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WHO: Hepatitis patients at higher risk of coronavirus

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World Health Organization Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says people with hepatitis-related complications are at a higher risk of...
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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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WHO: 19 potential coronavirus vaccines currently in clinical trials

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville,...
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Burkina Faso resumes polio immunisation amidst coronavirus

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Amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging the world, Burkina Faso, on Monday, concluded the vaccination of 174,304 children, the World Health Organisation has said....
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WHO: Clinical trials underway to evaluate plasma of coronavirus recovered patients

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says, clinical trials are underway to evaluate the effectiveness of using plasma from the blood of recovered COVID-19 patients, to...
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WHO: South America a new coronavirus epicentre, Africa reaches 100,000 cases

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South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far...
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Coronavirus cases rise in Africa, Nigeria on top 3

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Africa increased from 46,500 to 49,000 in the past 24 hours. The...
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Africa records nearly 1, 000 coronavirus deaths, over 17, 000 infections

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Coronavirus is slowly gaining a foothold in Africa, a continent once perceived as one of the safest regions against the disease. In less than two...
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WHO: Africa now has over 10,000 coronavirus cases, 500 deaths from 52 out of 54 countries

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa says there are so far 10,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) with over 500 deaths reported...