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Epidemic

19 Nov 2020
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Health Minister, Eteni Longondo, announces the country has declared the end of the country's latest Ebola epidemic after the outbreak killed 55 people over the past five months.
11 Sep 2020
The new football season in England starts this weekend, and fans all over the world are eagerly expecting their teams in action. But as the world gradually adjusts to the new normal brought about by the Coronavirus epidemic, football fans should brace up for changes as the PL kicks off.
9 Apr 2020
As the world currently reels from the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic, we take a look at some other outbreaks that affected Nigeria in the past. ⁣⁣ ⁣
10 Mar 2020
The spread of coronavirus around the world has impacted the staging of sporting events around the world with major sports events facing cancellation or postponement.⁣ Here’s a video highlighting five (5) major sports events facing cancellation or postponement due to the spread of coronavirus.⁣
4 Mar 2020
To curb the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, robots have been mobilised in China and parts of the U.S. to perform tasks that will reduce human contact with people already infected with the virus and inform the public about preventive measures to take to avoid getting infected.⁣⁣
29 Feb 2020
Fears of a Coronavirus epidemic play into the hands of those who for political, ideological reasons would like to see a return of hard borders in Europe. Elsewhere, the virus is becoming a political football in the US. Finally, sales of Corona beer have slumped.
27 Feb 2020
The coronavirus epidemic has triggered several warnings from officials about an impending pandemic. Follow DW for the latest updates across the globe as public health authorities struggle to contain the virus.
11 Feb 2020
The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities. The number of reported cases however has fallen almost 20% compared to the previous day.
9 Feb 2020
Will the coronavirus epidemic do major damage to global economic growth? The world's second-largest economy is facing significantly slower growth this year as a result of the outbreak. Tens of thousands of people have been infected with the virus, the vast majority of them in China. Also, after two decades of France's 35-hour working week, has the policy delivered on its promises? And a paper trail is causing controversy in Germany, as retailers criticise a new law which makes issuing receipts mandatory.
3 Feb 2020
China's death toll from the coronavirus epidemic soared past 360 on Monday, with deepening global concern about the outbreak and governments closing their borders to people from China.
26 Jan 2020
The virus affects the respiratory system by causing respiratory infections, it is said to be potentially lethal to the infected party and those around. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Currently, the World Health Organisation is working with the Chinese authority and global experts to learn more about this virus and how it affects people who have it and to know how they can be treated. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ This short clip is to keep you informed and alert on all you need to know about the Coronavirus.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
24 Jan 2018
This year’s seasonal flu epidemic is especially severe, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which says the deadly virus is now in every U.S. state.

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