Gunmen kill 60 in Sokoto attacks, Covid-19: US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths and more
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WHO warns of second peak in COVID-19 cases, FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
Covid-19: Top 10 treatment drugs under clinical research
As the world continues to deal with the effects and impact of several labs and scientists are racing to develop vaccines and drugs for the cure of the novel disease. At the moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to approve any vaccine or drug for COVID-19, but different investigatory treatments and drugs are being subjected to trials. Here the are top 10 under investigation.
COVID-19 'taking different path in Africa', - WHO, Sanwo-Olu seeks resumption of Lagos-Abuja flights and more
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IGP warns against mass gathering during Eid el- Fitr, COVID-19 surpass 5 million cases globally and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
WHO members agree to independent probe of coronavirus response
A resolution to investigate the global handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been adopted at the WHO's conference. The EU backed the move, but defended the WHO from US President Trump's threats to withdraw US funding.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Burundi expels WHO official ahead of the presidential election
Burundi has expelled the WHO's top official in the country, accusing the organisation of interfering with the response to Covid-19. The move comes ahead of a presidential election, which will take place on May 20. Also, Benin is gearing up for local elections on Sunday. Candidates have had to adapt to campaigning while respecting social distancing rules. Finally, in Zimbabwe, three female opposition figures have been arrested for protesting, but police deny they are in custody and their whereabouts remain unknown. Our correspondent in Harare tells us more.
US blocks UN vote on coronavirus pandemic
The UN Security Council was on the cusp of voting on a bill that would have supported a truce in global conflicts to better tackle the COVID-19 outbreak. The US prevented the vote, blaming China and the WHO.
COVID-19: WHO cautions against the use of traditional herbs in Africa
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against the use of traditional herbs in the treatment of COVID-19 as African governments struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus in Africa: Calm before the storm?
So far, the coronavirus outbreak in Africa has been much more limited than elsewhere. While concerns remain that fragile healthcare systems make the continent particularly vulnerable, Africa is still far behind Europe and North America when it comes to the intensity of the crisis. The World Health Organization has held a media briefing on the pandemic and how it's impacting the African continent. In this show, we speak to Dr. Michel Yao, Program Manager for Emergency Response in Africa at the WHO. He was a participant at the event.