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DRC hit by second Ebola outbreak amid COVID-19 battle

2 June 2020, 12:48 PM

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say there’s been a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka.

WHO reports most coronavirus cases in a day, worried about poor countries

20 May 2020, 8:23 PM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has seen the most cases in the last 24 hours globally, since the coronavirus outbreak five months ago.

Public Health Systems in Africa under extreme pressure due to COVID-19

20 May 2020, 1:41 PM

Public Health Systems in Africa are under extreme pressure as governments reconfigure their health systems in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

World Health Assembly gives thumbs up to COVID-19 inquiry

19 May 2020, 5:14 PM

The World Health Assembly has adopted a resolution that would initiate a process of an impartial, independent evaluation of the World Health Organisation’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Desmond Tutu joins world leaders in call for children to be prioritised in the COVID-19 fight

18 May 2020, 9:24 PM

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has joined 87 other Nobel Peace Laureates and world leaders to call on governments around the world to prioritise children in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic – or risk losing an entire generation.



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