17 Mar 2021

Brazil health service in ‘worst crisis in its history’

Brazil is currently battling a record high number of patients and the collapse of its health service and intensive care units. Hospitals have reportedly been overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, according to Brazil’s leading health institute, Fiocruz. Covid-19 units every Brazilian state besides two are at or above 80% capacity, according

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12 Oct 2020

China to test 9 million people as coronavirus cluster detected in city of Qingdao

Following an outbreak of 12 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the port city of Qingdao, China plans to test 9 million people to tackle the issue head-on a prevent a wider outbreak. Since mid-August, China has been largely free of the infectious disease, with all new cases reportedly imported from

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22 Sep 2020

In political turmoil and economic collapse, Lebanon could now be overwhelmed by Covid-19

in Lebanon, COVID-19 daily case reports are skyrocketing following a deadly blast that injured thousands and killed hundreds. Lebanon is currently facing an economic crisis and political turmoil. Re-imposing new lockdown measures to contain the spread of the virus could result in full economic collapse as well as severe political

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21 May 2020

More than five million virus cases worldwide

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak awareness, the number of confirmed cases has surpassed five million globally. According to data tracked and analyzed by Johns Hopkins University, the number of people who have died from the virus worldwide is currently over 328,000. As countries turn to alternative solutions to

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18 May 2020

Coronavirus: Global push for inquiry into Covid-19 response

Today, 194 member states of the World Health Organization will meet virtually, aiming to open an independent review of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO will face questions on how it dealt with the outbreak and spread of the virus and Chinese President Xi Jinping talked during the

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