COVID 19 Info Basket- Articles #24

Global agreement to make COVID-19 antigen tests available for all

Nigeria: Lagos Cancels Independence Day Parade Over Covid-19

https://allafrica.com/stories/202010010158.html

CBN moves to forestall food shortages amid COVID-19   

https://guardian.ng/business-services/cbn-moves-to-forestall-food-shortages-amid-covid-19/

Covid-19 deaths pass 1,000 in Birmingham hospitals       

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-54323193

Covid-19 in Scotland: Sharp spike in infections among teenagers

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-54314910

Game on: How COVID-19 became the perfect match for gamers

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/09/covid19-coronavirus-pandemic-video-games-entertainment-media/

Melbourne lifts curfew after nearly two months of lockdown as coronavirus cases fall

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/28/australia/melbourne-lifts-lockdown-intl-hnk-scli/index.html

Cases of Covid-19 on Tui cruise ship appear to be ‘false positives’

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/cruises/news/cruise-ship-coronavirus-outbreak-greece-covid-19-latest-news/

Global partnership to make available 120 million affordable, quality COVID-19 rapid tests for low- and middle-income countries            

https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/28-09-2020-global-partnership-to-make-available-120-million-affordable-quality-covid-19-rapid-tests-for-low–and-middle-income-countries

The coronavirus has killed at least 1 million people worldwide

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/09/28/coronavirus-covid-live-updates-us/

As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work

Concerns mount as Iran gripped by third major COVID-19 wave

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/9/27/concerns-mount-as-iran-gripped-by-third-major-covid-19-wave

Advocacy group warns that 500,000 sharks may need to die for a COVID-19 vaccine

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/advocacy-group-warns-that-500-000-sharks-may-need-to-die-for-a-covid-19-vaccine-1.5122624

Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

The pandemic is plunging millions back into extreme poverty

https://www.economist.com/international/2020/09/26/the-pandemic-is-plunging-millions-back-into-extreme-poverty

Covid-19: Quarter of UK under stricter rules, and students stuck in halls

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54306293

World in disarray: Angry exchanges at top UN meeting on COVID-19

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/9/25/world-in-disarray-angry-exchanges-at-top-un-meeting-on-covid-19

The little talked about side-effects of COVID-19 

https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2020/9/25/the-little-talked-about-side-effects-of-covid-19/

COVID in Scotland: 172 test positive in Glasgow University outbreak

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-54268780

More restrictions expected in Europe as coronavirus spreads rapidly and rattles markets

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/21/europe-coronavirus-latest-more-restrictions-likely-in-the-coming-days.html

UN chief appeals for global solidarity at General Assembly, warns COVID is ‘dress rehearsal’ for challenges ahead

https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/09/1072972

Why India’s COVID problem could be bigger than we think           

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-54176375

World Health Organization announces distribution plan for COVID-19 vaccine

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/world-health-organization-announces-distribution-plan-covid-19/story?id=73031332

Weekly Review: COVID-19 patients discharged last week lowest in three months

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/414250-weekly-review-covid-19-patients-discharged-last-week-lowest-in-three-months.html

Israel to Enter Lockdown Again as Second Coronavirus Wave Hits

https://www.wsj.com/articles/israel-to-shut-down-again-as-second-coronavirus-wave-hits-11600028298

Inside Twitter’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

https://hbr.org/2020/09/inside-twitters-response-to-the-covid-19-crisis

Trapped by Pandemic, Ships’ Crews Fight Exhaustion and Despair

It Will Take More Than a Vaccine to Beat COVID-19

https://www.newyorker.com/science/medical-dispatch/the-state-of-the-fight-against-covid-19

Coronavirus lockdowns around the world: Which countries are in lockdown? USA, Australia

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1332495/coronavirus-lockdowns-around-the-world-usa-Australia-india

Coronavirus: India overtakes Brazil in COVID-19 cases

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-54023509

US Open players pulled from tournament after contact with COVID-positive player

https://abcnews.go.com/US/us-open-players-pulled-tournament-contact-covid-positive/story?id=72842299

Coronavirus: Russian vaccine shows signs of immune response

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54036221

COVID-19: FG reviews nationwide curfew to 12am – 4am

Nigeria: Lagos state to open schools despite health concerns

https://www.theafricareport.com/40384/nigeria-lagos-state-to-open-schools-despite-health-concerns/

French tennis player says the COVID-19 restrictions at the U.S. Open are ‘abominable’ and players have been treated like ‘prisoners or criminals’

https://www.insider.com/kristina-mladenovic-us-open-covid-19-restrictions-abominable-2020-9

Global: Amnesty analysis reveals over 7,000 health workers have died from COVID-19

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/09/amnesty-analysis-7000-health-workers-have-died-from-covid19/

Source: Robert Pattinson Has COVID-19, Halting The Batman Production

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/09/09/robert-pattinson-the-batman-coronavirus

‘Coronavirus a blessing’: Pandemic boom in Nigeria’s ‘Kannywood’

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/blessing-pandemic-boom-nigeria-kannywood-200901092207628.html

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