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WHO warns African countries against easing Covid restrictions

WHO warns African countries against easing Covid restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO), has warned African countries leaders against easing restrictions against the coronavirus pandemic. The WHO is concerned as most African countries are rolling back Covid-19 surveillance and quarantine measures. It says this is especially “worrisome in a continent that still has the lowest rates of vaccination …

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WHO urges countries to take ‘rational’ measures against Omicron risk

WHO urges countries to take ‘rational’ measures against Omicron risk

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, voiced concern on Tuesday that some states are introducing blanket measures aimed at the Omicron coronavirus variant that he said were “not evidence-based or effective on their own”. Dr Tedros said these were penalising southern African countries that reported …

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The Gates Foundation to provide $ 4 million for syringe manufacturing in Africa

syringe manufacturing

The Gates Foundation will offer $4 million to address the looming shortage of syringes for Covid-19 vaccination in Africa. This comes amid warning from the World Health Organization (WHO) that the shortage of crucial commodities such as syringes was slowing the rollout of Covid-19 vaccination campaign in the continent. Kenyan …

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