Category Archives: Medicine

Seychelles and COVID-19: Flights from Europe likely to be suspended, official says

Flights to Seychelles by European airlines are likely to be suspended in the coming weeks in view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, although the island nation’s airport remains open to support other air services, said a top official …

Africa CDC: Continent ‘Must Be Prepared’ as Coronavirus Causes ‘Havoc’

Three African countries account for most of the continent’s coronavirus cases, but the deputy director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the entire continent must be ready for the virus.

“The virus is causing a lot … 2020-03-19 00:00:00

Shejirina Moni sits beside her children in front of their makeshift home in a shanty community in South Sudan’s capital Juba. Six of her children have died of various illnesses. She’s got three left.

“The first one died at nine …

Seychelles and COVID-19: 6 cases now confirmed

Seychelles has two more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to six, a top health official said on Wednesday.

The Health Commissioner, Jude Gedeon, told a news conference, that two Ukrainians who work in a hotel in Seychelles were …

Crowded Slums Pose Challenge as Kenya Braces for Coronavirus

NAIROBI – Kenyan authorities reported three new coronavirus cases Wednesday — a couple from Spain and a Burundian who came from the United Arab Emirates. The country now has a total of seven cases.

No cases have been reported in …