COVID 19 Info Basket- Articles #22

Forbes: We Should Consider Starting Covid-19 Vaccinations Now.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevensalzberg/2020/08/02/start-vaccinating-now/

The Guardian: Two cruise ships hit by coronavirus weeks after industry restarts.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/03/two-cruise-ships-hit-by-coronavirus-weeks-after-industry-restarts

BBC News: Coronavirus: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu ‘hugely beneficial’.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53632043

Al Jazeera English: Australia’s Victoria declares state of disaster over coronavirus.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/08/australia-victoria-declares-state-disaster-coronavirus-200802042802433.html

Science News: Hydroxychloroquine can’t stop COVID-19. It’s time to move on, scientists say.

The Guardian: North Korea declares emergency over suspected Covid-19 case.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/26/kim-jong-un-conveys-urgent-meeting-after-suspected-case-of-covid-19

Coronavirus: South Africa cases pass half million mark    

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53625789

China healthcare workers in Hong Kong to battle COVID-19

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/08/china-healthcare-workers-hong-kong-battle-covid-19-200802173925279.html

Australia’s Victoria imposes curfew, state of disaster to contain COVID-19

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/02/coronavirus-australias-victoria-imposes-curfew-state-of-disaster.html

Coronavirus – Rwanda: Robots use in Rwanda to fight against COVID-19

https://guardian.ng/apo-press-releases/coronavirus-rwanda-robots-use-in-rwanda-to-fight-against-covid-19/

Global report: Philippines ‘losing battle’ as WHO records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/01/global-report-philippines-losing-battle-as-who-records-biggest-jump-in-covid-19-cases

Ethiopian Workers Are Forced to Return Home, Some with Coronavirus

Indian Billionaires Bet Big on Head Start in Coronavirus Vaccine Race

Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany against restrictions

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53622797

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 292,000

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-08-01/WHO-reports-record-daily-increase-in-global-coronavirus-cases-SByMx8dUSk/index.html

School Reopening: Ogun begins mandatory COVID-19, malaria tests for SS3 students

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/ssouth-west/406352-school-reopening-ogun-begins-mandatory-covid-19-malaria-tests-for-ss3-students.html

Coronavirus: Mauritania to strengthen its COVID-19 Response   

https://guardian.ng/apo-press-releases/coronavirus-mauritania-to-strengthen-its-covid-19-response/

How to Clean Your N95 Mask or Face Covering with Covid-19 coronavirus

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2020/08/01/how-to-clean-your-n95-mask-or-face-covering-with-covid-19-coronavirus/#c6355b92fd12

In pictures: Eid al Adha in a Covid-19 world          

https://www.trtworld.com/life/in-pictures-eid-al-adha-in-a-covid-19-world-38551

Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It.

Luxembourg joins Spain on quarantine list for UK travellers

https://www.ft.com/content/32ebadef-ceec-4011-acbe-869c9c2bc2ae

What Can Victorian Schools Teach America About Reopening?

Coronavirus: Scaled back Hajj pilgrimage begins in Saudi Arabia  

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-53571886

Vietnam on high alert as coronavirus cases detected in major cities

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/29/vietnam-on-high-alert-coronavirus-cases-major-cities-hanoi

Central Africa’s Muslim Feast Hampered as COVID-19 Blocks Livestock Trade

https://www.voanews.com/africa/central-africas-muslim-feast-hampered-covid-19-blocks-livestock-trade

For Senegal’s Biggest Holiday, a Shortage of the All-Important Sheep

Latin America Is Facing a ‘Decline of Democracy’ Under the Pandemic

Vietnam detects first locally transmitted Covid-19 cases since Aprilhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/27/vietnam-evacuates-80000-tourists-amid-new-covid-19-cases-in-danang

Life After Lockdown in Mexico City

We’ll Be Wearing Masks for a While. Why Not Make Them Nice?

Why do asymptomatic COVID-19 cases even happen?

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/07/why-do-asymptomatic-coronavirus-cases-even-happen-cvd/

Hong Kong sees spike of new COVID-19 cases     

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/hong-kong-sees-spike-of-new-covid-19-cases/1922744

Coronavirus: ‘No apologies’ for Spain travel rule change

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53541301

The Coronavirus Unleashed Along the Amazon River

North Korea Declares Emergency After Suspected Covid-19 Case

After Early Success, Israel’s Netanyahu Faces Fury for Flubbing Virus Fight

Can You Get Covid-19 Again? It’s Very Unlikely, Experts Say

Scaled-down Hajj pilgrimage to start on July 29: Saudi officials

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/scaled-hajj-pilgrimage-start-july-29-saudi-officials-200721013258024.html

Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine triggers immune response 

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53469839

Jailed FIFA Official Juan Ángel Napout Contracts Coronavirus in Florida Prison

Melbourne Lockdown Elicits Hope, Anger and Vows of Resilience

Coronavirus: White House targets US disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53392817

In South Africa, Burial Traditions Upended by Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-53319517

Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States