1 Aug 2021
The top US infectious disease official has also pleaded with citizens to get vaccinated, saying the country finds itself in an "unnecessary predicament." A number of states are seeing a fresh surge in infections.
22 Jan 2021
In his first White House briefing as President Joe Biden's top adviser on Covid-19, Anthony Fauci says it is "liberating" that he can focus on science without fear of repercussion now that Donald Trump has left office. "One of the things we're going to do is to be completely transparent, open and honest if things go wrong," the top infectious diseases doctor adds.
9 Dec 2020
Top infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci warns mid-January to be "a really dark time" for the US unless "substantial mitigation" is carried out, during a press briefing by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicts a "surge upon a surge" with Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations coming shortly after Thanksgiving.
15 Nov 2020
Top US scientist Anthony Fauci urges people to "double down on public health measures" as the world waits for a coronavirus vaccine, during a webinar with the Chatham House international affairs think-tank in London.
15 Nov 2020
As puberty starts, Maasai girls are gifted with special beads. It means they are ready for marriage and female genital mutilation can target them. A rescue shelter in Kintegela has saved many Maasai girls.
Nigerian universities’ scientists discover vaccine for COVID-19, APC reacts to Obaseki’s PDP move and more
19 Jun 2020
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