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Global Health Crisis

Yohannes Kinfu (PhD) Addis Abeba, May 12/2020 – Since the first novel Corona pandemic had emerged in China in late 2019 and spread rapidly around the world, the reaction and intensity to combat the disease had varied across nations. Some countries treated the pandemic as a brief incident (i.e. a …

Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan  & Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, May 11/2020 – A little over three weeks into Ethiopia’s third state of emergency in as many years, albeit this time for a different reason, Ethiopians are struggling to cope with layoffs, a loss of income and the host of regulations …

Sosena Kebede, MD, MPH Addis Abeba, May 08/2020 – The cause for the relatively slow rise of the COVID-19 pandemic in some African countries including Ethiopia is not fully understood. Multiple theories circulate including the weather, the fact that Africa has a much larger youth population compared to European nations, …