Yemen: This doctor saw Covid hospital empty after fake death text
One doctor tells her story of battling the pandemic alone in Yemen after her colleagues fled. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top U.N. officials urge U.S. to revoke blacklisting of Yemen's Houthis, warn of famine
Three top United Nations officials all called on the United States on Thursday to revoke its decision to designate Yemen's Houthis a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Administration Moves To Brand Houthis In Yemen A Terrorist Group
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pompeo to declare Houthis a terrorist group amid fears it will worsen Yemen crisis
An aid organization Monday warned the move would deal a further “devastating blow” to a country in the middle of a “full-blown”... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stand Tall, UN Humanitarians
By Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Jan 5 2021 (IPS) Most people around the world were glad to see the back of 2020: From the devastating bushfires in Australia to the plagues of locusts through East Africa stretching across Arabia to Pakistan, extreme weather, melting ice sheets at the poles, and Covid-19 that still engulfs the globe. Trevor PageBut 2021 threatens to be even worse than 2020: The economic impact of lockdowns, inward-looking, wall-building governments with self-interest trumping internationally agreed values. And then to quote David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme: “We could be ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Germany approves over €1 billion in arms deals to Middle East
Last year, the German government signed off on weapons exports to countries involved in the deadly conflicts in Yemen and Libya. Germany... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2020: A Yet More Devastating Year Closes With At Least Some Signs Of Hope
UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefs the media on the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: UN Photo/Mark GartenBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 23 2020 (IPS) Despite its grim record of multiple natural disasters and a deepening climate crisis, one could be forgiven for looking back on 2019 with a degree of nostalgia. There is no disguising the extent of the calamity wrought this year by COVID-19, yet as we approach the end of 2020 we may also draw strength from positive developments emerging. No review of 2020, as seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migratio Source Type: news

Drug-induced liver injury caused by "khat," an herbal stimulant - Palacios Argueta P, Attar B, Sikavi C, Alagiozian-Angelova V, Mishra S.
We describe a case of Catha edulis (Khat) drug-induced liver injury in a 28-year-old man from Yemen. The patient presented with jaundice, fatigue, and anorexia. Extensive workup, including liver biopsy, was performed. This is the first reported case in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

After years of conflict, Yemen remains the world ’s worst humanitarian crisis, a UNFPA 2021 appeal shows
UNITED NATIONS, New York– A new Humanitarian Action Overview report released today by UNFPA names Yemen as the country where the needs of women and girls in humanitarian emergencies are greatest. Since internecine conflict escalated in 2015, conditions in the country have steadily collapsed, resulting in internal displac ement, food insecurity and cholera outbreaks — all exacerbated by COVID-19.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Yemen Pushes Polio Immunization in Bid to Stem Outbreak Yemen Pushes Polio Immunization in Bid to Stem Outbreak
Yemeni health worker Fairouz Sanad lugs a coolbox of polio vaccines from house to house, dripping the liquid into children's mouths hoping to stop an outbreak of the paralysing virus largely eradicated globally.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Press release: Doctors call for closure of military barracks housing asylum seekers amid health concerns
Housing asylum seekers and survivors of torture and modern slavery in military barracks during a global pandemic is clinically inappropriate and puts migrant lives and public health at risk, warn UK healthcare professionals. They have written to the Secretary of State for the Home Office and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to urge them to close barracks housing asylum seekers in England and Wales amid growing concern about conditions in the camps, residents’ complex health needs and poor access to healthcare, and the lack of COVID-19 measures in place. The joint letter has been coordinated by Doct...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim Vlasic Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

UN warns of ‘ecological disaster’ in Houthi-controlled Red Sea area: “It is vital that a UN technical team be permitted to board the FSO...
LONDON: UN human rights experts have demanded access to an abandoned oil tanker off the coast of Yemen that say poses a risk of causing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: UN Food Agencies Warn of Rising Levels of Acute Hunger with Potential Risk of Famine in Four Hotspots
[WFP] Rome -- The world has been put on a heightened famine alert with a new report by two United Nations agencies that contains a stark warning; four countries contain areas that could soon slip into famine if conditions there undergo "any further deterioration over the coming months". These are Burkina Faso in West Africa's Sahel region, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump may have bombed Yemen more than Bush and Obama combined
In his first year in office, President Trump loosened rules of engagement and oversaw a dramatic escalation of US attacks in Yemen. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump may have bombed Yemen more than all previous US presidents combined, new report finds
In his first year in office, President Trump loosened rules of engagement and oversaw a dramatic escalation of US attacks in Yemen. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italy deaths highest since mid-May – as it happened
This blog is now closed. We ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Coronavirus news – live11.57pmGMTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Intensive care units in France could reach 'extreme saturation' in two weeks11.39pmGMTA groundbreaking study using high-resolution satellite imagery to analyse graveyards has found that deaths have nearly doubled in Aden, the centre of Yemen ’s coronavirus outbreak.The discovery has given a sense of the true scale of the havoc the pandemic has wreaked on the vulnerable country.In a context ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Aamna Mohdin, Lucy Campbell, Nazia Parveen and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Yemeni children suffer record rates of acute malnutrition, putting ‘entire generation’ at risk 
Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls far short of what is needed to offset the effects of conflict and  economic collapse, UN agencies said in a statement on Tuesday.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Answering the call to serve: UCLA Health ’s humanitarian aid to Beirut takes off
Thousands of masks, face shields and safety goggles. Hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer and soap, syringes, sutures, gloves and burn dressings. Dozens of procedure gowns and tourniquet kits. Four EMT gurneys. Two AESOP robotic surgical arm units. Two arthroscopic carts. Two Site Rite mobile ultrasound machines and one diagnostic ultrasound machine. These are just some of the items found in the 13 pallets of medical supplies and personal protective equipment UCLA Health recently shipped to Beirut, Lebanon, to aid those still in need two months after a tragic explosion devastated the city.“The fact that we are sendi...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Teachers Shoulder the Burden: Improving Support in Crisis Contexts
Globally 75 million children who cannot access education as a result of crises. A dated photo of a Syrian child in a refugee camp in Jordan. Credit: Robert Stefanicki/IPS.By Yasmine Sherif, Dean Brooks and Mary MendenhallNEW YORK, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) Teachers are at the heart of children and young peoples’ educational experiences. Teachers play multiple roles in their students’ lives by supporting their learning, providing them with inclusive and safe environments to grow and develop, and helping them become more confident as they make their way in the world. As we commemorate World Teachers’ Day on Monday, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif - Dean Brooks - Mary Mendenhall Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Education Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Reproductive health facilities resume life-saving work, but funding remains scarce
SANA ’A, Yemen –In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA ’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. UNFPA was forced to suspend the provision of reproductive health care in 140 out of 180 health facilities.The consequences have been catastrophic, particularly for pregnant women and girls. Health workers around the countryrecounted heart-breaking instances of preventable maternal deaths taking place after care became unavailable. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Yemen gets new virus hospital after other facilities close
The Red Cross has announced the opening of a new field hospital in southern Yemen specifically to treat coronavirus patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Against the odds, delivering mental health support in Yemen
SANA ’A, Yemen –Years of war, poverty and gender-based violence have taken a serious toll on the mental health of many women and girls in Yemen. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic hardships have only aggravated their situation.Marwa* has experienced these stresses first-hand. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

'Confounding': Covid may have already peaked in many African countries
One explanation for virus not behaving as expected could be previous exposure to other infections, experts tell MPsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus pandemic has peaked earlier than expected in many African countries, confounding early predictions, experts have told MPs.Scientists do not yet know why, but one hypothesis is the possibility of people having pre-existing immunity to Covid-19, caused by exposure to other infections.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Karen McVeigh Tags: Global health Global development Coronavirus outbreak Africa Kenya Tanzania Sudan Somalia Yemen Infectious diseases Medical research Middle East and North Africa Science World news UK news Source Type: news

Sudan: Polio Programme Accelerates Efforts to Respond to New Polio Outbreaks in Sudan and Yemen
[PR Newswire] Amman, Jordan -- "The recent vaccine-derived polio outbreaks confirmed in Yemen and Sudan are consequences of increasingly low levels of immunity among children. Each outbreak has paralysed children in areas that have been extremely difficult if not impossible to reach with routine or supplementary polio vaccination for extended periods of time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - September 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Lives Lost: Doctor who battled disease outbreaks in Yemen
For five decades, Yassin Abdel-Wareth was one of a handful of epidemiologists in Yemen, hunting for disease outbreaks that are as endemic as armed conflicts in the Middle East’s poorest nation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

From child bride to fearless face mask maker: Yemen ’s safe spaces help women reclaim their lives
SANA ’A, Yemen –Salwa, 35, has survived child marriage, three abusive husbands, crushing poverty and years of grinding conflict. After the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she also endured starvation. But now, only months after joining a women ’s safe space and learning to sew, she is building a new life for herself.Salwa ’s hardships began when she was married off at age 12. Her husband mistreated her for years, and then abandoned her, taking their daughter with him. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Head doctor in Yemen spent 10 days in a coronavirus-induced coma after being misdiagnosed
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Madhi Mahdi Abdel Kawi was initially diagnosed with dengue fever in April because experts didn't think coronavirus had reached Yemen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Yemen’s Houthi rebels ease virus restrictions
Yemen’s Houthi rebels are easing a variety of coronavirus restrictions amid a news blackout on the virus’ toll in their territory (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Waiting to declare famine ‘will be too late for Yemenis on brink of starvation’
In Yemen, fears of famine have resurfaced as UN humanitarians also warned on Friday that 360,000 severely malnourished children could die unless they continue to get treatment and aid is stepped up. In an urgent appeal for funding, the World Food Programme (WFP) said that it needs $200 million per month to maintain assistance in the war-torn country. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Linked Hunger Could Cause More Deaths Than The Disease Itself, New Report Finds
Disruption to food production and supplies due to COVID-19 could cause more deaths from starvation than the disease itself, according to an Oxfam report published today. The report found that 121 million more people could be “pushed to the brink of starvation this year” as a result of disruption to food production and supplies, diminishing aid as well as mass unemployment. The report estimates that COVID-19 related hunger could cause 12,000 deaths per day: the peak global mortality rate for COVID-19 in April was 10,000 deaths per day. “COVID-19 is the last straw for millions of people already struggling w...
Source: TIME: Health - July 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What happened around the world on July 1
The UN Security Council demanded an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in key conflicts, including Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and Congo on Wednesday to tackle COVID-19 in its first resolution on the new coronavirus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

New Report: 1,200+ Incidents of Violence Against Health Care in 2019
This article was originally published by theSafeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Global health security Health Workers Source Type: news

CABI confirms presence of devastating date pest the red palm weevil on Socotra Island
(CABI) CABI scientist Dr Arne Witt has led an international team of researchers who have confirmed for the first time the presence of the date pest red palm weevil on Socotra Island, Yemen, putting the livelihoods of residents at risk.The researchers say more surveys are needed to determine the exact distribution of the palm pest on Socotra and what impact current invasions are having on date production. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Pediatric ocular trauma during Eid festivities in Yemen - Aldoais TM, Bamashmus MA, Aldubhani AN.
PURPOSE: We sought to elucidate causes of ocular trauma in children younger than 17 years of age during the Eid festivities in Sana'a, Yemen. METHODS: A prospective observational case series study was conducted in two tertiary emergency hospitals (Al-T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Yemen's rebels crack down as COVID-19 and rumors spread
An investigation by The Associated Press found that the coronavirus pandemic is taking a deadly toll on the war-weary population of Yemen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

World Comes Together with $1.35 billion for Yemen
A displaced Yemeni woman stands outside a makeshift shelter that she shares with her extended family. Courtesy: IOM/O. HeadonBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jun 3 2020 (IPS) World leaders gathered on Tuesday to pledge $1.35 billion in aid for Yemen, which currently undergoing what many is the world’s “worst humanitarian crisis”, with Saudi Arabia announcing a contribution of $500 million.  At the ceremony, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said that reducing aid to Yemen at this time would be “catastrophic.”  Those present at the cerem...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Crime & Justice Development & Aid Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace Population TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 Yemen Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Sweden virus chief says 'we could have done better'; global deaths pass 380,000
Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Australia sinksinto recession; global cases pass 6.3mArchitect of Sweden ’s coronavirus strategy admits too many diedAir pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may followGlobal report: Germany eases travel ban and cafe culture returns to ParisUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance11.13amBSTThis isDamien Gayle taking over the live blog now.If you have any comments, tips or suggestions for coverage, please feel free to drop me a line, either on email todamien.gayle@theguardian.com, or via Twitter direct message to@damiengayle.11.03amBS...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Simon Burnton, Martin Farrer and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases India Brazil Americas South and Central Asia Microbiology Asia Pacific Africa Middle East and North Africa China Medical research Source Type: news

The Latest: UN urges $2.4 billion in aid for war-torn Yemen
The U_N_ humanitarian chief is urgently appealing for $2_4 billion to help millions in war-torn Yemen cope with the conflict and COVID-19, saying programs are already being cut and the situation is “alarming.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A matter of life and death for Yemen ’s women and girls as funding dries up
Hajjah, Yemen – In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA ’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. UNFPA has been forced to suspend the provision of reproductive health care in 140 out of 180 health facilities. Now only 40 health facilities across the country are providing these services.There have already been tragic consequences. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Yemen: Humanitarians seeking $2.41 billion to keep aid flowing amid COVID-19 pandemic
UN agencies and their global partners are seeking $2.41 billion to fight COVID-19 spread in Yemen while continuing to support millions affected by the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As "chaos" hides extent of Yemen's COVID crisis, experts count graves
One scientist agrees with gravediggers in the war-torn city of Yemen who report a five-fold increase in deaths since the coronavirus arrived. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

265 Million People Could Face Hunger in ‘Unprecedented’ Crisis, World Food Program Expert Warns
The world faces an “unprecedented” food crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused both severe job losses and major disruptions in food supply chains, the U.N. World Food Programme’s Chief Economist warns. “When you have these severe job losses, or you have big lockdowns, that means that those people become vulnerable,” Arif Husain tells TIME. An estimated 265 million people could go hungry in 2020, nearly double the 2019 figures, according to WFP’s projection in April. As millions around the world are losing their jobs or seeing their incomes cut, it’s increasingly diff...
Source: TIME: Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aria Chen Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight video Source Type: news

Yemen: Coronavirus transmission likely widespread, decimating ‘collapsed’ health system, UN warns
War-torn Yemen’s health system has ‘in effect, collapsed” under the strain of a widening COVID-19 outbreak, with epidemiologists estimating that the virus could spread faster and more widely than in many other countries, the UN warned on Friday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In Yemen and around the world, obstetric fistula strikes the most vulnerable women
AL HUDAYDAH, Yemen – Five years ago, Marwa* was a child bride living in the port city of Al Hudaydah. “I was almost 17 years old, and happy with my new life. I was a new bride and I got pregnant fast. I thought life was smiling at me,” she told UNFPA. She had no idea how quickly life would turn upside down. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Coronavirus catastrophe unfolding in south Yemen: medical charity MSF
The main coronavirus treatment centre in southern Yemen has recorded at least 68 deaths in just over two weeks, the medical charity running the site said on Thursday, more than double the toll announced by Yemeni authorities so far. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

With Yemen ’s health system approaching a breaking point, displaced women sew face masks to protect community
SANA ’A, Yemen –With more than130 confirmed cases   of COVID-19, Yemen is struggling to keep the full impact of the pandemic at bay, even as funds for life-sustaining health servicesare running out. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Democrats pass House bill calling for $3tn stimulus, Brazil health minister quits
Trump to restore partial funding to WHO – Fox News; record increase in daily Brazil cases; Covid-19 spreads in Yemen. Follow the latest updatesUS House narrowly approves $3 trillion Covid-19 response billTrump unveils ‘warp-speed’ effort to create vaccine by year’s endBrazil loses second health minister in less than a monthAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance9.55amBSTA nine-year-old French child from Marseille is reported to have died ofKawasaki disease,the mysterious inflammatory disease linked to Covid-19. The boy is the first victim of the disease in France an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nick Ames (now); Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news Australia news UK news US news Americas Asia Pacific Africa Middle East and North Africa Russia China Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

UN reports Yemen cease-fire progress, COVID-19 cases rising
The U.N. envoy for Yemen is reporting “significant progress” in negotiations toward a nationwide cease-fire in the war-torn country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news