Daily Archives: June 1, 2022

WHO: Africa reports nearly 1,400 monkeypox cases this year

BRAZZAVILLE— Seven African countries have cumulatively reported nearly 1,400 monkeypox cases so far this year, with 1,392 suspected and 44 confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said as the number of infections worldwide continues to clim…

Update: Rwanda vows to retaliate if DR Congo ‘attacks continue’

KIGALI— Rwanda will retaliate against any further attacks launched from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the East African nation’s foreign minister warned, as tensions between the two neighbours soar.A diplomatic feud between Kigali and Kinshasa has e…

Africans See Inequity in Monkeypox Response Elsewhere

As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease’s spread have long been available, just not…

UN Peacekeeping Convoy Attacked in Mali; 1 Killed, 3 Hurt

Suspected terrorists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping convoy in northern Mali on Wednesday, the United Nations said. A Jordanian peacekeeper was killed and three other Jordanians were wounded.U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the supply convoy was unde…