Infrastructure fund Africa50 helps Egypt’s solar power sector take off

A 37-square-kilometer solar park so large that it can be seen from space, with over seven million photovoltaic panels, and funding of $4 billion....

3 in 4 Americans lose sleep sharing a bed with a partner

Three-quarters of Americans say sharing a bed with their partner negatively affects their sleep quality—and the situation has gotten worse for 25% of them...

Study finds chloroquine doesn’t help Covid-19 patients, and could hurt instead

Administering chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 may be harming patients more than it is helping them, a large-scale study has found. The study, published...
U.S President-elect, Donald Trump

Trump takes flak for suggesting injecting disinfectant to treat coronavirus

The medical community has criticised US president Donald Trump for suggesting research into whether coronavirus might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body...

Nigeria to convert TB diagnostics to expand testing for Covid-19

Nigeria is looking to convert more than 300 GeneXpert machines used to tuberculosis diagnosis for use in coronavirus testing in three weeks at most,...

Nigeria racing against time in fight against coronavirus

Head of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the country is "racing against time" in its fight against coronavirus

The invisible water crisis

World Bank The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality. Its impacts are wider, deeper, and more uncertain than previously thought and require urgent...

Is Nigeria ready to “find, stop, prevent” the next epidemic?

An evaluation suggests Nigeria is still “not ready” to find, stop and prevent epidemics. It calls for lawmakers to fund the country’s epidemic preparedness...

Adesina devotes World Food Prize to endow fight for food security

Akinwumi Adesina, 2017 recipient of the World Food Prize, has devoted monetary awards attached to his prize to endow a foundation to improve food...

Becoming malaria free by 2020

Source: WHO Much of 21st century medicine is still spent battling ancient diseases. Malaria is such an old disease that there are references to it...

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