CANADIAN MILITARY EXPELLED 299 SOLDIERS FOR REFUSING COVID VACCINE

Thu 29 September 2022: Nearly a year after a mandatory vaccination policy was put in place for the Canadian Armed Forces, 299 military members in Canada who refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine have been expelled, according to Canadian broadcaster CTV News. Military personnel were subject to a mandate announced by the government of Prime […]

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SEEING END OF COVID-19 IN SIGHT DOESN’T MEAN PANDEMIC IS OVER- WHO CHIEF

Fri 23 September 2022: The World Health Organization’s director-general stated on Thursday that the end of COVID-19 does not mean the end of the disease, but that the world is in a better position than before as weekly pandemic deaths decline, Anadolu Agency reported. During a press webinar, WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus stated that weekly […]

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LANCET PANEL: ‘MASSIVE GLOBAL FAILURES’ IN FIGHTING COVID CRISIS

Mon 20 September 2022: A report by Lancet medical journal’s COVID-19 commission has spelt out “massive failures” in the international response to the pandemic, laying out recommendations to better prepare for future health emergencies. In its report released on Wednesday, the commission warned that governments “failed to adhere to basic norms of institutional rationality and […]

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OVER 10 MILLION KIDS LOST A PARENT OR PRIMARY CAREGIVER TO THE PANDEMIC: STUDY

Sat 17 September 2022: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said earlier this week that the world is now in a better position to put an end to the coronavirus pandemic. Even though the pandemic may end sooner or later, millions of people’s lives have been permanently changed, particularly children and teenagers. Over […]

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DUE TO LOW VACCINATION RATES, COVID REMAINS A THREAT, SAYS AFRICA CDC

Fri 16 September 2022: Low vaccination rates in Africa make the COVID-19 pandemic still a threat, according to the acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). “The virus is still circulating and with the low rates of vaccination, the pandemic is still very much with us here on the […]

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“I’M HUNGRY, PLEASE HELP US:” COVID’S 40-DAY LOCKDOWN RESULTS IN HUNGER COMPLAINTS IN XINJIANG

Thu 15 September 2022: After more than 40 days of strict coronavirus lockdown, residents of a city in China’s far western Xinjiang region claim they have run out of food. Residents of Ghulja posted pictures of empty refrigerators and hungry kids on Chinese social media, as well as on TikTok and Twitter. Some people were […]

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END OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ‘IS IN SIGHT’, WHO CHIEF SAYS

Thu 15 September 2022: The number of newly reported cases of COVID-19 has dropped dramatically, according to the World Health Organization’s director-general, who urged nations to maintain their efforts against the disease, which has killed over six million people. “We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom […]

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SAHPRA CONFIRMS SECOND DEATH LINKED TO J&J COVID-19 VACCINE

Tue 13 September 2022: South Africa has recorded its second fatal case of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) following vaccination with the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 jab, the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) announced on Monday. “Causality assessment of the reported case was conducted by the National Immunisation Safety Expert Committee (NISEC) using the […]

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HUMAN PROGRESS RETREATS TO 2016 LEVELS BY COVID, OTHER CRISES: UN

Thu 08 September 2022: Back-to-back global crises have set back human development by five years, a new report by a United Nations agency has warned. The UN Development Programme (UNDP) said on Thursday that, for the first time since its creation in 1990, the Human Development Index (HDI) has declined for two consecutive years straight […]

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