Early this week the United Kingdom announced the breakthrough research of the recovery trial  from Oxford University in Britain with regards to the treatment of...

Tanzania confirms two new COVID-19 cases, raising total to six

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by Tanzania’s health ministry, bringing the total number of acknowledged cases in the country to six....

W.H.O. says coronavirus may never go away

The World Health Organization warns that the new coronavirus may never go away and populations around the world will have to learn to live...

17 dead following confirmed outbreak of Ebola in DR-Congo

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of...

Angola’s ailing health system has a new illness to deal with:...

Just as it seemed the Zika virus was under control around the world, Angolan health officials confirmed on Jan. 9 the country’s first two...

Zambia reports 14 new COVID-19 cases

Zambia on Friday reported 14 new COVID-19 cases after tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya said the 28 patients...

First COVID-19 Vaccine trial in Africa to include HIV patients

South Africa will begin a coronavirus vaccine trial on Wednesday, the first such test on the continent, with its 2,000 volunteers planned to include...

South Africa’s tourism sector hit hard by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging South Africa since March 5, with the tourism sector being among the hardest hit. For several days, the tourism...

Uganda investigating suspected fake Hepatitis B vaccines in supply

Ugandan authorities say they have found fake Hepatitis B vaccines at some health facilities, including in the capital, Kampala. A statement from the Ministry of...

Mauritius bans visitors from South Korea, Italy over COVID-19 fears

In response to the widening coronavirus outbreak, Mauritius enacted a ban denying entry to anyone who has been in South Korea or the three...
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