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Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid?

2020-09-23T08:00:00+00:00

In late April 2020, Ethan Weiss, a San Francisco cardiologist, joined colleagues in New York to care for critically ill patients with Covid-19. On Weiss’s last day there, a relatively young man was dying of Covid, as his wife lay ill with Covid down the hall. They had been in the...

Tribal Truce — How Can We Bridge the Partisan Divide and Conquer Covid?2020-09-23T08:00:00+00:00

Global solution to COVID-19 in sight, ‘we sink or we swim together’ – WHO chief

2020-09-21T18:55:01+00:00

COVID-19 is an “unprecedented global crisis that demands an unprecedented global response”, the chief of the UN health agency said on Monday, unveiling a plan to have two billion doses of coronavirus vaccine available by the end of 2021.  ...

Global solution to COVID-19 in sight, ‘we sink or we swim together’ – WHO chief2020-09-21T18:55:01+00:00

Survival of wildlife reserves under threat in Namibia

2020-09-19T04:15:06+00:00

After six months of lockdown, the Namibian government ended travel restrictions and curfews on Friday, in light of a drop in new COVID-19 cases. But Namibia’s economy, which depends heavily on wildlife tourism, has taken a major hit during the period, and the future of the country’s wildlife reserves, otherwise known...

Survival of wildlife reserves under threat in Namibia2020-09-19T04:15:06+00:00

An uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

2020-09-19T04:15:05+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely put a freeze on migration. But will the movement of people recover once the current crisis is over? In an interview with UN News, Gary Rynhart, a senior official at the UN labour agency, ILO, explains why a return to “normal” is unlikely, and migrants will...

An uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world2020-09-19T04:15:05+00:00

COVID-19 illustrates ‘woefully under prepared’ world – UN health chief

2020-09-18T20:54:21+00:00

Despite efforts to break the global cycle of panic and neglect seen throughout multiple disease outbreaks, the UN health agency chief said on Friday that the new coronavirus has shown that the world was “woefully under prepared”. ...

COVID-19 illustrates ‘woefully under prepared’ world – UN health chief2020-09-18T20:54:21+00:00

WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort

2020-09-17T20:54:21+00:00

Countries which have not signed on to a global mechanism that has pledged to provide fair and timely access to a COVID-19 vaccine, are urged to do so before Friday, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told a virtual meeting of Member States, held on the eve of the...

WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort2020-09-17T20:54:21+00:00

‘Tens of millions of Yemenis’ devastated by unabated war and COVID-19 

2020-09-17T20:49:45+00:00

More than five years of war have “devastated the lives of tens of millions of Yemenis”, with experts estimating that up to one million may have been affected by COVID-19, the UN chief told the General Assembly on Thursday.  ...

‘Tens of millions of Yemenis’ devastated by unabated war and COVID-19 2020-09-17T20:49:45+00:00

Protect health workers to save patients, WHO reiterates on World Patient Safety Day

2020-09-17T12:00:19+00:00

COVID-19 has reminded the world of the vital role health workers play in relieving suffering and saving lives, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has said, underlining the need to ensure their safety and protection.  ...

Protect health workers to save patients, WHO reiterates on World Patient Safety Day2020-09-17T12:00:19+00:00

COVID pushes millions more children deeper into poverty, new study finds

2020-09-17T09:30:25+00:00

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed an additional 150 million children into multidimensional poverty – deprived of education, health, housing, nutrition, sanitation or water – a new UN study has found.  ...

COVID pushes millions more children deeper into poverty, new study finds2020-09-17T09:30:25+00:00