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Kenya calls for stepping up fight against malaria

Nairobi, Sep 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the international community to intensify the fight against malaria despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

"As a result, we have tended to forget that pandemics such as malaria are the greatest killers today in the African continent than COVID-19 is," Kenyatta, who is also the current chairman of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), said on Monday evening in a virtual address to the End Malaria Council (EMC).
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28 Nov 2021 | 8:52 AM

Moscow, Nov 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The United States seeks to calibrate possible sanctions against Moscow to minimize risks for its business, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said on Saturday.

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WHO representative says no need for panic over Omicron Coronavirus strain

WHO representative says no need for panic over Omicron Coronavirus strain

28 Nov 2021 | 8:36 AM

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Moscow, Nov 28 (UNI/Sputnik) There are no reasons for panic regarding the new Omicron coronavirus strain, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Russia, Melita Vujnovic, said on Saturday.

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WHO representative says no need for panic over Omicron Coronavirus strain

WHO representative says no need for panic over Omicron Coronavirus strain

28 Nov 2021 | 8:35 AM

Moscow, Nov 28 (UNI/Sputnik) There are no reasons for panic regarding the new Omicron coronavirus strain, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Russia, Melita Vujnovic, said on Saturday.

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Blinken hails South Africa for quick, transparent response to emergence of Omicron strain

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28 Nov 2021 | 8:25 AM

Washington, Nov 28 (UNI/Sputnik) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has thanked South Africa for a swift and transparent approach to the emergence of the new, Omicron, variant of the coronavirus, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.

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Israel temporarily closes borders to prevent spread of Omicron strain : Prime Minister

Israel temporarily closes borders to prevent spread of Omicron strain : Prime Minister

28 Nov 2021 | 8:15 AM

Tel Aviv, Nov 28 (UNI/Sputnik) Israel is banning the entry of foreigners for two weeks in order to prevent the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus strain, the office of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett informs.

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