Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

Mozambique: Number of Coronavirus Cases Rises to 162

Maputo — Mozambique’s National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene, announced in Maputo on Thursday that, with the diagnosis of a further six cases of the coronavirus that causes the respiratory disease Covid-19, the number of confirmed cases in Mozambique has risen from 156 to 162. Speaking at the Health Ministry’s daily press conference on

Mozambique: Marrule to Run MCC-Mozambique Office

Maputo — Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Thursday demanded correct use of the funds granted to Mozambique by the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), as well as scrupulous compliance with the deadlines agreed for implementing MCC projects. Rosario gave these instructions to the new national coordinator of the Office charged with

Mozambique: Containers Full of Logs Seized

Maputo — The Mozambican authorities in Dondo district in the central province of Sofala have seized 50 containers full of logs, which were apparently about to be exported illegally from the country. According to the independent television station STV, a routine inspection, involving staff of the Sofala provincial environment directorate , and of the forestry

Huawei Says ‘Survival’ at Stake After New US Sanctions

WASHINGTON – Once poised to become a global leader in the coming advent of 5G wireless networks, Chinese tech giant Huawei warns its survival is at stake following the latest U.S. decision to cut it off from semiconductor suppliers. “Survival is the key for us now,” said Guo Ping, rotating chairman at Huawei’s annual analyst

WHO Rates Its COVID-19 Efforts, Points to $900M Funding Gap

  The World Health Organization director-general told the agency’s executive board Friday it has a $900 million gap in funds for its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In its first virtual meeting, the board and its newly-elected chairman, Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, heard Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus say the WHO had worked “day and

New Studies Warn of Dangers From Hydroxychloroquine, Falling Vaccination Rates

  A malaria drug that U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking to avoid contracting COVID-19 has been linked to increased risk of death in patients with the disease, according to a study published in a prominent medical journal. The study, published Friday in The Lancet, monitored more than 96,000 COVID-19 hospital patients.