Daily Archives: August 23, 2020

Mozambique: Protecting People From Conflict, Cyclones and Covid-19 in Mozambique – a UN Resident Coordinator Blog

By the UN Resident Coordinator Myrta Kaulard, Laura Tomm-Bonde, IOM Chief of Mission and Samuel Chakwera, UNHCR Resident Representative, all based in Mozambique.In the town of Montepuez, Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique, Zaina, a mother of four, is…

Former Ukrainian Premier Tymoshenko Tests Positive for Coronavirus

KYIV – Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in serious condition with a fever, her party’s spokeswoman said on Sunday. Tymoshenko, 59, who twice served as premier before her defeat in the…

US Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Blood Plasma as COVID-19 Treatment

WHITE HOUSE – Calling it “a truly historic announcement,” U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed a federal government emergency authorization for use of convalescent blood plasma that he declared would “save countless lives” of coronavirus patien…