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All the 47 countries in the WHO African region have received its Vaccine Readiness Assessment Tool that is intended for use by ministries of health.
With Germany’s current lockdown measures, the “dramatic exponential growth” of new COVID-19 infections had been stopped
In Tokyo, the epicenter of Japan’s outbreak, 481 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, with the capital’s cumulative total reaching 39,079
As of Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 2,026,841, as the death toll stood at 48,681, according to the Africa CDC.
Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen will each receive a share of $80m from United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund
England is currently under a month-long national lockdown until Oct. 2, the second of its kind since the coronavirus outbreak began in Britain
Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab urged people a day earlier to commit to COVID-19 lockdown measures while prioritizing people’s health over the economy.
The Egyptian Cancer Association For Supporting Cancer Patients “CanSurvive” has celebrated the end of the activities of the campaign “A Heroine’s Story”
Specialised programme focuses on exchange of scientific expertise among local, international thought leaders in organ transplantation field
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The plans being drawn up will be stop short of a full national lockdown as seen in the spring when Britons were told to “stay at home”, Sky News reported.
Egypt pledged further medical support for South Sudan to combat the Hepatitis C and B viruses, as well as COVID-19
Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed by one year for first time in Olympic history, a lot of work remains between now and the rescheduled summer of 2021
AU Commission’s healthcare agency said that 5 countries account for 70% of coronavirus cases in Africa, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and Ethiopia
Since authorities decided that wearing of masks is mandatory in public places, some residents of Guinea-Bissau capital Bissau refuse or neglect to abide
Government put Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in western Uganda under a lockdown, restricting movements and activities in the settlement
However, Australia’s coronavirus death toll has reached 600 as authorities in Victoria confirmed 18 new deaths on Saturday.
Africa CDC said southern Africa region is most affected area in terms of confirmed COVID-19 cases, followed by northern Africa and western Africa regions
Africa CDC, AU’s specialized healthcare agency, announced that Africa is working towards “trusted testing” for coronavirus to protect travel and borders
Africa CDC said that 10,256,000 tests have been conducted, most of them in 10 countries, South Africa, Morocco, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, Uganda and Mauritius
The two ministers inspected several medical centres South Sudan, including the Egyptian Kidney and Dialysis Center, and Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH).
For several days, daily confirmed cases in South Africa have hovered around 3,000, compared with about 10,000 a week ago.
Hardest-hit US state of California recorded 574,673 COVID-19 cases, followed by Florida 536,961 cases, Texas 510,144 cases and New York 422,003 cases.
As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases across Africa has surpassed 1.05 million as the death toll of COVID-19 pandemic rose to 23,582
From first week of July, the daily coronavirus infections and fatalities in Egypt started to gradually decline along with an increase in daily recoveries.
The Southern Africa region is the most affected area in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases, followed by Northern Africa and Western Africa regions
The Africa CDC report showed that the number of deaths related to COVID-19 rose from 21,617 on Thursday to 22,066 on Friday
South Africa is the highest affected African country in terms of positive cases, followed by Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria and Morocco
South African academic experts have established a pregnancy register to evaluate potential harm to pregnant women and their babies caused by COVID-19
White House has already been testing Trump and Vice President Pence regularly for coronavirus, as well as individuals who come in close contact with them