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Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

Russia’s “Sputnik-V” COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow…

Tanzanian schools reopen amid strict virus protocols

Schools in Tanzania reopened after three months of closure due to the coronavirus. All other levels of schools are now open again, following the earlier reopening of universities and certain…

Africa’s coronavirus cases pass 400,000 with over 10,000 deaths

Africa’s coronavirus cases pass 400,000 with over 10,000 deaths. The continental case load crossed the 400,000 mark as of July 1 according to John Hopkins University tallies. The death toll…

Russia reports 6,556 new coronavirus cases

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reports 6,556 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking its nationwide tally to 654,405. The country’s coronavirus response centre said 216 people had died of the virus…