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Guest Contributor Addis Abeba, March 31/2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic and disparate international response to the deadly virus has put diplomacy on a standstill. International organizations, including the United Nations, have virtually shuttered their offices. Bilateral engagements have also dwindled amid travel restrictions and countries turn their attentions inward to …

Zemelak Ayitenew Ayele (@zemelak_a), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 31/2020 – On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Ethiopia two days after WHO declared the virus a global pandemic. At …

Addis Abeba, March 30/2020 – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health said there are now 25 confirmed cases in Ethiopia after three more people were tested positive for COVID-19. Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) has so far conducted 1013 laboratory tests, 66 of them within the last twenty-four hours, out of which …