DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

Issued on: 21/09/2019 – 18:31Modified: 21/09/2019 – 19:19 Well being authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo mentioned on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in historical past. The staff overseeing Congo‘s Ebola response …

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Burundi govt accuses Catholic bishops of spreading ‘hatred’

Burundi govt accuses Catholic bishops of spreading 'hatred'

Issued on: 22/09/2019 – 18:14 Catholic bishops in Burundi got here underneath fireplace from authorities for “spitting venomous hatred” over a damning message learn out in church buildings Sunday denouncing intolerance and political violence forward of 2020 elections. The message issued by the Convention of Catholic Bishops of Burundi and …

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Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola, WHO says

Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola, WHO says

Issued on: 22/09/2019 – 18:32 Tanzania is refusing to offer detailed info on suspected Ebola instances, the World Well being Group (WHO) stated in a uncommon public rebuke because the area struggles with an outbreak already declared a world well being emergency. Transparency and pace are key to combating the …

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Sudan’s new PM launches investigation into protesters’ deaths

Sudan's new PM launches investigation into protesters' deaths

Issued on: 22/09/2019 – 18:42 Sudan’s newly appointed prime minister launched an unbiased investigation right into a lethal crackdown on protesters in June, which killed dozens of individuals and threatened to crush the nation’s pro-democracy rebellion. Protest leaders had demanded the institution of a global inquiry as a part of …

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Zimbabwe police bar striking doctor from going abroad for treatment

Zimbabwe police bar striking doctor from going abroad for treatment

Issued on: 24/09/2019 – 22:21 Zimbabwean police on Tuesday prevented a docs’ union chief, whose suspected kidnapping sparked large protests, from going to neighbouring South Africa for medical therapy regardless of a courtroom order. On September 8, Peter Magombeyi, a health care provider, claimed he was receiving “demise threats”. Six …

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