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The structure of the African society of caring for the elderly at home was also cited. [PHOTO | FILE]
Global Health experts: Africans have ‘pre-existing immunity’ to COVID-19

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Expertise in epidemic control, a young population and a possible effect of pre-existing immunity were cited as possible factors....

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Scientists grasping at straws to explain Africa’s low Covid-19 death rates after their failed grim predictions

By | 3 months ago

For months health experts warned that living conditions in poor, urban communities across Africa will contribute to rapid spread of Covid-19....

Authorities say when they went into the woman’s room, they found her and Ngetich naked in bed. [PHOTO | FILE]
Last ‘virus-free’ African country reports Covid-19 cases

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The country is recognised by the African Union as its 55th member state, although Morocco claims it is part of its territory....

The testing is part of an effort to understand how widespread the infection is on the continent. [PHOTO | FILE]
The 7 countries in Africa with no confirmed case of coronavirus so far

By | 8 months ago

With 47 countries in Africa confirming positive cases of coronavirus, seven nations are yet to record a single COVID-19 case. ...

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Death of Zimbabwe broadcaster, 30, from coronavirus a tragedy

By | 8 months ago

Makamba was diagnosed with coronavirus on Saturday but his condition deteriorated rapidly after he was taken to an isolation centre in Harare....

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Coronavirus cases in Tunisia rise to 89

By | 8 months ago

Some 60 cases are of people who came from abroad and most cases, 29, are in the capital Tunis, where 11 coronavirus patients are in hospital....

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Jack Ma coronavirus testing kits, face masks and suits arrive in Africa

By | 8 months ago

Jack Ma, who is the richest man in Asia, pledged 1.1 million testing kits, 6 million masks and 60,000 protective suits for Africa....

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WHO warns Africa to ‘prepare for the worst’ despite being least affected region

By | 9 months ago

Africa has been the least affected continent, but health experts warn that strained public health systems could become quickly overwhelmed....

South Africa now has 85 confirmed cases of COVID-19, highest in sub-Saharan Africa

By | 9 months ago

SA says all 100 South Africans who were repatriated from Wuhan in China have been tested and declared virus-free....

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Egypt records first coronavirus death in Africa

By | 9 months ago

Egypt's ministry of health announced that there were 45 new cases of coronavirus involving travellers who were in a cruise ship....

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