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Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

Tanzania 'well prepared' to combat Ebola

Dodoma, Jun 13 (UNI) Tanzanians "should not worry" about the spread of Ebola, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has said reacting to news that the disease had crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.

Tanzania shares a long border with DR Congo, where an Ebola outbreak has killed nearly 1,400 people.

In a Twitter message, Ms Mwalimu said that Tanzania "is well prepared to combat [the] virus".

On Tuesday, Tanzania, along with Kenya, launched a programme to monitor people as they cross into the country, according to a BBC News report.

The programme will help the authorities quickly share information if Ebola is detected, the health minister said.

In Uganda a five-year-old boy died from Ebola on Wednesday, the first case of the virus reported in the country.

The Ugandan government is now reporting seven other suspected cases of Ebola.

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Rio De Janeiro, Jul 2 (UNI) Researchers in South Africa and Brazil have initiated clinical trials to assess a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222), developed by the University of Oxford and licensed to AstraZeneca.

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8 Bangladeshi fishermen not released from Pakistan jail despite serving their prison term

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Dhaka, Jul 2 (UNI) Eight Bangladeshi fishermen remained imprisoned in Pakistan jail for over a year despite serving the term of their legal punishment at Landhi jail in Karachi.

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Ethiopia protests in over singer's death, 81 dead

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02 Jul 2020 | 1:17 PM

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24 killed in  deadly attack on drug rehab centre in Mexico

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Mexico City July 2 (UNI) At least 24 people were killed when some armed assailants attacked a rehabilitation center in the central Mexican town of Irapuato, Guanajuato state.

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China reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

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Beijing, Jul 2 (UNI) Chinese health authority said Thursday that it received reports of three newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Wednesday, of which one was domestically transmitted.

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