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Sosena Kebede, MD, MPH Addis Abeba, April 06/2020 – Sometimes it takes drastic events like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to remind us our collective vulnerabilities and our limited resources. Even the United States of America, one of the wealthiest countries that spends 18% of its GDP on health care (about …

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 …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, April 03/2020 – Endeshaw Tasew, Commissioner of Federal Police Commission, told Addis Standard that the police has “no comments for the time being” about the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Yayesew Shimelis, journalist and producer of Tigray TV Ethio-Forum YouTube segment. Yayesew was detained on March …