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Africa’s customized response to COVID-19

International | Governments team up with the private sector to combat the disease
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/22/20, 02:03 pm

Nigerian officials posed for a photo earlier this month with a genetic research team in front of a 40-foot shipping container converted into a mobile COVID-19 testing lab. Since the pandemic began, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control has approved several private companies, including 54 Gene, to help increase the country’s testing capacity.

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Countries slowly lift COVID-19 restrictions

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/11/20, 11:32 am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday encouraged construction workers and companies whose employees can’t work from home to resume operations this week. He also greenlighted “unlimited amounts” of outdoor exercise. The United Kingdom is not yet ready to end all measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Johnson said, but schools and shops could reopen by June 1.

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A blessing amid bad news in Britain

International | The coronavirus continues to affect lives and livelihoods around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/07/20, 04:52 pm

BRITAIN surpassed Italy on Tuesday in reporting the highest coronavirus death toll in Europe—now at nearly 30,700 fatalities. Look at the faces of the U.K. church singing a blessing over the country during this pandemic.

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