Sunday, February 28, 2021

Covid-19: African nations still encouraged to use AstraZeneca vaccine despite questions...

Addis Ababa - Most African countries should still roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine despite questions over its use against a variant that emerged in...

Weight loss drug Semaglutide a ‘game changer’ in cutting obesity: study

Scientists on Thursday described a drug which hijacks the body's appetite system as a potential "game changer" in treating obesity after research showed it...

DR Congo announces ‘resurgence’ of Ebola

DR Congo on Sunday announced a "resurgence" of Ebola in its troubled east after a woman died of the disease, just three months after...

Europol warns travellers over fake Covid-19 vaccine certificates

The EU's police agency on Monday warned travellers to watch for organised crime gangs selling fake Covid-negative certificates at airports, sometimes for as much...

TANZANIA: President Magufuli warns against ‘foreign’ Covid-19 vaccinations

Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli on Wednesday warned the country's Health ministry against rushing to embrace Covid-19 vaccinations that were being promoted by foreign...

Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus ‘travel pass’

Dubai - Emirates and Etihad, two of the Middle East's biggest airlines, said Tuesday they would be among the first companies to test an...

UK’s Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England amid surge...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new version of...

Larry King hospitalized with Covid-19: report

Washington - Veteran talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with Covid-19, US media reported Saturday. Citing a "source close to the family," CNN...

COVID-19: South Africa logs million virus cases as pandemic surges worldwide

Johannesburg - South Africa logged its millionth case of Covid-19 and South Korea on Monday became the latest country to detect the new coronavirus...

Mulago hospital loses half of COVID-19 patients admitted in ICU

Kampala, Uganda | AFRICATEMBELEA | At least 50 percent of all the COVID-19 patients admitted at Mulago Hospital’s intensive care unit-ICU succumb to the...
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