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…

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…

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