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HEALTH: Egypt records Africa’s Coronavirus first case.

HEALTH: Egypt records Africa’s Coronavirus first case.

AFRICA, HEALTH
The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in several other Asian countries, Europe and the United States. The World Health Organisation, WHO, has since declared it a public health emergency of international dimensions. WHO chief Tedros Ghebereyesus said whiles China had a robust health system to detect and control, his outfit remained concerned about the virus entering country’s with weak systems. Almost all African governments have publicly put in place strict screening at points of entry especially airports. Ivory Coast, Kenya, Ethiopia and Botswana have recorded suspected cases. All except Botswana have reported that the tests were negative. African airlines have cancelled scheduled flights to China exc...
HEALTH: Egypt takes precautionary measures against coronavirus.

HEALTH: Egypt takes precautionary measures against coronavirus.

AFRICA, HEALTH
Officials from the World Health Organization in Egypt said they were working to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. The virus has killed more than 300 in China, with cases reported in several other countries. The WHO’s regional headquarters held a news conference in Cairo on Sunday on developments related to cases of the new virus in the Middle East. We are working with them just to ensure that those students who are coming are healthy and they don't disseminate. Abdi Nasir Boubakr is Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) unit team leader. “As you know that there are a number of cases in the region, who are bringing back their students into the country. Egypt is one of them, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia. We are helping them and we are working with them just to...
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