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LATEST- Covid 19 Virus Jumped To Human From Bats- -WHO

LATEST- Covid 19 Virus Jumped To Human From Bats- -WHO

By LYDIA AMUYA &  AGENCIES GENEVA-SHIFTMEDIA- As the Government issues a warning to the media to stop mocking the Covid 19 vaccination, the latest report indicates that bats would have leaked the virus through an…

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Tracking The Coronavirus Pandemic And Vaccine Rollouts

Tracking The Coronavirus Pandemic And Vaccine Rollouts

GENEVA- SHIFTMEDIA- The coronavirus pandemic continues to test humanitarian responses in 2021, while the world faces new questions about how to ensure equal access to vaccines. Many countries are rolling out coronavirus vaccination plans, but…

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RIP ‘Missing’ Tanzania’s John Pombe Magufuli Dead

RIP ‘Missing’ Tanzania’s John Pombe Magufuli Dead

Dar es Salaam SHIFTMEDIA– Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died aged 61 from a heart condition, his vice president said in an address on state television Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over his health and…

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ROLLING: Covid 19 Jabs Kicked Off In Uganda, Teachers, Frontline Health Workers First

ROLLING: Covid 19 Jabs Kicked Off In Uganda, Teachers, Frontline Health Workers First

By ROBERT KAMUKAMA KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA– It is official, the Covid 19 jabs started off today. First on priority are teachers and frontline Health workers. The vaccination was officially launched by the Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth…

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SET: Sudan Begins COVID 19 Jabs For Its Frontline Health Workers

SET: Sudan Begins COVID 19 Jabs For Its Frontline Health Workers

KHARTOUM –SHIFTMEDIA– Sudan has begun vaccinating its frontline healthcare workers against coronavirus on Tuesday after receiving its first batch of vaccines last week, a health official said. The country is the first in the Middle…

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TIGHT- COVID-19 Infections Rise Again In France As Gov’t Mulls Easing rules from Mid-April

TIGHT- COVID-19 Infections Rise Again In France As Gov’t Mulls Easing rules from Mid-April

PARIS-SHIFTMEDIA– A total of 3,810,316 people in France have been diagnosed with COVID-19 after 26,788 positive cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the biggest daily increase since Feb. 24, official figures showed on…

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RELIEF As Pakistan Lifts All Coronavirus Restriction

RELIEF As Pakistan Lifts All Coronavirus Restriction

By ROBERT KAMUKAMA & AGENCIES KARACHI, Pakistan- SHIFTMEDIA- Life returns to normal in Karachi, Pakistan after the government lited a ban on all coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday. This means locals will now have the full…

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Pfizer: South African Variant Could Significantly Reduce Vaccine Protection

Pfizer: South African Variant Could Significantly Reduce Vaccine Protection

JOHANNESBURG-SHIFTMEDIA- It is not clear if the shot will be effective against the mutation, the companies said on Wednesday. A laboratory study suggests that the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce antibody protection…

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LAUNCHED: Zimbabwe Begins Covid19 Vaccination With Health Workers

LAUNCHED: Zimbabwe Begins Covid19 Vaccination With Health Workers

HARARE- SHIFTMEDIA- The country’s Covid-19 vaccination programme begins today in Harare with frontline health workers expected to be among the first to be inoculated. This follows the arrival on Monday of 200 000 vaccine doses…

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WARNING: “Swiftly Contain Ebola Outbreak To Avoid Catastrophes”- White House Tells African Nations

WARNING: “Swiftly Contain Ebola Outbreak To Avoid Catastrophes”- White House Tells African Nations

By OKELLO ALLAN GUINEA|SHIFTMEDIA| The World Health Organization (WHO) has alerted six African countries to watch out for potential cases of Ebola after it emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea. The DRC…

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