Far from flattening the curve of infection, we are still well behind it. The disease initially took 67 days to infect 100,000 people; soon, 100,000 people and more will be infected daily. Without concerted and courageous action, the number of new cases will almost certainly escalate into the millions, pushing health systems to breaking point, economies into a nosedive and people into despair, with the poorest hit hardest.World Health Organization, a member of the United Nations family; countries acting on their own – as they must for their people – will not get the job done for all. … [Read more...] about UN secretary general: recovery from the coronavirus crisis must lead to a better world
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'We always knew that when it came to a pandemic it was a case of when, not if. But there has been a focus on influenza preparedness. And for things like influenza mass testing is not important and it never figured as a potential strategy.' … [Read more...] about British health officials ‘IGNORED warnings from WHO to prepare for mass testing in case of a major pandemic as far back as 2005’
Extinction Rebellion protests go global Berlin, Germany Around 1,000 protesters in Berlin blocked the Grosser Stern, a roundabout in the middle of the German capital. 300 more blocked a central square with couches, tables, chairs, and flower pots. In total, over 3,000 people joined demonstrations in Berlin. The protests come as the German government is on the brink of passing a climate bill that many have criticized for being too weak. … [Read more...] about What do futurists imagine for the post-coronavirus-pandemic world?
'I moved in with my family because I live in an apartment building and someone in the building tested positive, like a guest, so I had to get out,' Demi, 27, revealed. … [Read more...] about Demi Lovato announces she’s releasing her capsule collection with Fabletics… as she reveals portion of sales will go to Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund
Our daughter is a GP trainee and recently had her training programme stopped due to the Covid-19 outbreak. So she is compelled to continue working in an A&E department. Last Friday, she completed the following: eight consecutive shifts, a total of 76 hours worked, a mixture of twilights, nights and day shifts. Throughout that time, she worked with inadequate personal protective equipment. … [Read more...] about PPE scandal and the doctors being rejected