Covid19 North America 

Graham warns Biden immigration policies will lead to ‘caravan after caravan’ at US-Mexico border

Senate Judiciary Committee member breaks down the consequences of the president’s amnesty agenda on ‘Hannity’ The Biden administration halting near-completed sections of the border wall is the latest example of policies that will lead to “caravan after caravan” crossing the Southern border, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told “Hannity” Monday. Graham told host Sean Hannity he recently traveled to the Arizona/Mexico border “open-minded” and returned “really worried for our country.” “All of the people remaining in Mexico waiting for their date for asylum claims are being brought back to the United States and released in the United States,” Graham…

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Africa Covid19 

New COVID-19 Variant Identified In Nigeria, Says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control  (NCDC) has announced that a new variant of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been detected in Nigeria. The new variant, dubbed B.1.525, was announced by Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, at the press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE According to Ihekweazu, the new variant was first discovered in a sample collected on November 23 from a patient in Lagos State. He said the B.1.525 variant, which has spread to a few other countries,…

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Utilities 

Saudi Arabia offers to mediate in Ethiopia dam dispute

Saudi Arabia wants to mediate between the parties in a longstanding dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam project and hold talks with their leaders, Sudan’s Council of Ministers said Wednesday. Saudi Minister of State for African Affairs Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz Kattan has disclosed that King Salman has asked him to meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. During his visit to Sudan on Wednesday, the Saudi minister confirmed that the kingdom has offered to mediate to resolve the dispute between Egypt, Ethiopia…

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Asia Covid19 

Singapore PM calls for global cooperation to ensure Covid-19 vaccines for all

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (Feb 24) called for international cooperation to make sure all countries, including developing ones, have access to proven Covid-19 vaccines. In a pre-recorded video message to a global conference broadcast live on YouTube, Lee said that Singapore is also discussing vaccine certification with interested countries as a way to resume the possibility of travel. This content was originally published here.

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Covid19 North America 

COVID-19: Avoid these hand sanitizers that are recalled in Canada

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, it was all hands on deck. Many manufacturers had to re-tool and pivot to produce personal protective gear and cleaning supplies to help in the fight against the coronavirus. Among those are a number of companies who received temporary approval to begin producing hand sanitizers. But not all hand sanitizers are created equal – and some have even been recalled. Beginning in June, Health Canada began posting recall notices, with more issued or updated in July and August. Some hand sanitizers available on the…

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