SANTE | HEALTH

02-Mar-2021 to 11:55

S/Africa Covid fatalities top 50,000

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Over 50,000 South Africans have now died from the coronavirus pandemic, a milestone in the death toll since the disease broke out in March 2020 in the country, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday.

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26-Feb-2021 to 20:14

Cote d’Ivoire receives 504,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire on Friday received 504,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and will start a free and voluntary inoculation campaign on March 1, 2021.

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18-Feb-2021 to 17:00

Ebola: WHO declares six countries on “urgent alert”

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — After the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Guinea, six countries are on “urgent alert.”

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17-Feb-2021 to 12:45

WHO places six countries under Ebola alert

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — After outbreaks of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea, six countries have been placed under “urgent alert.”

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16-Feb-2021 to 15:19

Ebola: Liberia on alert as outbreak hits Guinea border

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia is on a heightened state of alert after Ebola cases were confirmed near its northeastern border with neighbouring Guinea, APA has learnt on Tuesday.

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15-Feb-2021 to 22:07

Covid-19: Algeria reopens mosques, hotels

APA-Algiers (Algeria) — Algeria is witnessing a downward spiral in cases of Covid-19 infections and has announced easing restrictions meant to contain the pandemic.

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12-Feb-2021 to 19:49

Covid-19 vaccine: Cape Verde gets $5m from World Bank

APA-Praia (Cabo Verde) — The World Bank has approved an additional $5 million in funding for Cape Verde to ensure affordable and equitable access to vaccines against Covid-19.

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