malawi News of 12/01/20
African Authorities Conduct Manhunts After Hundreds Flee Quarantine Centers In Zimbabwe And Malawi
(BLANTYRE, Malawi) — Manhunts have begun after hundreds of people, some with the coronavirus, fled quarantine centers in Zimbabwe and Malawi while authorities worry they will spread COVID-19 in countries whose health systems can be rapidly ...
People With Albinism In Malawi Issued With Alarms To Protect Against Abductions, Killings
(BLANTYRE, Malawi) — On a sunny February day, Catherine Amidu looked downcast. The protective alarm she received in October had not been working for close to two weeks, she said. The 17-year-old with albinism survived an attempt on her life in ...
Malawi Becomes The First Nation To Start Immunizing Kids With A Landmark Malaria Vaccine
(LONDON) — The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease. Although the vaccine only protects ...
‘No Help Is Coming.’ How Devastating Floods Are Fueling Sexual Violence And The Spread Of HIV In Malawi
When Eliza Jasi saw enormous floods sweeping their way through her village in southern Malawi on March 8th, she had one thought: not again. Malawi, a small, landlocked country in south-east Africa, home to 18.6 million people, has been hit by ...
Tropical Cyclone Kills Over 140 People In Mozambique, Zimbabwe And Malawi
(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been hit by a vicious cyclone that has killed more than 140 people, left hundreds more missing and stranded tens of thousands who are cut off from roads and telephones in mainly poor, ...