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New Strain of Flu Carried by Pigs in China

In an article published by CNBC, it was reported that Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House Coronavirus Advisor, and US Health Officials are looking into the new strain of virus carried by pigs in China. The new strain is seen to have characteristics of both the 2009 H1N1 virus and the 1918 Pandemic Flu. Called ‘G4… Continue reading New Strain of Flu Carried by Pigs in China

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WHO: World in Dangerous Virus Phase

Just recently, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that the ‘world is in a new and dangerous phase’, as the coronavirus disease continue to ravage the world. To date, there have been 8.7 million confirmed cases worldwide (including 461k deaths). “The world is in a new and dangerous phase. Many people are understandably… Continue reading WHO: World in Dangerous Virus Phase

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WHO Warns Dexamethasone “No Cure-All”

An article published by the United Nations News claims that dexamethasone is a “no cure-all”, after reports from the United Kingdom claimed that the common steroid (dexamethasone) can help patients recover from severe cases of coronavirus. “This is very welcome news for those patients with severe illness,” states World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,… Continue reading WHO Warns Dexamethasone “No Cure-All”

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Coronavirus: Life Saving Drug Found – BBC News

Just recently, BBC News published an article announcing that a lifesaving drug for coronavirus has been found. According to the article, the low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a ‘major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus as per UK experts’. Moreover, the drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments. The… Continue reading Coronavirus: Life Saving Drug Found – BBC News

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June is LGBT Pride Month

Every year, in the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates pride in many ways. Aside from celebrating gay pride, it also serves as an opportunity to peacefully protest and raise awareness of issues surrounding the LGBT community. Pride month features community events, public speaking, educational sessions, street festivals, and many more. One of the… Continue reading June is LGBT Pride Month

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WWF Statement on Environmental Regulations

Just recently, the World Wildlife Fund released a statement regarding the Executive Order on Environmental Regulations. It starts with the explanation: “Today, the Trump administration put forward an executive order instructing agencies to waive longstanding environmental laws to speed up federal approval for projects such as new mines, highways, and pipelines.” In response to the… Continue reading WWF Statement on Environmental Regulations

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Protect the Environment, Prevent Pandemic – UN

Protect the environment, prevent pandemics. ‘Transformative actions are urgently required’ is the message of David Boyd, Independent UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment as the agency celebrates World Environment Day. Boyd accounts that at least 70% of emerging infectious diseases, such as COVID-19 are crossing from the wild to humans, and immediate… Continue reading Protect the Environment, Prevent Pandemic – UN

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Apple Warns Looters: ‘You are Being Tracked’

After the George Floyd incident, protesters stormed the streets of America campaigning against ‘police brutality’. Moreover, incidents of looting were also reported. One establishment that fell victim to the attack was multinational technology company, Apple. “There is a pain deeply etched in the soul of our nation and in the hearts of millions. To stand… Continue reading Apple Warns Looters: ‘You are Being Tracked’

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Ebola Outbreak Detected in Congo

The Government of the Democratic Republic in Congo recently announced that there is a new outbreak of Ebola Disease in the Wangata Health Zone, Mbandaka, in the Equateur Province. Here is an excerpt from an article published in the World Health Organization website: “The announcement comes as a long, difficult and complex Ebola outbreak in… Continue reading Ebola Outbreak Detected in Congo

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WHO: 5 Million Total Coronavirus Cases Worldwide

Globally, there have been 5,491,678 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease, including 349,190 deaths – according to the World Health Organization. In the WHO COVID dashboard, the regions with the highest number of cases includes Americas (2,495,924 total cases), Europe (2,061,828 total cases), and Eastern Mediterranean (449,590). In terms of countries, the United States of America… Continue reading WHO: 5 Million Total Coronavirus Cases Worldwide