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Assessing Africa’s hunt for the COVID-19 vaccine

The global tally for confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 21 million. The search for a vaccine has seen different countries attempt to put their best foot forward. Nigeria is looking to resume international flight next week Saturday. Niniola Williams, Managing Director of DRASA Health Trust joins CNBC Africa to assess Africa's COVID-19 vaccine hunt.

DRC faces triple threat of coronavirus, Ebola & measles

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo officially declared the eleventh Ebola outbreak in the country on the first of June this year. This means that the DRC is now fighting to curtail the spread of three major health outbreaks – the Ebola Virus Disease, Measles and the COVID-19 pandemic simultaneously. Niniola Williams, Managing Director of Drasa Health Trust joins CNBC Africa more.

DRASA Health Trust on how Nigeria plans to tackle COVID-19

Almost 6 years since the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, the country has now recorded the first confirmed coronavirus case within its shores. Is Nigeria health care system capable of dealing with another disease outbreak? Niniola Williams, Managing Director of DRASA Health Trust joins CNBC Africa for more.

How the NCDC plans to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from reaching Nigeria

Following the coronavirus outbreak in China and confirmed cases in other countries, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is currently coordinating a multi-sectoral technical group that is assessing and managing the risk of importation to Nigeria. Niniola Williams, Managing Director of Drasa Health Trust joins CNBC Africa to explore ways the NCDC could prevent the spread of the virus.

DRC Ebola outbreak: What’s the situation like a year on?

It's exactly one year since the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ministry of Health declared the 10th Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu province in the country. Niniola Williams, Managing Director of DRASA Health Trust joins CNBC Africa for more.

WHO declares DRC Ebola outbreak global health emergency

On Wednesday the 17th of July, the World Health Organisation's Emergency Committee declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "Public health emergency of international concern". Niniola Soleye, Managing Director of DRASA Health Trust joins CNBC Africa for more.
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