The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned this Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating and many countries are only responding defensively against COVID-19, a strategy that is still insufficient.
Hospitals around the United States are already reporting shortages of testing swabs and protective gear to shield medical workers from infection. In Washington state, workers at Providence St. Joseph Health purchased vinyl sheets, foam and industrial tape from Home Depot and began manufacturing their own face shields and masks after supplies began to dwindle.
Mexico - Mexico might reach the number of 700 thousand severely infected with Covid-19, the Panamerican Health Organization warned.
Brasilia - 64 percent of Brazilians today disapprove the plan to combat the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, adopted by Jair Bolsonaro's government, according to the results of a survey by the Atlas Politico consulting firm.
Brasilia - The rate of spread of the Sars-Cov-2 virus in Brazil, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, is today similar to that of Italy and is accelerating, according to a university research quoted by the G1 new website.
Guayaquil - Guayaquil authorities blocked the airstrip of the airport in the Ecuadorian city on Wednesday to prevent the arrival of a plane from Spain on the suspicion that it was carrying passengers infected with COVID-19.
Havana - Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, one of Cuba's most renowned intellectuals, died on Friday of a painful illness at the age of 77.
Leal's work was transcendental to the preservation of the legacy of illustrious figures who are paradigms in Cuba and Ibero-America.Read More
Havana - The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.Read More
A Greek initiative to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban doctors who are fighting against the Covid-19 in the world was presented in this capital.Read More