Category Archives: Medical

US, Russia, Britain Top List of COVID Infections

Nearly 4.6 million people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus and more than 310,000 have died because of it, according to figures available Saturday afternoon from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States, Russia and Britain top the list of …

Will Warmer Weather Slow COVID-19 Spread?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first erupted in China this winter, hopes have lingered that the outbreak would die down with the change of seasons.

“A lot of people think that goes away in April with the heat,” U.S. President Donald

Viruses Are Always Changing, Here’s Why That Could Hamper Development of an Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

The Trump administration is pushing to have hundreds of millions of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine available by the end of the year. However, experts say the unprecedented speed risks taking shortcuts on safety, and there’s no guarantee that any …

Mozambique: 1100 Deaths in Cabo Delgado Civil War

The death toll of the Cabo Delgado civil war to 25 April is 1100, according to ACLED (Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project). Of the 1100 deaths, more than 700 were civilians. This year, up to 25 April, there …

UN Appeals for Billions in Coronavirus Aid for Poorest Nations

The United Nations is boosting its appeal for billions of dollars in coronavirus aid, saying the money is necessary to “protect millions of lives” and help stop the spread of the infection in “fragile countries.”

The U.N.’s humanitarian office said …

Whistleblower Says US Officials Ignored Coronavirus Drug, Equipment Warnings

A senior U.S. government scientist is set to testify in a congressional hearing next week after filing a whistleblower complaint alleging officials retaliated against him for insisting on “scientifically vetted proposals” and “a more aggressive agency response to COVID-19.”
Congresswoman …