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Statement from President Biden and President von der Leyen on occasion of…

Presidents Biden and von der Leyen reaffirmed milestones in their strong cooperation towards the five headline goals of the Agenda, and they previewed further joint action targeting Africa

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Southern Africa faces uptick in COVID-19 cases

Southern Africa is facing an upsurge in COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive week as the winter season in the region approaches.

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Africa's COVID-19 vaccine production line in jeopardy

A year ago, South Africa celebrated the opening of the continent's first COVID-19 vaccine production line. Now it's at risk of being shut down due to low demand.

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Are COVID surges becoming more predictable? New Omicron variants offer a…

Omicron relatives called BA.4 and BA.5 are behind a fresh wave of COVID-19 in South Africa, and could be signs of a more predictable future for SARS-CoV-2.

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Pandemic, prices, and poverty

The world’s poorest have faced two extraordinarily difficult years. The

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Learning from Burundi’s political pivot on COVID-19 vaccines

While there has been ongoing discourse about COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

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5 key reasons why Covid-19 has led to a rise in child marriage

As economies shut down and nations went into lockdowns, child marriage

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How drug companies are sidestepping the WHO’s technology

Actions of BioNTech and Moderna will prolong the social and economic

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