From Climate Change to Covid, Are We Ready to Deal with Disasters?
Credit: Bibbi AbruzziniBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Jun 10 2021 (IPS) In the last 20 years, disasters affected over 4 billion people. At global level we witness on average one sweeping disaster a day, the majority of which are floods and storms. From the Covid-19 pandemic to climate change, calamities are taking new shapes and sizes, infiltrating every dimension of society. From the emotional to the political, how do we deal with disasters? How can we create a whole-of-society approach to disaster risk reduction? Right through this vortex of intersecting crises, a new toolkit and interactive website by Forus, the Global Netwo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Civil Society Climate Change Education Environment Food Security and Nutrition Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitat Source Type: news

The Start of Hurricane Season Brings Anxieties to Central America, Still Reeling From Last Year ’s Disasters
A version of this story first appeared in the Climate is Everything newsletter. If you’d like sign up to receive this free once-a-week email, click here. Tuesday was the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, but across swaths of Central America, thousands of people still haven’t recovered from the last one. Last November, back-to-back hurricanes pummeled millions of people across the region, destroying infrastructure and cropland, and leveling thousands of homes. In regions of Honduras and Nicaragua, many of those displaced by Hurricanes Eta and Iota—Category 4 storms that hit within two weeks of e...
Source: TIME: Science - June 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

After giving birth under a bridge amid hurricane wreckage, recovery remains a distant prospect for Honduran mother
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras –Fabiola Ulloa, 23, gave birth under the bridge where she had taken shelter from a raging hurricane. Six months later, she is still there, with her new baby, partner and 3-year-old son, living in a tent beside the road.  “My sister and I were both pregnant during the storm,” Ms. Ulloa told UNFPA in an interview in her nylon tent earlier this week. “That night was very sad. I didn’t get a chance to get my things out because I had to take care of my mom, my sister and my child.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Large Corporations Cash in on COVID-19 Relief Funds
The large part of COVID-19 relief funds is going to big corporation. People who are likely to have been impacted the most by the pandemic in the Global South, such as smaller businesses, marginalised communities, women, and those in poverty, have been left out. Credit: Dionny Matos/IPSBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA , May 18 2021 (IPS) Poverty and income inequality are being deepened as COVID-19 relief funds are handed out to large corporations instead of social protection programmes in developing countries, groups involved in a new study of COVID-19 bailouts have said. A report by the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) civil soc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 public bailout funds Source Type: news

Combating IPV with community leaders in Honduras: an evaluation of an IPV training program among teachers and health professionals - Kim C, Capellan JA, Sung HE, Orellana ER.
This study aims to examine the impact of IPV training among teachers and health c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

A Free & Accessible Vaccine is Just out of Reach for Palestinians
Young Palestinians drive their boat along the coast near the Gaza Sea port, selling boat rides as a way to earn a living. Credit: Laila Barhoum/ Oxfam By Laila BarhoumGAZA, Apr 29 2021 (IPS) We were able to keep the coronavirus at bay for five months in Gaza, the densely populated Palestinian strip of land surrounded by Israel that I call home. But the Coronavirus doesn’t respect walls or artificial borders. While preparations were made for the pandemic to inevitably breach a blockade so few Palestinians can, we waited for it to come for us. And it did. In one of the most sealed off places in the world, we knew the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laila Barhoum Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

U.S. announces $310 mln in humanitarian, food aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, in a virtual meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Monday, announced an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence and value in the migratory passage through Central America: the Cadereyta massacre (2012) and the struggle to have the bodies returned - Araya SS.
This article shows the relationships laden with violence within the dynamics of cross-border mobility from the history of nine Hondurans and their grieving families. The case occurs in the broader context of the crude contemporary production of the Central... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

These Women Are Transforming What Climate Leadership Looks Like. Here ’s What They Learned From the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, like the climate crisis, is amplifying existing racial and gender injustices in our society. TIME editors Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson moderated a conversation with two women working to create a more inclusive climate leadership space: American author, strategist and teacher Katharine Wilkinson, who co-founded and leads The All We Can Save Project to nurture a leaderful climate community; and queer Colombian activist Maria Alejandra Escalante, who is the climate and environmental justice advocacy officer at FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, which supports young feminist organizers in the Global Sout...
Source: TIME: Science - April 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Tony Hern ández, brother of the president of Honduras, is given a life sentence; must pay $ 138 million for drug trafficking
Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernandez. Foto: ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP / Getty Images Judge Kevin Castel sentenced to life imprisonment Juan Antonio... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Honduran congressman Tony Hern ández, brother of President Juan Orlando Hernández, sentenced to life in prison in the United...
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three takeaways from the US' gutting Olympic qualifying loss to Honduras
All together now: Time is a flat circle. At least it is when it comes to US men’s national teams in must-win games over the past... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US U23s lose to Honduras, fail to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Despite a brilliant goal from Jackson Yueill, the United States' Olympic dream came to a disappointing end on Sunday with a 2-1 defeat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LIVE: US U23s lose to Honduras, fail to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Despite a brilliant goal from Jackson Yueill, the United States' Olympic dream came to a disappointing end on Sunday with a 2-1 defeat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. men's soccer fails to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. men's soccer team loses to Honduras 2-1 in the semifinals of the CONCACAF tournament, preventing it from qualifying for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. fails to qualify for Olympic Games in men's soccer after loss to Honduras
The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for the Summer Olympics after a loss to Honduras in Sunday's Concacaf men's Olympic... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mexico seizes fake Sputnik vaccine bound for Honduras
Mexican customs officials have seized purported vials of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine en route to Honduras that the Russian entity that bankrolled the vaccine’s development says are fake (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Drug clan leader testifies he bribed Honduran president with $250,000
A Honduran drug clan leader testified in a New York court on Thursday that he paid Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez $250,000 in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Program That Provided Care —and Community
Xiomara was already having labor pains when she presented herself to U.S. Border Patrol officials to make a claim for asylum. She had fled gang violence in El Salvador six months earlier, working under the table in Mexico to afford bus tickets for her and her three young children to make it to the border. When she finally arrived, nine months pregnant and feeling contractions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offered to take her to a hospital. But she had heard about family separations and was worried about losing her kids if she were hospitalized, so instead she was sent back to the streets of Ciudad Juárez...
Source: TIME: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Immigration Magazine Women in Crisis Source Type: news

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and associated health risks and risk behaviors among young women and men in Honduras - Kappel RH, Livingston MD, Patel SN, Villaveces A, Massetti GM.
BACKGROUND: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic childhood events associated with negative health outcomes. Limited data on ACEs exists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). No ACEs studies have been done in Honduras. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians Wait
The donations will go to nations like the Czech Republic and Honduras that pledged to move diplomats to Jerusalem. Critics say Israel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Media use and men's approval of intimate partner violence in Honduras - Forsyth S, Ward KP.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a widespread issue that affects millions of individuals each year. Prior research suggests that IPV approval is associated with an increased likelihood of IPV perpetration. However, scant research has examined predictors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Injury profile of children 0-14 years old in Honduras - Long KD, Bonilla-Escobar FJ, Rodriguez C, Puyana JC.
AIM: At the University Medical School Hospital in Honduras, a paper-based injury surveillance system (InSS) registered all injury cases in the emergency department in 2013. This is the first study to identify the injury profiles of children in Honduras, us... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Migrant Caravan, Now in Guatemala, Could Pose Early Test for Biden
As many as 9,000 migrants from Honduras are hoping to reach the United States to escape poverty intensified by hurricanes and the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to 8,000 US-bound migrants enter Guatemala from Honduras
An estimated 7,000 to 8,000 US-bound migrants have entered Guatemala from Honduras since Friday, a spokesman for Guatemala's official... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduras president took bribes from drug traffickers, US prosecutors say
Juan Orlando Hernández allegedly said he wanted to shove drugs ‘right up the noses of the gringos’ by flooding the US with cocaine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sharing Mayo Clinic: First awake robotics-guided biopsy offers precision in diagnosis
Over five years, Erasmo Carlos Perdomo Maradiaga received six different diagnoses from doctors in Honduras. The 26-year-old father needed answers, and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, he realized a trip to the U.S. could be his only hope for a precise diagnosis. Excruciating back pain first brought Erasmo Carlos Perdomo Maradiaga to the doctor. Imaging tests [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

2020 Was a Year of Climate Extremes. What Can We Expect in 2021?
2020 was a year of extreme weather around the world. Hot and dry conditions drove record-setting wildfires through vast areas of Australia, California and Brazil and Siberia. A record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season landed a double blow of two hugely destructive storms in Central America. Long-running droughts have destroyed agricultural output and helped to push millions into hunger in Zimbabwe and Madagascar. A super-cyclone unleashed massive floods on India and Bangladesh. And overall, 2020 may end up the hottest year on record—despite a La Niña event, the ocean-atmospheric phenomenon which normally temp...
Source: TIME: Science - December 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Source Type: news

Examining risk factors of intimate partner violence victimization in Central America: a snapshot of Guatemala and Honduras - Meeker KA, Hayes BE, Randa R, Saunders J.
The current study examines country-specific risk factors of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization among Guatemalan and Honduran women. More specifically, we examine if (in)equality between partners, experience of controlling or emotionally abusive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Birth on a riverbank: Woman's ordeal shows risks at border
A Honduran woman gave birth after being pushed across the Rio Grande in a tire. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

3 Ways Health Workers in Central America Are Delivering HIV Care during a Pandemic
By Claudia Guzm án A client received HIV medication at their home in Guatemala in August, 2017. Photo by Anna Watts for IntraHealth International.December 14, 2020In Central America, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new barriers for people living with HIV to adhere to their antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen. People living with HIV face lack of transportation, reduced clinic hours and sites, and fear of going to clinics—all of which make it harder for them to continue taking their medication.So health workers from Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama​ are using some new...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS Health Workers Source Type: news

If Your Civic Space is Closed, your Human Rights Dissolve
Credit: Forus InternationalBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Dec 10 2020 (IPS) On Human Rights Day, civil society calls for the protection of civic space as a fundamental freedom, as more than 80% of the world’s population live in countries where civic space is closed, repressed or obstructed. Protecting civil society and fundamental freedoms means protecting the rights to associate and assemble, to express views and opinions. Civic space is the bedrock of any open and democratic society. When civic space is open, citizens and civil society organizations are able to organize, participate and communicate, claiming their right...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Human Rights Day 2020 Source Type: news

Over 700 gang members in Central America arrested in U.S.-assisted actions
El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras bring criminal charges in U.S.-led action targeting transnational organized crime (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Central America, Health Workers Keep HIV Services Available despite Dual Disasters
By Claudia Guzm án Photo by Trevor Snapp in El Salvador for IntraHealth International.December 01, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of barriers for people living with HIV who need to continue their care and treatment. But when hurricanes Eta and Iota hit Central America in November, the barriers multiplied.Pounding Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama, and Guatemala for days, these two hurricanes brought heavy rains that led to flooding and landslides that devastated communities and affected millions.In the face of these dual crises, health workers in Central America demonstrated strong leadership ...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Digital Health World AIDS Day Source Type: news

Honduran ex-president Zelaya stopped at airport with bag of money
Former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said on Friday that he had been "unjustly" detained at the Central American nation's Toncontin... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hondurans lose critical health services after Hurricane Eta tears through Central America
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras –Women and girls in Honduras are at high risk in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta. More than 400,000 women have been directly affected by the widespread destruction and are now left without access to essential health services.The storm has been wreaking havoc since 3 November, when it began to pummel parts of Central America as a Category 4 hurricane. By the time it moved into central Honduras, it had been downgraded to a tropical depression, but it continued to unleash deadly floods and landslides. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Honduras television drama shines light on teen pregnancy, helps girls speak out
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Karen, a 14-year-old teenager, lives with her family in a slum on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She is afraid to return home after school because she is afraid of her uncle, who has tried to sexually assault her. This is storyline on the Honduran TV miniseries Es Cosa D-2, a show designed not only to entertain but also to empower girls, educate the public and lower the incidence of teen pregnancies. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Whether Californians vote may hinge on race, ethnicity, UCLA health survey finds
Ballots have been rolling in ahead of Election Day, but a big question remains: How many people will ultimately vote?  According to data from the latestCalifornia Health Interview Survey, or CHIS, an estimated 2.8 million eligible Californians never vote in national, state or local elections, and 7.7 million only vote sometimes — which could potentially leave more than 10 million ballots uncast. The findings on voter participation and other demographic and health-related topics are part of the  UCLA Center for Health Policy Research ’s annual CHIS data release, which takes place online&...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Beyond the tip of the blade: an investigation of upper extremity machete injuries in Honduras - Johnson AR, La ínez SS, Santos HJ, Chen AD, Laínez C, Lin SJ, Agag RL, Lee BT.
In this study, we aimed to determine the incidence, initial management, surgical treatment, and follow-up patterns for machete injuries at the national public hospital in Hondu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Waves of trash wash up on pristine beaches of Honduran town
(Natural News) Waves of garbage have washed up on the shores of a small Honduran town, affecting wildlife and the local economy that’s mostly dependent on the town’s pristine beaches to draw up tourists. Officials said enormous islands of trash appeared on the coast of Omoa in northern Honduras on Sept. 19. According to the Voice of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduran migrants are caught between economic despair and militarized crackdowns
Guatemalan authorities stopped much of a caravan of Honduran migrants heading north toward the United States, deporting more than 2,000 of them. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra Cuffe Source Type: news

As another migrant caravan heads toward the United States, skeptics ask: Why now?
There is no evidence of political meddling behind a caravan of two thousand migrants that left Honduras this week, although figures as prominent as Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador have expressed their doubts. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Linthicum, Paulo Cerrato Source Type: news

A latent class analysis to identify how patterns of intimate partner violence influence early childhood development outcomes in Honduras - Leyton A.
BACKGROUND: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) against women is a complex phenomenon with long-term consequences for victims and their families. OBJECTIVE: The goals of this study are two-fold: to identify common patterns of co-occurring and/or successive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

‘I Trust Hydroxychloroquine.’ Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says He’s Taking Controversial Anti-Malaria Drug to Cure Coronavirus
(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19. Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The president told reporters he underwent a lung X-ray on Monday after experiencing fever, muscle aches and malaise. As of Tuesday, his fever had subsided, he said, and he attributed the improvement to hydroxychloroq...
Source: TIME: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marcelo De Sousa and David Biller / AP Tags: Uncategorized brazil COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Brazil ’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus But Says He Feels ‘Perfectly Well’
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for Covid-19 in an escalation of the health crisis that has engulfed Latin America’s largest economy. “I’m perfectly well,” Bolsonaro told CNN Brasil in a live interview, after announcing the result of his test. He added he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria medicine he’s been touting as being effective against the virus though its use hasn’t been authorized by most health experts globally and could carry dangerous side effects. The 65-year-old president, who during his campaign to reopen the economy called the virus “just ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simone Iglesias and Murilo Fagundes / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized brazil COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

President of Honduras Hospitalized for Coronavirus
Juan Orlando Hern ández, who said his wife and two aides were also infected, joined a small crop of world leaders who have caught the virus that has reached into halls of power around the globe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frances Robles and Kirk Semple Tags: Honduras Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Hernandez, Juan Orlando Source Type: news

Honduran President Tests Positive
Scientists at the University of Oxford say they have identified a drug that can reduce coronavirus-related deaths. The virus flares in Beijing. Officials in Tulsa, Okla., worry that President Trump ’s planned rally could cause a spike. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

President of Honduras Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Juan Orlando Hern ández, who said his wife and two aides were also infected, joined a small crop of world leaders who have caught the virus that has reached into halls of power around the globe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frances Robles Tags: Honduras Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Hernandez, Juan Orlando Source Type: news