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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.

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.

Maternal mobile health service launched in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mum & Baby is a free-of-charge mobile health intervention service that provides Vodacom DRC subscribers with maternal, neonatal, and child health information designed to encourage good health practices amongst pregnant women, mothers, partners, and caregivers.

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.

What is restorative yoga

Slowing down and getting quiet is often a difficult task for most people. We are used to an overwhelming daily routine. Therefore it feels kind of strange to stay still and keep things at a light pace. Most people see yoga as another way to keep busy and get moving,

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.