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Data Map: Tracking COVID-19 Waves in Africa

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of positive cases across the world as well as in individual countries, has come in a series of rises, peaks and falls. Essentially, the overall pattern has been a series of waves.

Within the first two years since the outbreak, most countries had experienced three waves, marked by a huge second or third wave. Some countries recorded four regular waves, of var

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Fauci Reveals Plan to Prepare Americans for Omicron

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White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as a ?clarion call? to get people vaccinated. This is amid fears that the new variant may prove resistant to existing jabs.

In the weeks since it was first discovered in Botswana, the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has rapidly become the dominant strain of the virus in South Africa, and cases have been di

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Britain Detects Two Cases of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

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Two linked cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in Britain connected to travel to southern Africa, health minister Sajid Javid said Saturday.

Omicron, dubbed a ‘variant of concern’ Friday by the World Health Organization, is potentially more contagious than previous variants of the disease, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe COVID-19 compared to other

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EMA Endorses COVID-19 Vaccine Comirnaty for Children Aged 5 to 11

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Study showed that the vaccine was 90.7 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19. The EMA concluded that the benefits of Comirnaty in children aged 5 to 11 outweigh the risks, particularly in those with conditions that

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