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GABORONE, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi is in compulsory self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 in routine testing, a government spokesperson said on Monday. “The president is symptom-free and will continue to have close medical surveillance by his doctors,” John-Thomas Dipowe, acting permanent secretary for government communications, said in a statement. Vice …

Staff members carry Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Botswana on April 25, 2021 (Photo by Tshekiso Tebalo / Xinhua) File photo of staff carrying Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Botswana, April 25, 2021. (Photo by Tshekiso Tebalo …

OPENING OF A CRISIS AND TRAUMA CENTER IN GABORONA In an effort to cope with crises and trauma, Toughlove, a South African organization that supports families in crisis, has opened a branch in Gaborone. Speaking to The Voice in an interview, Toughlove’s national representative, Odireleng Kasale, said the organization was created to tackle all forms …

Countries around the world see the COVID-19 vaccine as the golden ticket out of the pandemic, but access to vaccines remains uneven, so much so that shareholders of a drugmaker are demanding answers on the iniquity. There are currently several vaccine manufacturers producing a COVID-19 vaccine and the The US government has joined with a …

NAIROBI, Kenya – In the past three weeks alone, the percentage of Kenyans testing positive for the coronavirus has risen from less than 1% to over 30% – the highest positivity rate in the country to date. In Uganda, nearly 50 lawmakers and their staff, some of whom have been vaccinated, tested positive this week …

Africa the Republic of Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa. The country is bordered by Namibia to the north and west, Zimbabwe to the northeast, and South Africa to the south and southeast. On September 30, 1966, Botswana gained independence from the United Kingdom. Since then, Botswana has experienced one of the fastest …

Download logo Ordinance n. 663, dated 12/20/2021, suspended, on a temporary basis, the authorization of foreigners traveling to Brazil from or in transit, in the last fourteen days before boarding, via Botswana, Africa South, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe. It has also temporarily suspended international flights to Brazil from or in transit (connection or stopover) …

Concerns about the omicron variant of COVID-19 continue to grow, health officials warn that winter could lead to a dangerous increase in cases and hospitalizations. “The idea of ​​hoping and having an aspiration to be independent from the virus after a period of time is understandable and reasonable”, Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National …

Botswana plans to start rolling out the COVID-19 vaccination to adolescents aged 12 to 17 early next year, an official said on Friday. “We want the Batswana and the residents of Botswana to know that the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, driven by the growing variant of Omicron, has started knocking on our door,” …

This undated electron microscope image made available by the United States National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the United States (NIAID-RML via AP) West Virginia officials announced Thursday morning that a case of …