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Belete A. Desimmie, @adbelete, (MD, PhD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 24/2020 – Physicians and other healthcare workers have answered the internal call to action to halt the spread of COVID-19 and are doing what they have been called upon and trained to do – taking care of patients. …

Sosena Kebede, MD, MPH, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 24/2020 – Health risk communication is a type of communication health experts provide to people who face threats to their health or social wellbeing. This type of communication requires more than language proficiency and more than subject matter expertise. The …

Belete Ayele (@adbelete), Tinsae Alemayehu (@tinsaetigist) and Fitsum Tilahun (@fitse_t), For Addis Standard  COVID-19: A Once-In-A-Century Pandemic Addis Abeba, March 23/2020 – A pandemic is a global outbreak of disease caused by a novel pathogen that spread between people because of little to no pre-existing herd immunity. Coronavirus disease 2019 …