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Africa’s second coronavirus wave was much worse than the first, analysis shows

By Ivana Kottasova, CNN (CNN)The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit Africa much harder than the first wave, a new analysis has shown. Daily new infections across the continent were approximately 30% higher during the second wave, according to the study published in The Lancet journal. Its authors …

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The UN removes cannabis from list of the most dangerous substances

A United Nations commission has voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized it as one of the most dangerous drugs — a move that recognizes the plant as having medicinal value. The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs approved a recommendation from the World Health Organization on Wednesday to …

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