Virus could infect more than 200 mn in Africa: WHO modelling

The new coronavirus could kill 150,000 people in Africa in a year unless urgent action is taken, according to a WHO modelling study that says nearly a quarter of a billion people will be infected. Authors of the research, published Friday ...

15 May 2020

Virus could infect more than 200 mn in Africa: WHO modelling

Up to 190,000 could die in Africa if virus containment fails: WHO

Up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures ...

08 May 2020

Protests against coronavirus lockdowns

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets across large cities in Brazil, snarling traffic as they denounced pandemic lockdown ...

19 Apr 2020

UN agency: 300,000 Africans expected to die in coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, the U.N. Economic Commission ...

17 Apr 2020