The WFP runs projects in Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Peru and other small island developing states in the Caribbean. Byrs says she is particularly concerned about Haiti, where, she says 700,000 people are already facing severe food shortages. She expects that number to jump to 1.6 million in the coming months. … [Read more...] about WFP Warns COVID-19 Pandemic Could Mean a Food Crisis in Latin America
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Supercomputers are suited for processing large amounts of data and are invaluable for NASA’s usual projects, such as running simulations used to hunting for planets outside our solar system, studying the behavior of black holes, or designing aeronautic or aerospace vehicles. … [Read more...] about NASA Supercomputer Used to Fight COVID-19
“There are certain missing cases out there because our surveillance systems are weak, our current systems are weak. We are certainly missing cases there,” he said. “The real question is by how much. Are we missing it by a whole lot or are we missing it by a few cases here and there? So, as we increase our testing ability, we'll be able to answer that question. The concern that we have is: Is what we are not seeing going to harm us?” … [Read more...] about ‘It’s Like We’re at War,’ Africa CDC Pledges to Ramp Up Testing for COVID-19
The League of Women Voters of Alabama and eight voters over age 60 filed the lawsuit Thursday in Montgomery against Secretary of State John Merrill and others. Instead of seeking permanent changes, the plaintiffs are asking that public officials use their emergency powers to ease restrictions during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Lawsuit seeks early, easier voting during COVID-19 pandemic
'By calling on Australians to buy Australian right now, not only will we get products made to some of the highest quality and safety standards in the world, we can create local jobs and economic activity,' Mr Lazzaro told News Corp. … [Read more...] about Historic Buy Australian ad from the 1980s is launched to encourage Aussies to buy local during COVID-19 pandemic – so can you remember it?