Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges

The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups warned that the country was waging "a losing battle" against the coronavirus amid an alarming surge ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines virus cases top 100,000 in 'losing battle'

Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling milestone after medical groups declared that the country was waging "a losing battle" against the virus and asked the president to reimpose ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ghana's much praised COVID-19 strategy has gone awry. Here is why

In its early days, Ghana's COVID-19 response was heralded as a success story. Its perspective was captured in a statement by Ghana's president when he announced Africa's first lockdown on 28 March: "We know how to bring the ...

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