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Covid-19: Europe bulk buys vaccines as WHO urges rich countries to share (source — www.thesundaily.my) 09/01/2021 07:23:00

LONDON: Europe rushed to bulk buy more coronavirus vaccine doses and approved more drugs yesterday, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) called on wealthy nations not to hog all the available jabs a...

Coronavirus live news: Thai PM urges people to 'just stay home'; row in Poland over vaccine 'queue-jumping' (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/01/2021 15:49:07

Thailand dealing with biggest outbreak yet; Poland health ministry investigates claim several celebrities jumped queue to receive vaccines‘No question’ England will need tougher lockdown rules soonNew...

The UK and the US need to learn from countries that better handled Covid-19 | Laura Spinney (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/12/2020 10:00:35

Vietnam’s 2003 Sars epidemic and Senegal’s 2014 Ebola outbreak informed their fast and effective responsesIn October 2019, in those halcyon pre-Covid-19 days, a chart was published that ranked 195 cou...

Revealed: The Countries That Won’t Get Enough Of The Covid Vaccine (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 09/12/2020 20:42:40

Sixty-seven of the world’s poorest countries will only be able to vaccinate a tenth of their population against Covid-19 in 2021 as rich countries hoard jabs, new research has revealed.Yet despi...

Revealed: The Places That Won’t Get Enough Of The Covid Vaccine (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 09/12/2020 20:42:40

Sixty-seven of the world’s poorest countries will only be able to vaccinate a tenth of their population against Covid-19 in 2021 as rich countries hoard jabs, new research has revealed.Yet despi...

Senegal migrant turns COVID nurse, activist (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 26/11/2020 01:46:59

A migrant's odyssey from boat to COVID nursing job in Spain. (Nov. 25)       

Liverpool dealt another blow as Naby Keita becomes FOURTH player to test positive for coronavirus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 11/10/2020 16:26:51

LIVERPOOL midfielder Naby Keita has become the FOURTH player from the Premier League champions’ squad to test positive for Covid-19. According to journalist Usher Komugisha, the Guinea internati...

Liverpool dealt another cruel blow as Naby Keita becomes FOURTH player to test positive for coronavirus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 11/10/2020 16:26:51

LIVERPOOL midfielder Naby Keita has become the FOURTH player from the Premier League champions’ squad to test positive for Covid-19. According to journalist Usher Komugisha, the Guinea internati...

Tens of thousands attend Senegal pilgrimage despite COVID-19 (source — www.independent.co.uk) 06/10/2020 13:21:31

Tens of thousands of Muslims are descending upon Senegal’s holy city this week for the annual Grand Magal pilgrimage

Coronavirus in Senegal: Keeping Covid-19 at bay (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 05/10/2020 02:38:34

With only seven doctors per 100,000 people, Senegal has been praised for its handling of coronavirus.

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