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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's trip to Africa this week made it no clearer when Africans can expect to receive a Chinese vaccine -- or on what terms.
A 22-year-old became seriously ill with Covid while pregnant, but ultimately both mother and baby were saved.
The real-time data sharing platform, created in 2014 to assist Liberia's response to the Ebola crisis, is now being leveraged by UNICEF and partners to strengthen the response to COVID-19.
Vietnam’s 2003 Sars epidemic and Senegal’s 2014 Ebola outbreak informed their fast and effective responsesIn October 2019, in those halcyon pre-Covid-19 days, a chart was published that ranked 195 countries according to their capacity to deal with outbreaks of infectious disease. Drawn up by the ...
The devastation of the novel coronavirus overshadowed many key health breakthroughs this year. Here's what you might have missed.
2020 led to surges in everything from domestic abuse to black markets in fake vaccinesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBy the end of March, one week into the UK’s first lockdown, recorded crime in Lancashire had dropped by a startling 40% compared with the four-year ave...
Bella was one of millions of girls who couldn't continue their studies when the pandemic hit, leaving them vulnerable to child labor, teen pregnancy, forced marriage and gender-based violence.
A top Chinese scientist addresses claims the coronavirus leaked from her lab in the city of Wuhan.
Humanity faces an unknown number of new viruses emerging from Africa's rainforests, according to the professor who helped discover Ebola. "We are now in a world where new pathogens will come out," he says. "And that's what constitutes a threat for humanity."