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Roundup: Africa CDC urges African countries to enhance surveillance measures amid rapid COVID-19 spike
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Saturday warned African countries to continue enhancing their surveillance measures amid the rapid spike of COVID-19 across the continent.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A freezing northern city that has become a red flag for Japan's winter vulnerability to the coronavirus pandemic is weathering the worst of its COVID-19 crisis, local medical officials say, as military nurses take the strain from drained hospital staff.
CHICAGO, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Large variations in exposure at home, in the community and at work rather than case-fatality rates may explain the well-documented racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality during the first wave of the pandemic last spring, according to a University of Michigan (UM) study.
ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- African countries have conducted over 17 million COVID-19 tests, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Friday.
PETALING JAYA: The country’s Covid-19 fatality rates are much lower compared to other countries globally despite recording higher deaths lately, say health experts.
ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa reached 1,513,858 as of Monday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa reached 1,506,185 as of Sunday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
(Reuters) - Global deaths from COVID-19 have reached 1 million, but experts are still struggling to figure out a crucial metric in the pandemic: the fatality rate - the percentage of people infected with the pathogen who die.
ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 1,275,815.
RAJEWADI/GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - The quaint, sugarcane-growing village of Rajewadi in India's west did not have a single confirmed coronavirus case until mid-August. Now one in every four people there is positive for the virus, with police blaming a local religious event for the spread.