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Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

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Mohamed Fathi, an Egyptian man who has recovered from Covid-19, winced as he watched tubes running down his arm to donate blood plasma, but insisted:...
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Facebook blocks terminally ill Frenchman from streaming his death

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Facebook said Saturday it would block the livestream of a Frenchman suffering from an incurable condition who wanted to broadcast his death on the social...
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Kenyan public hospitals to charge coronavirus patients for protective gear

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Kenyan public hospitals have started charging Covid-19 patients for protective gear used by health workers treating them, after the government reneged on its promise to...
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Kenya reports over 1,000 coronavirus recoveries as cases reach 26,436

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Kenya’s coronavirus cases jumped by 599 on Sunday to reach 26,436, following the testing of 4,420 samples in 24 hours. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe,...
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Kenya turns to retired ICU health workers as coronavirus deaths rise to 285

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With the number of Covid-19 deaths reaching 285 on Monday, the country looked to retired intensive care health workers for the support of those in...
African News Health

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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Kenya coronavirus cases rise to 16,268 after 667 more contract virus

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Six hundred and sixty seven more people in Kenya have been found to have the coronavirus, following the testing of 5,075 samples. This raised the...
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Two coronavirus vaccines proven safe for human – research

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Two coronavirus vaccine have proven safe for humans and produced strong immune reactions among patients involved in separate clinical trials, doctors said Monday. The first...
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Angola maintains restrictions on Luanda after more coronavirus infections

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Angolan authorities on Wednesday maintained restrictions imposed on the capital, Luanda, after two more people with no travel history tested positive for Covid-19. Among the...
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World Bank gives Kenya $43 million more for fight against coronavirus

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The World Bank has released a second tranche of Sh4.6 billion ($43 million) for counties to use in strengthening devolution as they race against time...