Category Archives: Health Services

COVID Infections Reach Record High in Tokyo

| July 31, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Tokyo’s metropolitan government said new coronavirus infections surged to a record high Saturday as the city hosts the Olympic Games.The government reported 4,058 new cases, topping 4,000 for the first time.The new record was set one day after Japan ex…

Millions in 23 Hunger Hot Spots Face Famine, Death, UN Agencies Say

| July 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The United Nations warns global hunger is increasing and urgent action is needed to stave off famine and death over coming months in nearly two dozen unstable, violence-prone countries.A report by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the Worl…

International Aid Cuts to Affect Millions Across Africa

| July 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to cuts in foreign aid from donor nations such as Britain — which cut its aid budget by $5.5 billion — Australia, Japan and Saudi Arabia. The funding loss is being felt in Burkina Faso, where it could shut down a group tha…

African Death Toll From COVID-19 Increasing

| July 29, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the continent’s death toll from COVID-19 has jumped 17 percent in the past month. In a media briefing Thursday, the Africa CDC said the infection rate has also increased and warned some c…

WHO: Millions of Tigrayans Without Basic Health Care

| July 28, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The World Health Organization warns that millions of people in conflict-ridden Tigray in northern Ethiopia lack access to basic health care and risk falling ill. The agency has been able to reach only a fraction of them.According to the WHO, about 3.8…

WHO Urges African Nations to Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations

| July 22, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The World Health Organization is urging African countries to ramp up preparations for COVID-19 vaccination rollouts in anticipation of the imminent arrival of millions of vaccine doses on the continent. WHO reports more than 6.2 million people have b…

Fuel Truck Blast Kills 13 in Kenya

| July 18, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Police said Sunday that 13 people were killed and many others seriously burned when an overturned petrol tanker exploded in western Kenya as crowds thronged to collect the spilling fuel.The fuel truck collided with another vehicle and toppled over late…

Malawi Adds More COVID-19 Vaccines in Attempt to Stem Surge

| July 17, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – The Malawi government has announced it will start inoculating its citizens with several COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to protect more of its population amid growing coronavirus infections. Health Minister Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda s…

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