A volunteer receives a shot

Demographics, preparedness may explain Africa’s low COVID-19 fatality rates

Health & Medicine

BBC Africa reporter Andrew Harding speculates on the reasons why Africa’s overall COVID-19 fatality rates have been so low compared to the rest of the world.

Two llamas in a field.

Could llama antibodies be the key to a coronavirus treatment?

Fainess Lipenga was trafficked by her boss, a former diplomat in the US from Malawi. Now, Lipenga is an advocate for victims of human trafficking.

This woman says she was trafficked by a diplomat. And it happens all the time.

The World

Why 21st-century anti-vaxxers have nothing on their 18th-century counterparts

Devyani Khobragade

India gets even for its indicted diplomat by expelling a US diplomat

Global Politics