covid-19

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COVID-19 testing laboratories are helping African countries win the race against time

Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.

Working from anywhere is the new normal

Robin Fisher, recently-appointed senior VP for the Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa at Salesforce, joins us to discuss the thought process behind why SalesForce decided to kill the 9 to 5 workday.

Darknet marketplaces are selling COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of people selling COVID-19 vaccines on the Darknet came from France, Germany, the UK, and the USA. The prices per dose range from $250 to $1,200, with an average cost of about $500.

Gates Foundation will still fund COVID-19 vaccines despite South African variant

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expressed disappointment at the news of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca which appears to provide no measurable effect on mild or moderate disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 variant.

COVID-19 data on men and women is critical

COVID-19 deaths differ among men and women but the differences are not reported. Such data is key to developing effective solutions to fight COVID-19.

MTN in partnership with African Union to buy COVID-19 vaccines

MTN Group, Africa's largest mobile services provider, has donated $25 million towards the African Union's COVID-19 vaccination program.

What you should know about data science as a career

It’s almost certain that the day will come - at which point the supply of qualified, well-rounded, business-minded data scientists is unlikely to be able to keep up with global demand.