Medical & Health

Ukraine investigating 6,000 ‘war crimes’: Prosecutor general

April 12, 2022

Kyiv is investigating 6,000 “war crimes” in areas across Ukraine from where Russia withdrew its troops, the Ukrainian prosecutor general said early Tuesday.Speaking via videoconference to the Dutch public broadcaster NOS, Iryna Venediktova said Russia …

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Cameroon records more than 200 new cases of cholera

April 5, 2022

Cameroon’s Health Minister Manaouda Malachie ordered vigilance Tuesday as he reported 226 new cases of cholera in the Littoral and South-West regions.The cases include 126 incidents and two deaths in Littoral and 100 in the South-West without any death…

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Death toll from heavy rains in Brazil climbs to 15

April 4, 2022

The death toll in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state from heavy rains that triggered flash floods and landslides rose to 15, local media outlets said late Sunday.Eight people died in Angra dos Reis municipality and six others in the city of Paraty on March …

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Undertones: Populist discourses against the ‘elite’ and the ‘poor’ in Turkey

March 31, 2022

Published by Global Voices Illustration by Giovana Fleck Welcome to Undertones, the Civic Media Observatory newsletter! In each edition we’ll analyze an event, emerging trend, or a complex story, identifying key narratives of urgent public interest, delving deep into the context and subtext of local, vernacular and multilingual media. Undertones also offers an entry point […]

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Turkiye reports over 11,000 new coronavirus cases

March 28, 2022

Turkiye registered 11,194 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the Health Ministry said.The ministry said 64 virus-related fatalities and 15,402 recoveries were also recorded in the past 24 hours, and 251,242 tests were done.To counter the spread of the vi…

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Turkiye reports over 11,000 new coronavirus cases

March 28, 2022

Turkiye registered 11,194 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the Health Ministry said.The ministry said 64 virus-related fatalities and 15,402 recoveries were also recorded in the past 24 hours, and 251,242 tests were done.To counter the spread of the vi…

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News briefs

March 24, 2022

Published by Tribune News Service Money for free COVID-19 testing for all runs out amid federal funding impassePHILADELPHIA — Coronavirus testing providers lose the ability to be reimbursed for tests given to uninsured people on Wednesday, the first major casualty inflicted by Congress’ refusal to authorize new federal COVID-19 funding. Testing is key in monitoring […]

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UN General Assembly again censures Russia for war, calls for immediate end

March 24, 2022

Russia was dealt a second major defeat by the international community on Thursday when the UN General Assembly again voted to denounce its war on Ukraine and called for an immediate end. A total of 140 nations voted to censure Russia, with one less nat…

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