The number of people receiving aid from BAMX has reached an all-time high due to the COVID-19 pandemic, says director Miguel Rojas. Last year, this food bank network supplied 1.3 million people throughout Mexico — in May, the number jumped to 1.6 million. In Puebla, 130,000 people were registered as recipients in January, and now there are 160,000. Rojas expects that number to grow to 200,000 in the coming months. "That will be a challenge because we will need to get more donations to cope," Rojas says. … [Read more...] about In Mexico, coronavirus floods food banks with demand
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In a separate study published on Thursday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 42% of 78 close contacts of Covid-19 patients in a hospital in Wuhan, China, showed no symptoms of the disease. The researchers found the asymptomatic study participants had a shorter duration of viral shedding, a shorter duration of disease and were less likely to pass it on. The asymptomatic cases were more likely to be women, and to only shed the virus (shedding refers to the replication of the virus inside the body being released into the environment, such as on to surfaces or into the air) for eight days compared with 19 for those with symptoms. … [Read more...] about Asymptomatic coronavirus: how common is it and can its spread be contained?
At the end of the month a police officer was guarding the crime scene when they heard a parrot say "Ay, no, Por favour, soltame!" ("No, please, let me go"), Clarin reports. … [Read more...] about Parrot ‘who heard victim’s last words’ to give evidence in rape and murder trial