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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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Novavax begins mid-stage study of coronavirus vaccine in South Africa

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U.S. drug developer Novavax Inc said on Monday that it is starting a mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa, as the...
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Kenya crosses 20,000 mark with 723 more coronavirus infections

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The number of coronavirus cases in Kenya surpassed 20,000 on Friday, with the recording of 723 more positive results following the testing of 8,679 samples....
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Kenya reports 440 more coronavirus infections, caseload now 17,975

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The Health ministry on Monday placed Kenya’s Covid-19 caseload at 17,975, saying 440 more people had tested positive for the disease. In a statement, Cabinet...
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Ghanaian president goes into isolation

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Ghana’s president has gone into self-isolation for two weeks as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for coronavirus, the government said, after one of his...
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Almost half of Africa’s coronavirus cases have fully recovered

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Almost half of Africa’s COVID-19 cases have recovered from the disease, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control (ACDC). Before now, there were fears...
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Ethiopian foreign minister calls for boosting China-Africa anti-COVID-19 solidarity

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The Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, on Friday called for boosting China-Africa solidarity in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press statement,...