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Published 27.06.2020 08:47
Many major airlines cut in-flight alcohol to stop the coronavirus spread.
One way the virus spreads is through points of contact with contaminated surfaces, meaning it could be transmitted through straws, cups and liquid containers. In the US, Delta is only serving bottled water. American Airlines is only offering alcohol on international flights. Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are currently not…
Health,
Published 26.06.2020 18:47
Ugandan startup turns plastic bottles into coronavirus face shields.
A startup called Takataka Plastics is testing a new process to turn plastic waste into construction materials and, most recently, reusable, locally made plastic face shields for medical workers who are fighting Covid-19. Takataka Plastics has been manufacturing in Gulu since March, with 14 staff, having made about 1,200 of…
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Published 26.06.2020 18:47
In Kenya a doctor is providing transport for pregnant women during the country’s curfew.
Dr. Jemimah Kariuki is providing transport for pregnant women who need to go to the hospital during the country’s dusk till dawn curfew. Kariuki explained that she noticed that women were afraid to go to the hospital during the curfew because of the police crackdown on those defying the curfew.…
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Published 26.06.2020 18:44
In Egypt the World Bank will provide US$ 400 million for Health Insurance.
The bank announced that it will support the country in its fight against Covid-19 by providing US$400 million to support universal health coverage. The funds will be used to increase the capacity of the country’s universal health insurance system and to provide temporary support for out of pocket costs associated…
Health, ,
Published 26.06.2020 18:28
In South Africa a train is providing mobile Covid-19 screening.
The “Train of Hope,” a state-funded mobile health facility has been repurposed to provide Covid-19 screening in virus hotspots across the country. Health care workers and volunteers are now using the train to reach remote areas of the country and provide much-needed screening and testing services.
Health,
Published 26.06.2020 14:20
In Argentina, researchers from the National Institute of Industrial Technology are developing fabrics that can be useful to make clothes for health staff.
One of the fabrics is based on chitosan, a biopolymer present in seafood. The second option is made up of nanoparticles of metals such as silver and copper. Both fabrics can inhibit the development of the virus.
Health, Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 08:33
In Brazil, a psychiatrist serves the poorest population through Whatsapp.
Vicente de Paulo Gomes Júnior used to help the vulnerable population before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, because of the quarantine, he decided to continue answering online. According to the psychiatrist, in this moment of isolation people are susceptible to the appearance of disorders or they can aggravate psychiatric problems.
Health, ,
Published 25.06.2020 18:00
In Zimbabwe certification fees for small companies producing Covid-19 PPE have been reduced.
The Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) has reduced certification fees for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) producing Covid-19 Personal and Protective Equipment (PPE). The move is aimed at increasing the number of companies manufacturing PPE and improving the quality of products. Manufacturers of PPE have to be certified by the…
Health, ,
Published 25.06.2020 17:48
In South Africa a school has installed DIY screens to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Educators at the Dr. GJ Joubert Primary School in Cape Town have built and installed DIY screens to stop the spread of Covid-19. The screens made from wood and plastic supplied by staff members have been placed on the pupil’s desks. Teachers at the school came up with the initiative…
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Published 25.06.2020 15:43
In Morocco, the government has launched a Covid-19 tracking app.
The contact tracking app named “Wiqaytna,” (which means our protection in Arabic) uses Bluetooth to compile a list of people that the user gets in contact with. Should any of these contacts test positive for Covid-19 in the 21 days following the contact, the app will alert the user and…

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