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COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 9, 2020

Medical
Some doctors moving away from ventilators for virus patients
As health officials around the world push to get more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients, some doctors are moving away from using the breathing machine

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 8, 2020

Economic
Land ports in China beef up drive against imported infections
Chinese land ports around the country are enhancing prevention and control measures on imported coronavirus cases amid a flood of land arrivals after most

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 7, 2020

Economic
“Sectors, People and Regions… and second lockdowns” Europe sets up taskforces to ease coronavirus lockdowns
France, Spain, Belgium and Finland are among many countries that have set up expert committees to exam

Coronavirus Pandemic and Countries in Internal Conflict WHO has to step in

While the world is grappling with the pandemic caused by novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, some countries like Myanmar, Syria and South Yemen seemed to have practically fallen off the map for nearly the past two months. The attention is relatively less

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 6, 2020

Economic
Remittances flows around the world are set to shrink, damaging recipient economies
Analysts say a big shock lies ahead for economies that rely heavily on remittances, including India and the Philippines. It will hit o

COVID-19: Time to Focus on Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Scientists and experts are still uncertain about the source of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19). Some of the possible suspected species connected with the virus are horseshoe bats that are known to host disease causing pathogens; pangolin the most tr

West Asia Roundup - March 2020

Abstract:
COVID-19 Pandemic continued to cause havoc globally as well as in the Middle East where most of the returning or evacuated nationals as well as travellers from the infected countries carried the virus. Iran was the most infecte

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 4, 2020

Medical
Coronavirus: What are the symptoms of Covid-19?
While many people who become infected experience only mild symptoms, there are emergency warning signs to look out for, according to the US Centres for Disease Control

COVID-19: Developments in North Africa

The North African region in relative terms has managed to contain the transmission of the pandemic and the number of confirmed cases until 31 March 2020 has remained under 1000 in all the five states. Egypt was the first African state and second in t

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