September 25, 2021
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WHO says Covid-19 third wave easing in Africa

africanews– The World Health Organization’s Africa regional body says the current wave of COVID-19 on the continent is easing off, but warned that the “fight is far from over”. WHO Africa’s director for communicable disease response Dr. Benido Impouma said that a
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Government cuts price of travel Covid tests by £20

independent– The government has cut the price of NHS coronavirus tests for travel by £20 amid criticism of the costs being imposed on holidaymakers. Travellers, including people who have been fully vaccinated, are having to shell out hundreds of pounds on PCR tests – a requirement that has been deterring people from going abroad. Under the […]
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As the virus spreads, hospitals in Senegal’s capital are overwhelmed

africanews– Until now relatively spared by the coronavirus epidemic, Senegal is now facing an explosion of Covid-19 cases due to the spread of the Delta variant. In Dakar, the health system is under great pressure as hospital beds dedicated to Covid patients are full and health personnel are “on the verge of breaking down”. The […]
Asia

Chinese Citizens Pushing Each Other At Centres To Get COVID Vaccines, Video Goes Viral

republicworld– China, from where the COVID-19 disease originated, has long been claiming to have successfully managed to bring the Coronavirus crisis under control, even as the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, with the economies and health infrastructures of several countries overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly virus. However, several videos of
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GAA intercounty training set to go ahead despite fury over Dublin’s Covid breach

independent.ie– The GAA will be allowed resume training for senior intercounty panels on April 19 despite the controversy over Dublin hosting a secret session this week. Government ministers are furious about photographs of the covert training session published by the Irish Independent yesterday. However, they have concluded the breaches of Covid-19 rules should not
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China Outlines COVID Findings Of WHO Wuhan Team

republicworld– Chinese officials briefed diplomats Friday on the ongoing research into the origin of COVID-19, ahead of the expected release of a long-awaited WHO report on the topic. The briefing appeared to be an attempt by China to get out its view on the report, which has become enmeshed in a diplomatic spat. The U.S. […]
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Dawn Bilbrough: Food plea nurse considers quitting after Covid

bbc– A critical care nurse who tearfully urged the public to stop panic buying last year has said she is considering leaving her profession. Dawn Bilbrough said the past year had been “relentless, incredibly traumatic and emotionally and physically exhausting”. Her video message in March 2020 went viral after she found supermarket shelves empty following
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Covid vaccine supply issues could see Dutch violence repeated in rest of EU

theguardian– In recent nights, rioters have poured on to the streets of 10 Dutch cities in what has been the closest Europe has come to open revolt against the coronavirus restrictions imposed across the continent. The violence, the worst in four decades, might be put down to the liberty-loving culture of the country but, perhaps […]