Update: Ebola infects 14 people, kills 9 in Guinea, DRC – Africa CDC

and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 14 Ebola virus cases and nine deaths so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the 55-member African Union, reported a fatality rate of 64.3 percent in the two countries. Since the last report, one new confirmed case, two new deaths and no new recoveries have been reported in the DRC, the Africa CDC said, adding that three new suspected cases were reported in N’zerekore, Guinea. The…

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Covid-19: At least 4 African countries are ‘uninterested’ in coronavirus vaccines

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 23 (NNN-AGENCIES) — A number of African countries have either openly rejected vaccines amid spread of the coronavirus pandemic while one has yet to make a pronouncement on whether or not it is interested. Two of these countries are in the East African Community – they are Burundi and Tanzania. The regional bloc is expected to receive some 39 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the African Union, which has secured a deal to procure 270 million doses for all member states. The 270 million doses…

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Guinea Receives Ebola Vaccine, Neighbors Prepare

BAMAKO – West African countries are taking steps to prevent a regional outbreak of Ebola after the deadly virus killed at least five people in Guinea. As Guinea launched an Ebola vaccination drive Tuesday, after an outbreak in the West African nation’s southern Nzérékoré region, its neighbors were also preparing. The last Ebola outbreak in 2013 also started in Guinea and killed 11,300 people over three years as it spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. There were also cases in Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal and as far away as Europe and…

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For France and Sahel Partners, Many Ideas Emerging But No Clear Strategy

PARIS – Less than a week after a key summit gathering of France and its five regional military partners in the Sahel conflict, fresh casualties in Niger offered a reality check to the high-level discourse on achievements. Killed in a landmine explosion Sunday were seven election officials — as Nigeriens voted for their next president — adding to a mounting toll that has seen thousands die and more than two million displaced during an eight-year Islamist insurgency in the Sahel. Today, Paris and its Sahel partners appear at an impasse,…

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Pepsi® lance un nouveau monde audacieux de FIZZ

– PEPSI LANCE UNE NOUVELLE CAMPAGNE MONDIALE QUI CÉLÈBRE LA CULTURE AVEC LE POP ET LE PÉTILLEMENT DE L’IRRÉSISTIBLE COLA ET MET À L’AFFICHE LES PLUS GRANDES VEDETTES DU FOOTBALL, DONT LEO MESSI, PAUL POGBA, SHANICE VAN DE SANDEN ET JADON SANCHO, ET DE LA MUSIQUE – LE NOUVEAU CONTENU CRÉATIF AUTOUR DU DU FOOTBALL MONDIAL PRÉSENTE LE NOUVEAU MORCEAU DE BECKY G ET […]

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