COVID-19

The Health Minister of South Africa, Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that the country has signed a deal to procure 20 million doses of Pfizer vaccines to aid the country's efforts against the pandemic. The Minister in his address disclosed also that payment processes are underway to close the deal...
The Deputy General Director of Mozambique's National Health Institute (INS), Eduardo Samo Gudo, has announced the decision of the government of Mozambique to keep in force all the restrictive measures imposed to halt the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease which is now in its third wave. Speaking on Tuesday,...
As we mark one year since the global COVID-19 pandemic hit Africa, all eyes are on countries' ability to secure, import and distribute the vaccines that have been proven effective in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The pandemic has highlighted the glaring gap between the developed and developing world....
With Africa stepping up in its efforts against Coronavirus through widespread vaccination, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has duly recognized and commended the continent for the notable progress made so far in vaccinating its citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a virtual press conference held at the behest of...
The Egyptian Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, has extended a message of goodwill and praise for the Chinese coronavirus vaccine Sinopharm after the country recently received a 300,000-dose shipment of the substance as a donation from China. Speaking to reporters in Egypt, Zayed disclosed that Egypt is working with the...