Asia Covid19 

North Korean issues shoot-to-kill orders at Chinese border to deter Covid-19 – Mothership.SG

According to the U.S. military, North Korean authorities have issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent the Covid-19 virus from getting into the country. General Robert B. Abrams, Commander of the U.S. Forces Korea said in an online conference on Sept 10: “This is fundamentally about preventing Covid from getting into North Korea” “They have a poor health system, 60 per cent of the population is malnourished. They don’t have the medical capacity, and a very large outbreak could be devastating,” added Abrams. Abrams also said that the regime has an additional…

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Africa Education 

Schools must re-open despite COVID-19 – Changala

Human Rights activist Brebner Changala says schools must re-open because any damage to the education system will destroy the country’s basic structure of fundamental development. Commenting on the impact of COVID-19 on schooling, Changala said keeping schools closed for a long time would destroy the country’s basic structure of fundamental development. “The (General Education) PS had a valid point and we have a generation to protect in terms of academic excellence. If you have seen the entire world, which is affected by COVID-19, before any major institution comes to full.

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Covid19 North America 

Captain of Aircraft Carrier Pleads for Help as Virus Cases Increase Onboard

A senior Navy official on Sunday sought to play down the urgency of the situation on the Roosevelt, saying that while it was unfortunate, most of the reported symptoms at that point among the sickened sailors and other crew members had been mild. Last week, Thomas B. Modly, the acting Navy secretary, told reporters that three cases of the virus had been reported aboard the Roosevelt, marking the first time a U.S. Navy ship had announced a coronavirus infection at sea. Fifteen days earlier, the ship made a port call…

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