School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have deprived millions of poor children not only of their classes, but of what is often their main, if not only, food. "We run the risk of losing an entire generation," warn two UN agencies that urge to support governments for the prompt reopening of schools in safe sanitary conditions.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and Covid-19
The company announced that it is joining a non-profit joint effort by several organizations and other pharmaceutical companies to ensure equitable access to vaccines against COVID-19 and to immunize at least 20% of the population of each country by the end of the year. . The COVAX initiative is also continuing its research and preparing to deal with new mutations in the virus.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order for his country to once again join the Paris Agreement, signed by 194 nations, and which seeks to keep this century's global temperature rise below 2 ° C to prevent further events. extreme weather conditions. The president also signed another executive order that prevents the United States from leaving the World Health Organization.
“Being prepared is more important than being fast. This is the moment when the states of our region must act to be ready to distribute and vaccinate ”, warned the UN agency for health in the American continent, which has also expressed concern about the new variants of the coronavirus, that may be speeding up the transmission.
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The experts will begin working virtually while they quarantine, and then continue the investigation on the ground alongside their Chinese peers. Meanwhile, the International Emergency Committee is meeting to issue recommendations on new coronavirus mutations and vaccination as a possible requirement for travel.
Between November 11 and December 28, 2020, the municipalities of Golfe 1 and Golfe 6 in Lomé (Togo) reported 67 suspected cases of cholera, two of them fatal, with symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting; this represents a fatality ratio of 3%. Four health districts (Katanga, Adakpamé, Gbétsogbé in Golfe ...
The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, has had a major impact on human health around the world: it has infected large numbers of people; it has caused serious forms of disease and long-term health consequences; it has caused deaths and excess mortality, particularly among populations ...