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Why new COVID-19 variant rejuvenates Africa’s investment in genomic studies

As more countries continue reporting the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant across the world, Africa must leverage its expertise in genomic studies to...

Tanzania issues new COVID-19 testing guidelines for travellers

A COVID-19 test now costs $100(TSh231, 900) for Tanzanians travelling abroad as well as tourists visiting or leaving the country, the government said in...

What clinicians must know about COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Clinicians have been urged to consider recommending a COVID-19 test for patients who happen to be diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)—a potentially life-threatening illness...

Why you shouldn’t whip your child for bed-wetting: study

Parents and guardians must consider seeking medical care for children who wet beds instead of punishing them, say researchers in a study done in...

Covid-19: Best practices for religious leaders issued by WHO

Background Religious leaders, faith-based organizations, and faith communities can play a major role in saving lives and reducing illness related to COVID-19. They are a...

WHO: What Tanzanian medics ought to tell public on coronavirus and why

Tanzania is one of the 13 top priority African countries earmarked by World Health Organization (WHO) for interventions on novel coronavirus due to the...