COVID-19 Updates

South Africa: 3 in Every 5 People Aged 50 and Above Now Vaccinated

South Africa: 3 in Every 5 People Aged 50 and Above Now Vaccinated

Three out of every five people aged over 50 in South Africa have now received a COVID-19 vaccine, as government races to inoculate as many citizens before the end of…

As Africa Finally Gets Needed Vaccines, a Syringe Shortage Looms

As Africa Finally Gets Needed Vaccines, a Syringe Shortage Looms

As the pace of shots arriving in Africa finally picks up, the world’s least inoculated continent is facing another problem: syringe shortages.

As Africa Goes Unvaccinated, US Remains Awash in Shots

As Africa Goes Unvaccinated, US Remains Awash in Shots

Nearly 60% of the U. S. population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while only 6% of the population of the African continent is vaccinated.

COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 5 Million Worldwide

COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 5 Million Worldwide

The worldwide COVID-19 death toll reached a staggering 5 million people Monday less than two years after the start of the pandemic, as the virus continues to claim thousands of…

Africa: COVID-19 Vaccinations Across the Continent Total More Than 119 Million

Africa: COVID-19 Vaccinations Across the Continent Total More Than 119 Million

As of November 2, 2021, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,501,690 while over 119,875,691 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

The Coronavirus, Did God or Scientific Reasons Save Africa?

The Coronavirus, Did God or Scientific Reasons Save Africa?

When the coronavirus hit the world about two years ago, many including the World Health Organization initially had thought the disease's impact will be disastrous on Africa.

Africa Needs to Vaccinate 70 Percent of Population - Africa CDC Boss

Africa Needs to Vaccinate 70 Percent of Population - Africa CDC Boss

It will take Africa much longer to control COVID-19 on the continent than we previous  thought because of the very limited rates of vaccination that we have, Dr John Nkengasong,…

COVID-19 Worsens Plight of Women Compared to Men - Study

COVID-19 Worsens Plight of Women Compared to Men - Study

A research conducted by the Africa Skills Hub (ASH) has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the plight of women more than men.

New WHO Group may be Last Chance to Find Virus Origins

New WHO Group may be Last Chance to Find Virus Origins

The World Health Organization (WHO) says a new taskforce may be the last chance to find the origins of Covid-19.

Africa Leaders to Speak of Shot Inequity at UN

Africa Leaders to Speak of Shot Inequity at UN

The inequity of COVID-19 vaccine distribution will come into sharper focus Thursday as many of the African countries whose populations have little to no access to the life-saving shots step…