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COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths - New UN Report

no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Germany’s COVID-19 Infection Rate Rises After Lockdown Lifted


Coronavirus: Germany’s COVID-19 Infection Rate Rises After Lockdown Lifted

Reports say, the rate at which the coronavirus is spreading in Germany has increased following the easing of lockdown restrictions. Authorities say the “R” factor, which […]

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no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Poland’s All-Postal Presidential Vote ‘Dangerously Undermines’ Democracy Warns HRW


Poland’s All-Postal Presidential Vote ‘Dangerously Undermines’ Democracy Warns HRW

Poland’s government should scrap its plan to hold an all-postal presidential ballot next month or risk undermining the country’s democracy, Human Rights Watch warned. Campaigning for […]

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no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Spain, Italy, France Record Lowest Daily Death Toll In Over A Month


Coronavirus: Spain, Italy, France Record Lowest Daily Death Toll In Over A Month

Reports say,the number of people dying from COVID-19 dropped to its lowest level in over a month in the three European countries most impacted by the […]

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no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Boris Johnson Returns Amid Pressure Over Strategy


Boris Johnson Returns Amid Pressure Over Strategy

Report says, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday, a month after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus and hospitalised in an intensive […]

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cholera vaccination campaign targets 1.2 million in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

no responses. April 24, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Africa Vaccination Week Kicks Off As Pandemic Threatens Immunization Gains


COVID-19: Africa Vaccination Week Kicks Off As Pandemic Threatens Immunization Gains

This year’s Africa Vaccination Week starts today as the COVID-19 pandemic is causing significant disruption to vaccination efforts and to the surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases on […]

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no responses. April 24, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: WHO Cautions Countries Against Neglect Of Other Health Issues


COVID-19: WHO Cautions Countries Against Neglect Of Other Health Issues

The World Health Organization (WHO) says Public health systems in Africa are coming under severe strain as the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic persists. WHO said as countries […]

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no responses. April 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Greek Migrant Camp Is Set Alight As Clashes Shake Chios Island


Greek Migrant Camp Is Set Alight As Clashes Shake Chios Island

One of Greece’s largest migrant camps has been set alight after clashes broke out at Camp VIAL on the island of Chios. Three asylum seekers have […]

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no responses. April 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Gunman Disguised As Police Officer kills At Least 16 In Rural Canada


Gunman Disguised As Police Officer kills At Least 16 In Rural Canada

Report says, a man dressed as a police officer has killed 16 people in a shooting in rural Canada, the deadliest such attack in the country’s […]

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no responses. April 17, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

EU Facing ‘Moment Of Truth’, Says Macron As He Calls For Greater Financial Burden-Sharing


EU Facing ‘Moment Of Truth’, Says Macron As He Calls For Greater Financial Burden-Sharing

French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the European Union is facing “a moment of truth” with the COVID-19 pandemic exposing the need for greater solidarity between […]

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COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths - New UN Report

no responses. April 17, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Bolsonaro Fires Health Minister Over Pandemic Response


Coronavirus: Bolsonaro Fires Health Minister Over Pandemic Response

Reports say Brazil’s health minister has been fired by the country’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro for his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Luiz Henrique Mandetta tweeted […]

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COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths - New UN Report

no responses. April 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths – New UN Report


COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths – New UN Report

The looming global recession resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic could cause hundreds of thousands of additional child deaths this year. A new UN report issued on […]

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D-8 Health and Social Protection has commenced a partnership with Chatham House

no responses. April 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: D-8 To support Countries Build Post Pandemic Resilient Health Systems


COVID-19: D-8 To support Countries Build Post Pandemic Resilient Health Systems

As countries of the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic and its huge disruption to livelihood, economy and health systems, the Developing 8 Organizations for Economic Cooperation […]

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no responses. April 16, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus in Europe: Scramble For Face Masks And Medical Supplies Sends Prices Soaring


Coronavirus in Europe: Scramble For Face Masks And Medical Supplies Sends Prices Soaring

Vital medical supplies are being sold for twice or three times their value as countries scramble to keep their health workers protected, it’s been claimed. Unifarm, […]

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no responses. April 16, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

South Korea Election: Ruling Party Wins Amid Coronavirus Outbreak


South Korea Election: Ruling Party Wins Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Report says the party of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has won a decisive victory in parliamentary elections, with voters backing the government’s response to the […]

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no responses. April 16, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Covid-19: Trump Halts US Payments To WHO


Covid-19: Trump Halts US Payments To WHO

President Donald Trump says he has directed a halt to U.S. payments to the World Health Organization pending a review of its warnings about the coronavirus […]

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no responses. April 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Online Predators Put Millions Of Children At Risk During Pandemic Lockdown


COVID-19: Online Predators Put Millions Of Children At Risk During Pandemic Lockdown

Self-isolation has driven more and more children to move online during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an unprecedented rise in screen time and raising safety risks […]

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More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. April 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Syria Pandemic Threat Sparks Broad UN Containment Effort


COVID-19: Syria Pandemic Threat Sparks Broad UN Containment Effort

The United Nations and its partners are doing their utmost to support a comprehensive, multi-pronged effort to stem the impact of COVID-19 in Syria, where the […]

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no responses. April 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Pope Calls For Global Solidarity In Easter Message


Coronavirus: Pope Calls For Global Solidarity In Easter Message

Report says, Pope Francis has called for global solidarity to fight the coronavirus crisis in his Easter message read to an empty St Peter’s Basilica. “This […]

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no responses. April 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Easter Storms Sweep US South, Killing 6 In Mississippi


Easter Storms Sweep US South, Killing 6 In Mississippi

Strong storms pounding the Deep South have killed at least six people in south Mississippi and damaged up to 300 homes and other buildings in northern […]

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Equatorial Guinea Presents Offer To Join OPEC

no responses. April 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Major Oil Producers Agree On Production Cut


COVID-19: Major Oil Producers Agree On Production Cut

The world’s largest oil producers have agreed to slash production amid plummeting demand. Demand for oil has plummeted amid the coronavirus crisis – and with it […]

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