Sierra Leone’s agreement to sell 250 acres of pristine beach and rainforest to China in a $55 million deal has sparked outrage from conservationists, human rights and animal welfare groups and local landowners, who have said the project would “destroy pristine rainforest, plunder fish stocks, pollute the marine environment
WHO calls for further studies, data on origin of SARS-CoV-2 virus, reiterates that all hypotheses remain open
WHO director Tedros Ghebreyesus, who received the full report on the weekend, said it advances understanding in important ways, while raising questions that will need to be addressed by further studies.
Sierra Leone has received a consignment of 200,000 Sino-Pharm covid-19 vaccines and 201,600 pieces of disposable needles and syringes from the People’s Republic of China.
If all human efforts seem to fail in making this world a global village through internet technology, bringing nations together through sports, and strategizing together in building a united force to protect the rights of everyone, the COVID-19 pandemic should now be the reason why we must all embrace one another for the good of all, not against one another.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says as of Saturday 7th, March, 2020, the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpassed 100 000.
Billionaires are spending millions to fight the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 110,000 people and killed nearly 3,900 globally, including 22 reported deaths in the United States.
South Africa’s government will quarantine dozens of citizens who’ve asked to be repatriated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.