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Niger Unveils ‘Chatbot’ to Inform Public of COVID-19

Niger Unveils ‘Chatbot’ to Inform Public of COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF Niger has launched a “chatbot” on the WhatsApp social network that will allow people to easily access accurate information about COVID-19, the disease…

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Africans Call For COVID-19 Reparations

Africans Call For COVID-19 Reparations

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF Where’s our bailout? That’s what some African leaders are saying as the deadly COVID-19, thought to have originated in a “wet market” in…

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Senegal Developing Inexpensive Coronavirus Test

Senegal Developing Inexpensive Coronavirus Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF Senegal continues to take dramatic steps in fighting the coronavirus, with researchers beginning validation trials on a COVID-19 diagnostic test that can be…

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What We Know and Don’t Know About COVID-19

What We Know and Don’t Know About COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF Since the first COVID-19 cases emerged in China late last year, scientists and doctors around the globe have raced to understand the disease,…

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Move to Ban Wet Markets Gains Momentum

Move to Ban Wet Markets Gains Momentum

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF As COVID-19 continues its deadly spread around the world, there is a growing call to ban “wet markets,” such as the one in…

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U.S. to Send Ventilators to Nigeria

U.S. to Send Ventilators to Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF The United States has pledged to send ventilators to Nigeria as Africa’s most populous nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. U.S. President Donald…

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Africa May Need 15 Million COVID-19 Tests

Africa May Need 15 Million COVID-19 Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF As COVID-19 spreads across Africa and its 1.3 billion people, health officials say 15 million testing kits are needed to help contain the…

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Despite Mounting Pressure, Africans in China say Discrimination Continues

Despite Mounting Pressure, Africans in China say Discrimination Continues

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF Frank Nnabugwu, a Nigerian businessman living in Guangzhou, China, was released from two weeks of quarantine only to find he had nowhere to…

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U.S. Pledges Ventilators to Ethiopia

U.S. Pledges Ventilators to Ethiopia

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF Ethiopia hopes a gift of ventilators from the United States will help save the lives of the sickest COVID-19 patients. U.S. President Donald…

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Calls for Independent COVID-19 Investigation Ring Across the Globe

Calls for Independent COVID-19 Investigation Ring Across the Globe

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF World leaders are clamoring for an impartial investigation into the origins of the outbreak of COVID-19 in China, which led to a global…

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