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Ugandan parliament records 200 Covid cases in 3 weeks

More than 200 workers in the Ugandan parliament, who include MPs, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last three weeks. The news come amid fears that their drivers and relatives could be carrying a contagious variant of the virus that has killed more than 700 people in the country. Sources ...

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Coronavirus pandemic ‘a long way from over’: WHO

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says transmission is being driven by ‘complacency and inconsistency in public health measures’. Confusion and complacency in addressing COVID-19 mean the pandemic is a long way from over, but it can be brought under control in months with proven public health measures, the ...

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Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 4.2 mln: Africa CDC

The Number Of  new Covid cases confirmed on Wednesday was 1,412 in the last 24hrs and Recoveries new 389 recoveries in the same period.The test was carried out from a sample size of 9,219 samples.Sadly 6 patients succumbed from the Disease. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has ...

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US official warns of ‘impending doom’ amid rise in COVID cases

A top health official in the United States has warned of “impending doom” amid rising cases of COVID-19, even as the country continues to outpace expectations on vaccine distribution. During a news conference on Monday, Dr Rochelle Walensky, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said she was “going ...

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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 76% effective in new US trial analysis

New analysis from vaccine developer uses latest data and follows rebuke from US health officials. AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine was 76 percent effective at preventing symptomatic illness in a new analysis of its key trial in the United States – slightly lower than the level announced earlier this week ...

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