Brazil Government Yanks Virus Death Toll As Data Befuddles Experts

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil’s government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America’s largest nation. Saturday’s move came after months of criticism from experts that Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient, and Read More

Malian Migrants Stranded by COVID-19 Border Closures Now Home

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Dozens of Malian migrants stranded for nearly three months in Niger by COVID-19-related border closures have returned home.  Earlier this week, the International Organization for Migration was finally able to repatriate 179 migrants who had been waiting at IOM transit centers in Niamey and Agadez. In the past two weeks, the U.N. Read More

URGENT: Nearly 60% of COVID-19 Patients Have Recovered

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DUSHANBE, There are 76 new COVID-19 cases today. The total number of infected individuals is now 4,529. The number of those who could not recover remains unchanged at fourty-eight individuals, reports the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population. Of the infected group, 2,673 individuals or 59% have recovered. So far, 1,186 people suspected Read More