Fri, Aug 06, 2021

African-Countries News
  • Vaccine hesitancy slows Africa's COVID-19 inoculation drive Vaccine hesitancy slows Africa's COVID-19 inoculation drive

    When Edith Serem received her COVID-19 vaccination last month at a hospital in Nairobi where she works as a doctor, nurses jokingly warned she might start speaking in a foreign language.

  • Johnson and Johnson to give Africa 400M vaccines Johnson and Johnson to give Africa 400M vaccines

    Johnson & Johnson says it's agreed to provide up to 400 million doses of its one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to African countries, starting this summer.

  • Robust measures urged to curb temperature rise in Africa Robust measures urged to curb temperature rise in Africa

    A Kenyan scholar has urged African countries to put solid measures in place to curb rise in temperatures, saying the continent could suffer water stress due to overheating.

  • Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.91 mn Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.91 mn

    The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 3,914,044, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

  • UN helps deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Africa UN helps deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Africa

    The United Nations has delivered million of doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Africa through COVAX, the global tool to procure and deliver vaccines for low- and middle-income countries, said a spokesman.

  • Ebola infects 28 people, kills 11 in Guinea, DRC Ebola infects 28 people, kills 11 in Guinea, DRC

    The African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 28 Ebola virus cases and 11 deaths so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.