Vaccine Nationalism Will Prolong the Pandemic

A Global Problem Calls for Collective Action By Thomas J. Bollyky and Chad P. Bown December 29, 2020 The first human clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine in Soweto, South Africa, June 2020 Siphiwe…


COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 65.2 million

The coronavirus outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus has resulted in more than 65.2 million infections and more than 1.5 million deaths. SARS-CoV-2 infection causes a respiratory illness called COVID-19.…

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mulugeta Ayene/AP/Shutterstock (10587251c) Volunteer provides hand sanitizer to passengers entering a bus as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia . For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough and the vast majority recover in 2-6 weeks but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health issues, the virus that causes COVID-19 can result in more severe illness, including pneumonia Virus Outbreak, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 18 Mar 2020

Tackling the impacts of COVID-19 is imperative to Ethiopia’s journey to prosperity

OUSMANE DIONE OCTOBER 29, 2020 The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has reshaped the global economy and daily lives of people across the entire world. The World Bank’s most recent Poverty and Shared Prosperity…


Trump Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

New York Times October 2, 2020The president’s result came after he spent months playing down the severity of the outbreak that has killed more than 207,000 in the United States and hours…

An Ethiopian health worker stands at a coronavirus testing station in Addis Ababa [Giulia Paravicini/Reuters]

Ethiopia has opened a facility to produce kits to test for the coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With increasing cases of COVID-19, Ethiopia has opened a facility to produce kits to test for the coronavirus and says its researchers are working to develop and…