The health minister says the infected man lives in Victoria Falls, one of Africa's most visited tourist destinations.
By Cara Anna, Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
The coronavirus is now moving into parts of the world that may be the least prepared. Some countries in Africa and Latin America lack the equipment or even trained health workers to respond.
By Carley Petesch, Associated Press
More African countries have closed their borders as the coronavirus' local spread threatens to turn the continent of 1.3 billion people into an alarming new front for the pandemic.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Several African countries have announced sweeping restrictions to try to contain the steady spread of the coronavirus, which has reached at least 25 of Africa's 54 countries.
By Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has died at age 91. A deeply polarizing figure who spent 30 years in power, Mubarak was an autocratic leader who jailed and tortured opponents, but he remained friendly toward the United States and other…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the World Health Organization voiced hope that the outbreak of novel coronavirus may be slowing, as Beijing enforces public health measures. Also, Syrian government supporters attacked U.S. troops, who shot and killed one of the…
By Elias Meseret, Associated Press
Parts of Africa are warming at a faster pace than elsewhere, and climate experts have said warming Indian Ocean waters have contributed to more powerful cyclones and the worst locust outbreak in decades in East Africa.
By Associated Press
The rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world enforced stricter measures to contain its spread.
By Associated Press
In a report late last week, the World Health Organization and partners noted nine new polio cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, Congo, Central African Republic and Angola.
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