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AfDB Group supports Ghana’s coronavirus response plan with $69 million grant

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19...
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WHO: Over 10,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health...
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Ghana says 2 000 health workers infected by virus

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Over 2 000 health workers in Ghana have contracted coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic in the West African nation, authorities have said. “The...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves coronavirus patients stranded

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Doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone went on strike on Thursday over unpaid bonuses, leaving patients in some of the main treatment centres without...
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Ruby Princess held party two days before Sydney docking

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Sick Ruby guest ‘collapsed’ at Sydney Airport: Inquiry NSW Health used old protocols to clear Ruby Princess: Inquiry The Ruby Princess held a large St...
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Health workers across Africa struggle in coronavirus ‘war zone’

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Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the...
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South Africa begins coronavirus trial of tuberculosis vaccine

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Hundreds of South African health workers were given a century-old tuberculosis vaccine on Monday in a trial to see whether the venerable formula can protect...
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Tunisian doctors deploy robots to reduce contact with coronavirus patients

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Health workers have deployed a robot in a Tunisian hospital caring for coronavirus victims to limit contact between staff and infected patients, in a first...