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Africa’s 4th Covid Wave Flattening: WHO

Addis Ababa: After a six-week surge, Africa's fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic driven primarily by the Omicron variant, is flattening, marking the shortest-lived surge to date in the continent where cumulative cases have now exceeded 10…

Africa’s Covid-19 Cases Exceed 9.25 Mn

Addis Ababa: The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 9,259,813 as of Wednesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU)…

Africa Declared Wild Poliovirus Free

New Delhi:  Africa has been declared free from wild poliovirus. The milestone comes four years after Nigeria - the last polio-endemic country in Africa - recorded its final case of wild poliovirus. "Rotary International and its partners…