The Institut Pasteur of Dakar is developing a quick kit to diagnose COVID-19, in partnership with the British biotechnology company Mologic. The test kits are being manufactured in Dakar and are expected to be ready for the market in June.
he disease caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19 has received pandemic status from the World Health Organization (WHO). The decision was announced on Wednesday (11) in Geneva by the head of the agency, Tedros Ghebreyesus.
International health officials are struggling to stem the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. In both America and Africa, the growth in the number of people infected has made health organizations review their strategies.
Com o tema “Recursos Naturais: Soluções para o Crescimento Econômico”, o Fórum Brasil África chega em sua 8ª edição. O evento vem se estabelecendo como um dos principais eventos para o fortalecimento das relações entre o Brasil e o continente africano.
WHO is preparing to deploy a team of experts to Algeria to support local health authorities. The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19 this Wednesday (26). Health authorities report that tests indicate that an Italian adult, who arrived in the country on 17 February 2020 has tested positive for coronavirus disease. Italy is the European country with the most cases of the disease: there are 374 cases of infected people and 12 deaths.