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US volunteers to test first coronavirus vaccine

The first human trial of a vaccine to protect against pandemic coronavirus is starting in the US later on Monday, according to reports. A group of 45 healthy volunteers will have the jab, at the Kaiser Permanente research facility, in Seattle. The vaccine cannot cause Covid-19 but contains a harmless genetic …

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Burkina Faso confirms first cases of coronavirus

Burkina Faso on Monday reported its first two cases of coronavirus, the health minister said, becoming the sixth country in sub-Saharan Africa affected by the virus. Health Minister Claudine Lougue told reporters that the two patients, a husband and wife, had recently returned to Burkina Faso from a trip to …

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