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Vaccine demand spirals as third wave hits home

Delta variant has reached 26 countries with case fatality rates among the world's highest

As the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across Africa, the continent has become the most vulnerable region hit by the more transmissible Delta variant of the disease d...

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Pandemic's third wave batters health services

The UN system, IMF and World Bank sound new warning on deadly failures over vaccine deliveries to developing countries

Almost a month after the Group of 7 summit, where the world's richest economies promised to deliver a billion vaccines to developing countries by early next year, there is a seriou...

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Fatigue may be fatal

Africa's health ministers watch with alarm the disastrous fatality rate as the second wave of the virus rips across India

The Covid-19 experience in Africa has been something of a rollercoaster ride. Early predictions were calamitous, then it seemed to pass ominously mildly (unless you were in South A...


Flying flu

The next six weeks are crucial in Africa for the much-feared spread of avian influenza, which may be carried by birds migrating from affected countries in central Asia and Europe. ...


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