Tag: countries


At Least 17 Non-Endemic Countries Report Monkeypox  

At least 17 countries have reported new confirmed cases of monkeypox. However, no associated deaths have been reported to date.As of 21 May, 92 laboratory-confirmed cases, and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox with ongoing investigations, have been reported to WHO from 12 Member States that are not endemic to monkeypox virus across three WHO regions.The following non-endemic countries have reported […]


COVID-19 Update

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 255.4 million people, leaving more than 5.1 million dead across 196 countries and territories. The majority of those infected have recovered and many countries have rolled out vaccine campaigns as economies start to recover from the pandemic. — Thousands of protesters decrying COVID-19 vaccinations gathered in cities around Australia Saturday as smaller counter-rallies […]


Barbados Prime Minister Appeals For New Debt Repayment System

  The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley has called for a new debt repayment system for Caribbean countries similar to what was given to Britain after World Wars I and II. Britain borrowed heavily back then to finance its war efforts with moratoriums granted on loans. The debt repayment system allowed Britain to have the fiscal space to return […]


WHO Makes S.O.S Call

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made another appeal to the Group of Seven industrial (G7) countries to do everything possible to fund the global COVID-19 recovery, warning the crisis cannot be resolved worldwide if they do not step up. The World Health Organization said these groups of countries have the resources that can help to arrest the health crisis […]


COVID-19 Continues To Plague Countries Globally

More than 80 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed worldwide, with over 1.7 million people across 196 countries and territories having died and over 50.4 million having recovered from the virus. As authorities warn of a spike in infections due to travel over the Christmas season, many countries are reimposing restrictions on movement and social gathering. Meanwhile, some countries are […]


Top Ten Countries With COVID-19 And Deaths

The novel coronavirus first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December. Today, more than 521,000 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while more than 10.8 million infections have been confirmed in at least 188 countries and territories. More than 5.7 million people have recovered to date. Below are the top […]


African Nations Tell UNHRC Make Racism An Agenda Item

A letter signed by 54 African countries and dispatched to the United Nations Human Rights Council has called on the International Organization to urgently debate racism and police brutality amid the unrest in the United States and many other countries around the world. Burkina Faso’s ambassador in his letter on behalf of the African countries to the UN in Geneva […]


Coronavirus Continues To Plague Caribbean Countries

The coronavirus, which continues to plague countries around the world, has affected 2,293,644 people with 583,783 reported as recovered, and 157,400 deaths. In the Caribbean region the number of coronavirus cases as of April 16 is reported accordingly: Dominican Republic-3755 cases,196 deaths, 215 recovered  Puerto Rico- 1043 cases, 56 deaths  Cuba- 862 cases, 24 deaths, 171 recovered  Martinique-159 cases, 8 deaths, 73 recovered  Guadeloupe-145 cases, 8 deaths, 68 recovered  Jamaica- 125 cases, 5 deaths, 21 recovered   Trinidad and Tobago- 114 cases, 8 deaths, 20 recovered  French Guiana- 96 cases, 61 recovered   […]


Every Precaution Taken — State And HHS Officials

At least 35 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said recently. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news briefing. But so far there has been no community spread of the infection […]