SANTE | HEALTH

11-Feb-2021 to 13:24

Covid-19: S/Africa state of disaster extended to March

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s national state of disaster has been extended to 15 March due to the current surge of the coronavirus pandemic now driven by a mutant variant which is fast-spreading across the country, Cabinet announced on Thursday.

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08-Feb-2021 to 14:05

S/Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccines rollout

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced the temporary suspension of its one million Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines rollout until further notice due the doses being less effective against the mutated variant of the coronavirus

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07-Feb-2021 to 08:57

WHO announces dengue fever outbreak in eastern Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday announced the outbreak of dengue fever in the Somali Region of eastern Ethiopia.

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28-Jan-2021 to 18:32

Senegal to “consolidate” pharmaceutical industry

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The President of Senegal, Macky Sall wants to establish a sovereign national pharmaceutical industry.

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27-Jan-2021 to 11:49

Morocco calls for expert platform to fight epidemics in Africa

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco has called for a platform of African experts to fight epidemics in Africa.

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15-Jan-2021 to 09:28

Covid-19: Gambia confirms two cases of UK variant

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Two cases of a new variant of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom have been confirmed in The Gambia by the country's Health minister, APA can report on Friday.

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