Senegal real-time news

Coronavirus: Bringing Covid-19 news to Senegal's deaf community (source — 05/08/2020 10:53:42

Student Naomie Koffie's summaries of the news in sign language have won praise from the president.

Coronavirus live news: US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery (source — 03/08/2020 23:29:34

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellersIran death toll three times higher...

Coronavirus live updates: Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; Toronto makes masks mandatory (source — 30/06/2020 18:12:11

India has over 550,000 infections; Spain looking at 11 fresh outbreaksGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions...

Sun, sand, human sacrifice: Rite of Spring danced on a beach as the world shut down (source — 23/06/2020 17:28:48

They flew to Senegal to create an electrifying version of the Pina Bausch classic with her son. Then coronavirus struck. Would they have time to dance the horrifying masterpiece for a film crew at sun...

How 'S**thole' Countries Handled Coronavirus Better Than The US (source — 09/06/2020 15:09:55

The coronavirus didn’t hit wealthy countries first, but it hit them hard. So far, nearly four out of five global Covid-19 deaths have occurred in the global north, which encompasses most develop...

Man Utd's hopes of Kalidou Koulibaly transfer over after Napoli confirmation (source — 07/06/2020 18:22:02

The Red Devils had harboured hopes of landing the highly-rated Senegalese international for a bargain price amid the financial issues caused by the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus live news: Iran records over 3,000 new cases; Wuhan doctor is China's first Covid-19 fatality in weeks (source — 02/06/2020 14:01:16

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeksSingapore reopens schools ‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life afte...

Coronavirus live news: France to keep borders closed until at least 15 June (source — 07/05/2020 19:37:20

Russia overtakes Germany and France after record rise in cases; international tourism to plunge 80%; deaths in Europe exceed 150,000 as UN warns of multiple famine riskCovid-19 puts Putin’s power plan...

Money dries up from Senegal migrants in virus-hit Europe (source — 01/05/2020 16:15:00

KEUR MASSAR, Sénégal: In a suburb of Senegal’s seaside capital Dakar, Tidiane Konte clutches in his hand the “last receipt” he received from his brother in Spain.“The last time he sent us money was in...

Meet The Couples Having Zoom Weddings During A Global Pandemic (source — 19/04/2020 08:00:11

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Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death