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World Health Organization says global coronavirus cases ‘still on the way up’

Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Naohiko Hatta – Pool/Getty Images) If you thought Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the coronavirus’ first wave of victims, the World Health Organization wants you to pump your breaks on the premature celebrations. According to Newsweek, Monday, representatives from… Read More »

Why is malaria a global health issue

With information displayed around the workplace, that is far from the case. It’s a disease caused by a parasite spread by a particular kind of mosquito, were you surprised to learn that malaria kills more people than AIDS? More secure world. Image contributed by the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit — and strengthen systems that deliver… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic threatens to knock $1 trillion off global economy

By Adam Vaughan Markets are falling around the worldTomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images Financial markets around the world have suffered their worst week since the 2008 financial crash, as the economic impact of the covid-19 coronavirus edging towards a pandemic becomes clearer. Around $ 5 trillion has been wiped off share markets globally this week, with the… Read More »