Young volunteers gain new skills and give back to their communities.

New variants will push the number needed to reach herd immunity up.

New variants of the coronavirus are causing alarm across the UK and South Africa, with many countries closing their borders to travellers from these countries. But what effect could new strains have on our ability to control the pandemic?

Western Equatoria Ministry of Health and UNICEF are preparing for COVID-19 vaccination campaigns.

How two effective vaccines on the market make it so much harder to quickly test any competing vaccines.

In Cameroon’s Marua region, the pandemic means farmers are now faced with the double challenge of using what limited water resources they have to grow crops while saving lives through handwashing.

Taking a wait-and-see approach to COVID-19 vaccines could lead to only pockets of the population being protected. Will this be enough to end the pandemic?

What normally takes decades has been achieved in 12 months, without cutting corners.

As participating countries look towards receiving their first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, we examine how South Africa is ramping up its readiness.

Covid-19 has changed the world of vaccines, but that doesn't mean all diseases will get treatments as quickly.

As at January 12, 2021, Nigeria has had over a hundred thousand confirmed cases of the novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection. The pandemic has continued to challenge healthcare system...

As long as humans encroach on nature, pandemics are inevitable — making it important to concentrate resources in areas where people and wildlife are linked.

Last updated: 23 Dec 2020

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