Tag: Pandemic

Curtains shutdown as Japan douse it’s more than a year Olympic flame this Sunday

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will douse its more than year-old Olympic flame on Sunday, closing out a Tokyo Games that…

Tokyo Olympics: COVID-19 cases rise to 133

TOKYO. The number of COVID-19 cases at the Tokyo Olympics has risen to 133, organizers said on Sunday, as the…

COVID-19 and climate change: The search for new models of sustainable development

Is there a correlation between the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change? Apparently not. The virus is supposed to weaken with…

South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions as infections rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Battling a fast-increasing surge of Covid-19 cases, South Africa has reintroduced tough restrictions including a ban on…

COVID-19 has worsened humanitarian crisis in Horn of Africa, UN Says

NAIROBI, June 21 (Xinhua) — The Horn of Africa region is grappling with a widespread humanitarian crisis linked to negative…

Coronavirus vaccine shots administered worldwide exceed 1,7billion

ANKARA. Over 1.74 billion coronavirus vaccine shots have been given worldwide, figures compiled by Our World in Data, an online…

Coronavirus vaccine jabs administered worldwide tops 1,4B

ANKARA – More than 1.4 billion coronavirus vaccine jabs have been administered worldwide, according to the Our World in Data…

Africa:The only region with a unified strategy on COVID-19

Africa is the only region to have developed a unified continental strategy for the coronavirus pandemic that has delivered results,…

Data gap: The cost of not counting the dead in Africa

Only eight African countries out of more than 50 have a compulsory system to register deaths, a BBC investigation has…

Zimbabwe extends lockdown to February 15, as cases start falling

HARARE – Zimbabwe on Friday announced a 10-day extension to a month-long coronavirus lockdown to curb surging infections. Acting President…