The Trump campaign is creating an alternate reality online about coronavirus | The Fact Checker

The novel coronavirus has claimed more than 90,000 lives in the U.S. since February 29th and continues to spread as some states loosen shutdown restrictions. From the announcement of the first confirmed case in the U.S. on Jan. 21, Trump and his team’s messaging on the crisis has evolved. However, a constant in the rhetoric … Read more The Trump campaign is creating an alternate reality online about coronavirus | The Fact Checker

“Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 1st Session of ECOSOC 2020 Operational Activities for Development Segment. “The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review is an opportunity to focus on critical policy issues that require special attention by the UN development system. The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review can look deeply into … Read more “Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

Who should look after migrant workers affected by the pandemic? | Inside Story

Foreign workers are often the backbone of many societies. They are doctors, nurses, shop assistants and managers. Others take low-skilled work that citizens of wealthier nations won’t do. They have families that depend on the money they send back home. But millions of migrant workers have seen their livelihoods evaporate as the coronavirus spreads. Salaries … Read more Who should look after migrant workers affected by the pandemic? | Inside Story

Questions over reliability of some coronavirus tests | 7.30

Testing is the backbone of Australia’s response to coronavirus and will be key to lifting restrictions. But new information obtained exclusively by 7.30 indicates that not all the diagnostic tests currently approved for use in Australia are considered accurate or reliable. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Questions over reliability of some coronavirus tests | 7.30

Gilead Drug Is Cleared for Emergency Use by FDA, Trump Says

Gilead Sciences Inc.’s antiviral drug has been cleared by U.S. regulators for emergency use in Covid-19 patients, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Friday. The drug, remdesivir, has shown positive results in helping hospitalized patients recover more quickly. The Food and Drug Administration cleared the drug under an emergency use authorization, a … Read more Gilead Drug Is Cleared for Emergency Use by FDA, Trump Says

Need for Global Cooperation & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – Secretary-General – Joint Humanitarian Appeal – UN75 – European Immunization Week – UNICEF And UNHCR Joint Statement – Global Learning Platform – Displaced and Stateless Women and Girls – IFAD Goodwill Ambassadors – Syria – Nigeria – Chad – Peacekeeping … Read more Need for Global Cooperation & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 April 2020)

Q&A – State of the World’s Nursing with WHO Expert Carey McCarthy originally broadcast 07 April 2020

Originally broadcast on 07 April 2020, this q&A video looks at the COVID-19 pandemic which underscores the urgent need to strengthen the global health workforce. A new report, The State of the World’s Nursing 2020, provides an in-depth look at the largest component of the health workforce. Findings identify important gaps in the nursing workforce … Read more Q&A – State of the World’s Nursing with WHO Expert Carey McCarthy originally broadcast 07 April 2020

COVID-19/Nurses & other topics- Daily Briefing (7 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – World Health Day – COVID-19/Nurses – Together At Home – Peacekeeping – Mali – COVID-19/Uzbekistan – COVID-19/Jordan – Nigeria – East Africa – COVID-19/Geneva Discussions – Cameroon – Libya – Rwanda WORLD HEALTH DAY Today is World Health Day. The … Read more COVID-19/Nurses & other topics- Daily Briefing (7 April 2020)

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (18 March 2020)

As of Wednesday, WHO recorded 193 475 cases of COVID-19 in 164 countries. 7864 people have already died from the virus. ——————- Good afternoon. It’s now more than a month since the last case of Ebola in DRC. If it stays that way, the outbreak will be declared over in less than a month’s time. … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (18 March 2020)

How to spatchcock a chicken – BBC Good Food

The BBC Good Food team show you how to easily spatchcock a chicken – ideal for grilling or barbecuing. For recipes using this technique please visit: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/search?query=spatchcock%20chicken Points to remember: – Place chicken breast-side down, with the legs towards you. – Using sturdy scissors or poultry shears, cut up along each side of the parson’s … Read more How to spatchcock a chicken – BBC Good Food

Technology: Making the Asian Highway also an Information Highway

Rohan Samarajiva PhD is founding Chair and CEO of LIRNEasia, an ICT policy and regulation think tank active across 12 emerging Asian economies. He is a member of the Board and former Chair of the Lanka Software Foundation and Board Member of the International Communication Association. Here, he discusses the issues of broadband quality and … Read more Technology: Making the Asian Highway also an Information Highway