SANTE | HEALTH

03-Apr-2020 to 23:37

Mozambique: Considering chloroquine to tackle COVID-19

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Health ministry is mulling the possibility of using chloroquine to treat severe cases of coronavirus.

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03-Apr-2020 to 18:09

Nigeria directs 36 States to provide facilities to tackle COVID-19

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed all the 36 States to provide at least 300-bed space facilities in preparation for a possible upsurge of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), a pandemic that has hit more than 190 people.

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02-Apr-2020 to 18:18

Malawi confirms first cases of Covid-19

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has confirmed three cases of coronavirus being the first cases since the outbreak.

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01-Apr-2020 to 11:52

More organizations donate to Ghana's COVID-19 Fund to combat the virus

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Coronavirus pandemic fund set up by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to fight the deadly disease in Ghana has been attracting donations from banks and other organisations.

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01-Apr-2020 to 01:20

S/Africa: Ramaphosa mourns latest coronavirus deaths

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to relatives of the latest three fatalities of the coronavirus-- all of them pensioners - who died on Tuesday in the country.

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31-Mar-2020 to 20:55

Malawi declares Thursday as national day of prayers against COVID-19

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian President Peter Mutharika has dedicated Thursday as a national day of prayers against the threat of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

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31-Mar-2020 to 20:36

Covid-19: Marseille’s ex-president Diouf dies in Dakar

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ngagne Diouf — The former president of Olympique de Marseille soccer club Pape Diouf died Tuesday evening in Dakar after contracting the coronavirus.

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