Tag: surge

Africa: Surge in India’s Covid Infections Is a Warning to Africa, Who Says

May 11, 2021
The spike in India’s Covid-19 infections and deaths is a wake-up call for African countries not to let their guard down, the continent’s health bodies have warned. According to both Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (AfricaCDC) and World Health Organisation, Africa region (WHO-Afro), the continent has to act now, collectively and decisively, to

Africa: Many African Countries Had a Surprise Manufacturing Surge in 2010s – It Bodes Well for the Years Ahead

February 18, 2021
Gaaitzen de Vries, United Nations University; Emmanuel B Mensah, University of Groningen; Hagen Kruse, University of Groningen, and Kunal Sen, United Nations University The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global economy, with world output contracting at 3.5% in 2020, and no recovery likely before the fourth quarter of 2021. Similar to other developing

Sightings of ravenous 4-foot lizards surge in southeastern US

November 20, 2020
A species of large ravenous reptiles are popping up in large numbers in the southeastern US, after escaping or being released from captivity. The Argentine black-and-white tegu can grow up to four feet in length and is distinguished by its spotted scales. Scientists say it is a voracious omnivore that eats everything in sight, posing

CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel amid COVID-19 surge

November 19, 2020
Scrap your Turkey Day travel plans — even if it’s only a short distance, the Centers for Disease Control urged Thursday. The public health agency released new holiday guidelines warning people to stay home for Thanksgiving festivities — and to mask up at the dinner table — due to sky-high national coronavirus infection rates. “The

North Dakota hospitals at full capacity amid COVID-19 surge

November 13, 2020
North Dakota hospitals are reportedly at full capacity amid surging coronavirus cases and a shortage of healthcare workers. On Monday, Gov. Doug Burgum announced a new measure to address the dire situation, allowing COVID-19-positive healthcare workers who are asymptomatic to continue working on coronavirus patients, the Grand Forks Herald reported. The shortage in healthcare workers

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reissues mask order amid COVID-19 surge

November 12, 2020
The governor of Ohio reissued and toughened the Buckeye State’s mandatory face-mask order Wednesday, as COVID-19 cases there continue to climb. The mask order was first issued over the summer, but now has three new provisions, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine announced. Under those provisions, each business will be required to post a face-covering requirement sign

Virus Surge Shadows Trump and Biden Campaign Events After Final Debate

October 25, 2020
“You heard a couple of horns,” he added. “Honk, honk. It’s the weirdest thing.”From there, Mr. Trump was off to Circleville, Ohio, outside Columbus, and then Waukesha, Wis., as he sought to rally backers in suburban areas where polls show his support has slipped. On Sunday, he will fly to New Hampshire, the lone state

A Democratic Super PAC Surge Helps Biden Expand His Map

October 21, 2020
Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti, your host on Tuesdays for our coverage of all things media and messaging.Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday.Until a month ago, the biggest-spending Democratic super PAC in the general election had aired only