Given the political drivers of COVID-19, this research publication argues that this is an important moment to advance International Relations knowledge as a necessary and distinctive method for inclusion in the WHO repertoire of knowledge inputs for epidemic control.
Al Jazeera tracks Covid-19 cases in Africa and experts warn that fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak.
The need for global cooperation has never been more visible or more crucial. Unfortunately, the UN has so far in 2020 not been able to transform rhetoric into reality.
Global survey of vaccine confidence shows that perceptions about the safety of jabs are much more volatile than before.
COVID-19 vaccine trial resumes in the UK after safety review
Covid-19 may have already infected 20 million in South Africa, says Prof Madhi
Public engagement is crucial in determining priorities for Covid-19 public policy
Diplomats Warn Zimbabwe Against Using COVID-19 to Restrict Citizen Rights
Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera is calling for collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus, which has so far infected nearly 6,000 Malawians and killed over 170 others. But commentators say the government should also tackle other diseases rather than focusing on COVID-19 alone.
Malawi Sees Spike in Teen Pregnancies and Early Marriage During COVID Lockdown
Health Minister Silvia Lutucuta Wednesday in Luanda called on health professionals to continue working in an inclusive and harmonious way with other sectors of society, particularly defence and national security bodies, as they are the “direct arms” of the medical class.
Angola has increased its capacity for mass Covid-19 tests, with the Viana Laboratory Diagnostic Centre coming into operation this Thursday, with the capacity to process 6,000 samples per day.
Mozambique Situation Report, 10 September 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is worsening a food crisis in Eswatini.