Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

COVID-19 has killed more people in Africa than Ebola – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said COVID-19 has killed more people in Africa than Ebola. The number of people who died of coronavirus in Africa in less than five months, have surpassed the 11,308 deaths caused by Ebola between 2014 and 2016. WHO’s Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, on Wednesday confirmed that COVID-19 cases in Africa had surpassed 500,000, even as a total of 11,959 persons died of the virus within five months. “Cases have become more than double in 22 countries in the region over the…

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Asia Covid19 

China coronavirus cases in Beijing keep climbing today with more areas locked down amid fear of COVID-19 second wave

Officials in China’s capital city reported 36 new, locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The update brought the total number of new cases to 79 since last Thursday, when the disease reappeared after almost two coronavirus-free months in Beijing. The cluster is now the biggest the capital has had to deal with since February. The sudden resurgence of the virus is linked to the Xinfadi market, the biggest wholesale food market in Asia, and it has prompted city officials to lock down the market and several neighborhoods around it…

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Covid19 Europe 

Russia backing antiviral drug Avifavir for Covid-19 fight good news for India

Russia’s approval of the antiviral drug Avifavir to treat Covid-19 is good news for India as it is based on an influenza medication already in advanced clinical trials here, say scientists. Avifavir, described by its developers in Russia as perhaps the most promising anti Covid-19 drug in the world, is derived from Favipiravir. Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced last week that Favipiravir is under phase 3 clinical trials – the penultimate stage in drug testing in India. Stating that Avifavir has shown high efficacy in treating patients with coronavirus during clinical…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Doctor explores COVID-19 preparedness in Ghana

A monster is on the loose. An illness called COVID-19. Wall Street has eyes on the beast and its prospective to turn a bull market into a bearish market. Like a beast with a fire-lit tail, it is going from country to country lighting up fires that devour human lives. The smoke of symptoms of contaminated clients is the first clue about its existence. By the time firefighters get there to quench the fire, there are 4 or five other fires. It is off to the next country. Worldwide it…

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