Africa 'least affected globally' - latest COVID-19 news from the World Health Organization


  • World Health Organization held a media briefing on Africa Day, 25 May, to update the public on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
  • Clinical trial of hydroxycholoroquine suspended after Lancet study finds drug causes ‘higher mortality rate’ among COVID-19 patients.
  • Lower number of cases in sub-Saharian Africa attributed to Ebola experience and speedy response by African Union.

On 22 May, The Lancet published an observational study on the controversial drugs hydroxycholoroquine and chloraquine, namely on their effects on hospital patients suffering from the…



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