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Malawi President Calls for United Front Against COVID-19

Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera is calling for collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus, which has so far infected nearly 6,000 Malawians and killed over…

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DRC, Congo Face Risk of Ebola Spreading Across Border

The World Health Organization is raising the prospect that the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Equateur province could spread across…

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Record Flooding Kills 100 in Sudan

Sudanese authorities have declared a three-month state of emergency after record flooding left over a hundred people dead and tens of thousands homeless. Floodwaters are…

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Climate Change May Shift Risks of Mosquito-borne Diseases

More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New research says it’s all…

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In Somalia, COVID-19 Fears Prevent Maternal Healthcare, Child Vaccines

Somali health authorities say the number of maternal checkups and childhood vaccinations have plunged during the pandemic as many people fear catching COVID-19 at clinics and hospitals.  Healthcare workers worry the lack of medical care for pregnant women and…

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India Reports Record Number of New COVID Infections

India’s Health Ministry reported Sunday that it had recorded 90,632 new COVID-19 infections in the previous 24-hour period, setting a world record for a one-day tally of new cases.India has a total of 4,113,811 COVID cases, according to Johns Hopkins U…

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Former Mali President Admitted to Medical Clinic

Former Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is receiving treatment at a private medical clinic in the capital, Bamako. Media reports say Keita was admitted to…

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Ethiopia Demands Explanation on US Aid Cut

Ethiopian officials are demanding an explanation from the U.S. after it announced this week it would cut millions of dollars in aid after Ethiopia’s decision…

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