SANTE | HEALTH

28-Sep-2020 to 17:24

Covid-19: Kenyan leader extends nighttime curfew

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced the extension by another 60 days a nationwide curfew in a bid to stem the tide of the coronavirus outbreak in Kenya.

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28-Sep-2020 to 16:48

Uganda begins Covid vaccine trials in November

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Human trials of a coronavirus vaccine still under research in Uganda are being slated to begin in November, senior health officials in Kampala have confirmed.

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28-Sep-2020 to 16:22

Rwanda regulator recalls Unibrol antibiotics

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has temporarily recalled two batches of Unibrol (Aminosidine Sulphate USP 250mg) after the discovery of anomalies in consignments of the drug, a senior official confirmed on Monday.

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27-Sep-2020 to 09:31

Rwanda opts for gradual reopening of schools

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has opted for a gradual reopening of schools which were closed six months ago following an outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in the country, APA can report on Sunday.

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04-Sep-2020 to 16:06

Rwanda introduces fines for not wearing face mask in public

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Health officials have introduced a series of fines ranging from $2 to $200 for anyone found in breach of public health rules, including the non-wearing of face masks, APA can report on Friday.

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31-Aug-2020 to 16:37

Rwanda sees second-highest daily COVID-19 cases

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda on Sunday said it registered 177 new COVID-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, its second-highest one-day increase since the outbreak of the viral disease in March this year.

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26-Aug-2020 to 11:12

Liberian VP beats Covid-19 infection

APA-Monrovia (Lberia) — Liberian Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor has reportedly recovered from coronavirus infection two weeks after contracting the respiratory disease, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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