Afghanistan real-time news

Food shortages in Afghanistan as coronavirus worsens country's humanitarian crisis (source — 13/10/2020 16:53:19

Fighting Covid-19 in Afghanistan over the phone (source — 07/10/2020 02:00:22

The charity Teleheal helps fight coronavirus in Afghanistan by providing critical medical advice over the phone.

Michelle Obama Releases Video Panning 'Tragedy' Of Trump's Coronavirus Response (source — 06/10/2020 19:35:31

Former first lady Michelle Obama tore into Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis in a live video Tuesday, calling Trump’s pandemic leadership “willful mismanagement&rdquo...

Soldier leaves Army to become paramedic following Covid-19 pandemic (source — 25/09/2020 16:52:36

A soldier who served in Afghanistan has left the Army to become a paramedic following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cricket Australia postpones historic Test against Afghanistan (source — 25/09/2020 09:38:54

Australia's maiden Test against Afghanistan, which was to be played in Perth in November, is put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the men's ODI series against New Zealand is also pushed...

Has Rishi Sunak Done Too Little, Too Late To Prevent The Unemployment Tsunami? (source — 24/09/2020 22:32:46

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.Masking the problem“It is on all of us, and we must learn to live with i...

Coronavirus live news: I don't trust Tump on vaccines, Joe Biden tells town hall, as global cases top 30m (source — 18/09/2020 04:11:09

Joe Biden says “I don’t trust the President on vaccines”; Worldwide infections pass 30m; Covid-19 infections in France hit 10,593 in 24 hours; WHO warns against shortening quarantine in Europe. Follow...

Trump: I Wanted To Assassinate Syria's Bashar Assad (source — 15/09/2020 21:49:49

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wanted to assassinate Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, contradicting his own past denials that he had ever considered killing Assad and weakening his claim to ...

The Truth Behind Seven Myths About Asylum Seekers (source — 06/09/2020 10:29:54

A sharp increase in the number of people crossing the English Channel to claim asylum in the UK has refocused the nation’s attention on its borders. As Covid-19 continues to decimate the le...

How The UK’s Broken Asylum System Fails Channel Migrants And Creates Public Backlash (source — 30/08/2020 10:09:02

“I was reading about the Windrush generation and tears came into my eyes, because when you know the truth, and you see it happening to someone else, you get really upset, really emotional,&rdquo...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
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  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death