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WHO: Africa Left Behind in Race for COVID-19 Vaccine

The World Health Organization says Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is being hampered by supply shortages and delays in planned deliveries. To date, the WHO reports 4.3 million cases of COVID-19 in Africa, including 114,000 deaths.A few countries a...
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Four UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Attack, UN Says

Islamic extremists have killed four U.N. peacekeepers in Mali, the U.N. mission in Mali said Friday. The incident occurred at the peacekeepers' camp in Aguelhok, in the northern part of the country. The camp is home to mostly Chadian peacekeepers. Heli...
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Man’s Ebola Relapse Spawned 91 New Cases in Africa

A man in Africa who developed Ebola despite receiving a vaccine recovered but suffered a relapse nearly six months later that led to 91 new cases before he died. The report adds to evidence that the deadly virus can lurk in the body long after symptoms...
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Rural COVID, Urban COVID: Africa Sees Sharp Divide

It is hard to see COVID-19 here, in the small village of KaMatsamo. Goats pick their way through a path that runs from the highway, the main thoroughfare in this South African town of some 23,000 people. On a recent day, most residents were not diligen...
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