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Zimbabwe launches new five-year strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS

Harare, Zimbabwe | Xinhua | Zimbabwe on Monday launched a national HIV/AIDS strategic plan which is set to guide resource allocation and implementation of the country’s HIV response for the next five years, the state broadcaster ZBC reported. The strategic plan running from 2021-2025 will guide the country toward ending AIDS …

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UPDF artillery pounds ADF camps in DRC

Kinshasa, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | DRC and Uganda have confirmed that they have started targeting ADF camps with aerial and artillery fire. “As announced, targeted and concerted actions with the Ugandan army began today with airstrikes and artillery fire from Uganda on the positions of ADF terrorists in the …

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SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 named Omicron, designated “Variant of Concern”: WHO

Omicron (B.1.1.529): SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) classified on Friday the latest variant B.1.1.529 of SARS-CoV-2, which was first reported from South Africa, as a “Variant of Concern” (VOC), and asked countries to enhance surveillance and sequencing efforts. South Africa has seen …

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