Asia Covid19 North America 

South Korea has entered its 2nd wave of coronavirus. What can Canada learn?

Earlier this week, South Korea became the first country to officially announce a second wave of the novel coronavirus after a recent resurgence of cases. Jeong Eun-kyeong, director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a briefing Monday the new wave stemmed from multiple nightclub visits during a holiday weekend in early May, and is concentrated in the greater Seoul region, an area which had previously seen few cases despite its dense population. “In the metropolitan area, we believe that the first wave was from March…

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Covid19 Europe 

Nurses’ Lawsuit Claims ‘Fabricated’ COVID-19 Tests at Georgia Hospital

A group of nurses at a Georgia hospital have filed a lawsuit accusing their CEO of what they call a “COVID-19 coverup” involving the improper collection of test samples to reduce positive test results for the virus and downplay its spread. Nurses employed or formerly employed at Landmark Hospital of Athens, a 42-bed long-term care hospital in northeast Georgia, told Georgia Health News that five of their patients tested positive for COVID-19 after showing symptoms. The hospital administrator then ordered retesting of those patients, intentionally collecting samples outside the proper…

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Africa Covid19 Management 

UVRI, Uganda’s Central Covid Testing Centre Hasn’t Received Covid Funding from Govt, Says Director – Online news from Uganda and the East African region – SoftPower News

The Uganda Infection Research Study Institute(UVRI)which is Uganda’s central testing centre for samples for Covid-19 has actually exposed thatit has actually not received any Covid-related financing from government and has been required to divert a sum of Shs 780m suggested for other programs, to assist in the COVID-19 activities. The revelation was made by the UVRI Director, Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu while appearing before the Parliament Public Accounts Committee chaired by Chwa West MP, Okin Ojara. Prof. Kaleebu stated that considering that the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, government…

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Asia Covid19 

Pakistan expects to see a MILLION covid-19 cases by end of July

Pakistan is expected to see a million Covid-19 cases by the end of July amid warnings people are ignoring rules on social distancing. The country home to more than 212million people currently has nearly 140,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is likely under reported due to testing limitations, and the death toll is approaching 2,700. But experts say cases are expected to double to 300,000 by the end of June, and reach 1.2million a month later. Government restrictions were violated by some people who thronged mosques and markets during Ramadan…

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Africa Covid19 Healthcare 

We’re Not Part Of Coronavirus Commerce, Kogi Tells NMA

The Kogi State government distanced itself from what it described as the “provocative position” of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the COVID-19 controversies in the state, insisting that the medical body was “probably enraged that the state has refused to join the coronavirus money-making train”. It also rejected the latest COVID-19 cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the state, saying the Center is so desperate to impose the pandemic on Kogi State. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, the state commissioner for Information and Communication,…

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