Health workers are resigning and the country's national health system shows signs that it is buckling under pressure from the global pandemic.
Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the safety of the vaccine and looking for signs of its effectiveness.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 5.5 million people, with over 346,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 25:
The pandemic gives South Africans a chance to rejig their economy to prioritise the poor.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 5.4 million people, with over 344,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 24:
Many countries in Europe have relaxed their restrictions and the Trump administration in the US has asked states to open their economies, but the threat of the coronavirus still looms over any social gathering.
"Aside from the devastation caused by the novel coronavirus, there is also a political virus spreading through the US," Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. "This political virus is the use of every opportunity to attack and smear China."
The Franco-Japanese industrial alliance is looking to cut back production capacity in view of the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic as the two carmakers realign themselves to the new reality.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 340,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 23:
Over the phone, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump also talk about bilateral ties and regional developments, including Syria and Libya.
The idea of grants is anathema to the EU's self-styled "frugal four", Austria, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, who generally oppose big spending and fear the proposal will lead to a mutualisation of member states' debt.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
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