Articles tagged "covid-19"

un warns food crisis june 10 2020

World on the brink of worst food crisis in 50 years, UN warns

The UN has warned that the world is on the verge of the worst food crisis in at least 50 years as the recession following the COVID-19 pandemic may put basic nutrition beyond impoverished people's reach. The organization has urged governments to take prompt...

June 10, 2020

WHO director general tedros ghebreyesus in a media briefing march 11 2020

WHO declares COVID-19 a global pandemic - expects to see the number of cases, deaths and affected countries climb even higher

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The number of cases has risen dramatically over the past weeks. There are now 124 910 cases and 4 585 deaths worldwide, with Italy and...

March 11, 2020

coronavirus spike in italy march 9 2020

16 million in Italy under lockdown as COVID-19 deaths surge to 366, global death toll at 3 893

The global death toll from the COVID-19 outbreak has jumped to 3 893 and the number of cases to 111 853 on Monday, March 9, 2020, with Italy overtaking South Korea as the country with most fatalities after China. With this, the Italian government has placed 16...

March 09, 2020