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Rwanda locks down capital as Covid cases surge

Kigali - Rwanda will put the capital Kigali and eight other districts across the country under lockdown from Saturday to rein in surging coronavirus...

RAMAPHOSA TO SOUTH AFRICANS: ‘Together, we will defeat those who seek...

Over the past few days and nights, there have been acts of public violence of a kind rarely seen in the history of South...

COVID-19: Israel launches third vaccine jab for most vulnerable

Tel Aviv - Israel on Monday began administering a third shot of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to patients with compromised immune systems, as cases...

Delta Variant puts brakes on return to post-Covid normality

Nations across the globe hit new pandemic highs and re-imposed Covid-19 restrictions on Saturday as the highly contagious Delta variant forced governments to put...

Pfizer to seek US authorisation for third Covid-19 vaccine dose

Pfizer Inc plans to ask U.S. regulators to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine within the next month, the drugmaker’s top scientist...

‘Learn to live with’ the virus Boris Johnson tells Britons

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday unveil a plan to lift coronavirus restrictions from July 19, while urging the population...

Pope Francis to undergo colon operation: Vatican

Vatican City - Pope Francis, 84, was to undergo surgery Sunday in Rome for an inflamed large colon, a Vatican statement said. The pontiff was...

WHO declares China malaria-free, ending 70-year effort to stamp out the...

China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday by the World Health Organization, following a 70-year effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease. The country reported 30...

Could your face mask detect Covid?

Tiny sensors incorporated into wearable fabrics like masks and jackets could provide instant information on exposure to disease-causing pathogens such as the coronavirus, according...

COVIDEX approved for viral infections treatment in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda - The National Drug Authority (NDA) has approved the use of COVIDEX, a local herbal, as a supporting treatment for viral infections, including...
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