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Solomon A. Dersso (PhD) @SolomonADersso Addis Abeba, April 04/2020 – Indications are emerging that Ethiopia is heading for a full lockdown. To be more accurate, the Federal Government seems poised to bring the measures it adopted against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the level of the governments of the Federal …

Tinsae Alemayehu (MD) @tinsaetigist Addis Abeba, April 02/2020 – Many Ethiopians are seen in public wearing gloves with the aim of preventing COVID-19 infection. This practice has been promoted by media and even government officials, further strengthening the drive for the mass to follow. This brief article is therefore 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 …