Tag: vaccine

‘Health Silk Road’: China’s health diplomacy in Africa in post-COVID era

October 11, 2022

The controversial Beijing-funded African Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that is due to open in the next few months is just ... Read More

Ebola cases, fatalities rise in Uganda, as DR Congo declares end to latest outbreak

September 28, 2022

The 15th outbreak of Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) comes to an end as neighboring Uganda races to tackle a virus ... Read More

Uganda races to halt outbreak of Ebola, with seven cases, one death reported so far

September 23, 2022

Two days after announcing an outbreak of Ebola, Uganda has confirmed seven cases of the contagious disease, as authorities try to track down 43 contacts ... Read More

Plan for quality health care in Africa approved at top WTO meeting in Togo

August 29, 2022

African health ministers attending the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 72nd Regional Committee for Africa — a top annual health gathering in the region — in ... Read More

Fighting Malaria in Africa: WTO to roll out malaria vaccine despite Lack of Funding

July 22, 2022

As the World Health Organization (WTO) announces the next step in its distribution of the world’s first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, the ... Read More

Pfizer vaccine protects against 70% of severe Omicron cases, study finds

December 15, 2021

The vaccine of the American laboratory Pfizer is globally less effective against Omicron but protects at 70% against severe cases, according to a study presented ... Read More

Egypt mulls plans to produce local Covid-19 vaccine

December 15, 2021

Egypt is planning the production of a new Egyptian jab “EgyVax” in collaboration with private sector player Eva Pharma, the Supreme Council of Universities, and ... Read More

Covax wants to turn to other vaccines to be able to deliver the African continent

July 9, 2021

The third wave of Covid-19 in Africa has not yet reached its peak of infection, but already, this wave is worse than the previous one ... Read More

European Union does not recognize Covishield vaccine

June 24, 2021

Will Africans be able to travel to Europe this summer? For now, at least, most of them still cannot travel to France and most EU ... Read More

China grants Tunisia $14.2m to finance projects

April 7, 2021

China and Tunisia signed Tuesday inked a grant deal valued at around $14.2 million (TND40 million) earmarked for the financing of projects in the North ... Read More