COVID-19 Vaccines Available, but Reluctance is Contagious in Senegal

“While people around the world wait impatiently to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an inoculation site in Senegal was empty on a recent day – a sign of the ambivalence nationwide.”

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Eastern Cape Health Dept.: Spike in Cases Putting Severe Pressure on Hospitals

“President Cyril Ramaphosa raised concern this week about the rapid increase in new COVID-19 cases reported in the Eastern Cape.”

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South Africa Wakes to Level 1 Lockdown and More Freedom

“Last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the easing of more lockdown restrictions which have been in place for almost half the year. However, international travel for work and leisure will only be eased from the first of next month.”

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African medics struggle in virus ‘war zone’

“Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the coronavirus.”

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