Covid-19 pandemic News
At the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China set out its 'zero-COVID' measures that were harsh Weary of the policy that has confined millions of people to their homes, protests have broken out around China in recent days Though some anti-virus restrictions have been eased in some places, the ruling Communist Party has affirmed its 'zero-COVID' strategy
"There are over 300 subvariants of Omicron. I think the one that is concerning right now is XBB, which is a recombinant virus. We had seen some recombinant viruses earlier. It is very immune-evasive, which means it can overcome the antibodies. So slightly that we may see another wave of infections in some countries because of XBB," WHO said.
The UN Food chief has warned that the world is facing "a global emergency of unprecedented magnitude" 345 million people are marching toward starvation and 70 million are pushed closer to starvation by the war in Ukraine Since Russia invaded Ukraine, Beasley said, soaring food, fuel and fertilizer costs have driven 70 million people closer to starvation