Tag Archives: Global

World Health Organization says global coronavirus cases ‘still on the way up’

Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Naohiko Hatta – Pool/Getty Images) If you thought Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the coronavirus’ first wave of victims, the World Health Organization wants you to pump your breaks on the premature celebrations. According to Newsweek, Monday, representatives from… Read More »

Covid-19 news: US not involved in global WHO plan to tackle pandemic

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends an EU summit held via video conference to discuss the covid-19 plan.Filippo Attili/DPA/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 24 April World leaders launch covid-19 plan without US involvementGlobal leaders are launching an initiative… Read More »

WHO warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40% as the death toll from the respiratory illness mounted. An employee in a drug store wraps protective face masks,… Read More »

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »

IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona, becomes a hotspot of global Wi-Fi experts

WBA’s Wireless Global Congress will co-locate in 2020 Events gather world-leading Wi-Fi and IoT experts under one roof London, 29 January 2020: The importance of Wi-Fi technology to IoT deployments was emphasised today with the announcement that this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (Spain) would also host the 2020 European edition of the… Read More »