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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
Cartoons for Future: An exhibition bangs the drum for the environment A wet grave The environmental crisis will also have consequences on migration. In this sharp-tongued cartoon, a mother calls to her children in the Mediterranean Sea: "Come out right now! You're not supposed to play in a cemetery!" It brings to mind the image of the drowned three-year-old refugee Alan Kurdi, as well as the thousands of migrants who've lost their lives at the world's deadliest sea crossing. … [Read more...] about What do futurists imagine for the post-coronavirus-pandemic world?
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What are the latest developments around the world? Italy remains the worst affected country in the world. Tuesday's figures show the official death toll rose by 837 deaths to 12,428, more than the 812 recorded on Monday. The number of new infections was 2,107, which was higher than the previous day, but a marked decline on numbers a few days ago. France has recorded 499 new hospital deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 3,523. This is the highest daily rise in such deaths in France since the outbreak began A 12-year-old girl has died in Belgium. She is thought to be the youngest Covid-19 victim in Europe. In total Belgium has lost 705 people in the outbreak In the UK a 13-year-old boy from south London died in hospital on Monday In Russia, lawmakers have passed an "anti-virus" package of laws including up to seven years in prison for serious violations of quarantine rulesIn India, the authorities are searching for hundreds of people who attended a religious event in the … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Greatest test since World War Two, says UN chief