COVID Around the World

Click a Place to Read More About COVID-19 There! **Part 2 Coming Soon** Link to our blogs: https://activismimpacts.world/our-blogs Sources: https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/yemen-crisis https://www.wfp.org/emergencies/yemen-emergency https://www.coronatracker.com/country/yemen/ https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/bangladesh/ https://globalvoices.org/2020/06/14/covid-19-is-rapidly-exhausting-bangladesh-healthcare-system-amidst-alarming-rise-of-infected-people/ https://www.rfi.fr/en/international/20200409-rohingya-camps-in-bangladesh-in-complete-coronavirus-lockdown-risk-spread-covid-19 https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2020/06/15/yemen-and-covid-19-the-pandemic-exacts-its-devastating-toll/

Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

What’s Happening According to UNICEF, the current humanitarian crisis in Yemen is the largest in the world. “Children are being robbed of their futures” (UNICEF, 2020). Statistics are showing that over 80% of the population in Yemen is in need of assistance. 80% percent of the population is nearly 25 million people, with around 12… Continue reading Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

Rent During COVID-19

What affects rent during COVID-19? How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting renters and their ability to pay for their housing? What are federal and local governments doing to help renters? How can you help support families struggling to pay rent? Read more below.

FDA Approves Coronavirus Antigen Test

On Saturday, the FDA officially approved an antigen test to be used to detect coronavirus. The test uses a nasal swab and can show a positive or negative result within minutes. This particular test finds protein fragments that are typically seen in coronavirus. At this time, only the San Diego organization Quidel Corporation has been… Continue reading FDA Approves Coronavirus Antigen Test

Coronavirus In Vietnam

Around the world, the coronavirus continues to take hold. One country that appears to be controlling the virus is Vietnam. If these reports are accurate, reports from Vietnam state that under 1000 people have contracted the virus with zero deaths. As of March 30th, Vietnam has not reported any deaths caused by the novel coronavirus.… Continue reading Coronavirus In Vietnam

What Is Self-Quarantine?

What does self-quarantine mean and how do you do it? Self-quarantine refers to people staying home or at another location by choice. However, only people who have not been diagnosed with an illness can self-quarantine. Quarantine can be seen with people who have been in contact with someone diagnosed particular illness. For example, many people… Continue reading What Is Self-Quarantine?

Coronavirus and Flu

This blog post compares and contrasts the 2019 coronavirus and flu. Read our article to learn the similarities and differences between the viruses, and how you can protect yourself and those around you. How are the coronavirus and the flu similar? Studies show COVID-19 and the flu both to be caused by a virus. The… Continue reading Coronavirus and Flu

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