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April 09 – 100 Days Since China 1st COVID Case

In the opening remarks by World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus last April 08 during a virtual press conference, he mentioned that April 09 marks 100 days since WHO was notified of the first cases of ‘pneumonia with unknown cause’ in China. The WHO Director-General also recalled the efforts made by the organization… Continue reading April 09 – 100 Days Since China 1st COVID Case

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COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally

COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally – globally as of 2:00am CEST, April 06 – there have been 1,174,866 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 64,541 deaths according to the World Health Organization. In terms of region, Europe has the highest number of cases at 621,407 followed by Americas (352,600), Western Pacific (112,524), Eastern… Continue reading COVID Cases Exceeds 1.1 Million Globally

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WHO: “1 million confirmed cases in the next day or two”

World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave his opening remarks during the mission briefing on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of April 02, 2020. In his statement, the Director General forecasted that in the next day or two, the world will have more than one million confirmed cases globally and an… Continue reading WHO: “1 million confirmed cases in the next day or two”

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World Health Organization Shares Covid-19 Situation Board

The World Health Organization, on its website, shares a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Situation Board, an interactive dashboard/map detailing the latest global numbers and numbers by country of Covid-19 on a daily basis. To date, there are 827,419 confirmed cases worldwide with total of 40,777 deaths, and 205 countries/areas/territories with cases of the virus. The… Continue reading World Health Organization Shares Covid-19 Situation Board

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UN Launches Covid-19 Plan That Could ‘Defeat the Virus’

Just recently, the United Nations published an article on their website detailing a Covid-19 plan that could “defeat the virus and build a better world”. The new plan is speculated to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Moreover, the agency calls for the public to ‘act together and lessen the blow’… Continue reading UN Launches Covid-19 Plan That Could ‘Defeat the Virus’

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Wuhan Partly Reopens After Covid-19 Aftermath

In an article by BBC News, it was reported that Wuhan – the city where the pandemic began - has partially reopened. Crowds of passengers have been photographed at the Wuhan train station last Saturday. It can be recalled that the city has been in isolation for two months. Wuhan, one of the hardest-hit cities,… Continue reading Wuhan Partly Reopens After Covid-19 Aftermath

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Earth Hour 2020 to Happen Today

Despite the world being in a vulnerable era where a pandemic continues to ravage communities, nature will be on centerstage today at 8:30pm for Earth Hour 2020. To date, Earth Hour is one of the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, engaging millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories. Earth Hour… Continue reading Earth Hour 2020 to Happen Today

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United Nations Launches Appeal to Prevent Covid-19 from Circling Back Around the Globe

“No country in the world will ever be free from the grip of the terrible coronavirus if we don’t work together to fight in now in the poorest and most vulnerable places on our planet. We call on governments to please support the Covid-19 humanitarian plan,” in a social media post of UN Humanitarian. In… Continue reading United Nations Launches Appeal to Prevent Covid-19 from Circling Back Around the Globe

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Apple Unveils Latest in iPad Series; ‘Better Than Windows’

Just recently, Apple unveiled the latest in its iPad series – the iPad Pro 2020. With the words “your next computer is not a computer”, Apple is confident in its new product. The iPad Pro 2020 highlights its A12Z Bionic Chip, making the product faster and more powerful than most Windows PC laptops. “It’s a… Continue reading Apple Unveils Latest in iPad Series; ‘Better Than Windows’

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Every Drop Counts: March 22 is World Water Day

March 22 is World Water Day. World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater, and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. According to United Nations, the day raises awareness to the 2.2 billion people without access to safe water. Moreover, the focus of the observance… Continue reading Every Drop Counts: March 22 is World Water Day