The region has made considerable progress in combating the disease, but complications linked to COVID-19 could potentially lead to double the number of deaths this year compared to 2018.
His stunning announcement suggests an unprecedented willingness to conduct a pharmaceutical experiment on himself.
The antimalarial drug has been talked about as a promising treatment for Covid-19 by Elon Musk and Donald Trump, but the science isn't nearly there yet.
He and his wife thought the product was the same as the pharmaceutical drug that Trump's been touting as a potential “game-changer.”
“The beauty is that these drugs have been out there,” the president said.
Malaria Is Devastating Rwanda's Rice Farmers — but the Government Still Won't Commit to This Easy Fix
Rice farmers put food on Rwandans' tables and prop up the economy, but get little help coping with the malaria-carrying mosquitoes in their fields.
This morning, millions of leaked papers reveal how the rich and powerful hide their wealth, Trump says he wants to sell off $16 trillion worth of government assets to eliminate the national debt, and more.
Because of the agility required, many of the collectors are children.
The trouble with talking about America's human experiments is that you instantly sound like a doomsday-prepping, conspiracy-spouting whackjob. To combat that stereotype, here's a rundown of some of the officially-documented ones we've carried out.
You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can’t afford them—or even afford to train doctors in the first place.
As a foreign correspondent, I have paid witness to many natural disasters and have seen first responders expect situations to unfold according to a set pattern. In the Philippines, a familiar pattern is playing out in the headlines, and these...