COVID-19 hinders fight against malaria in Africa
06 December 2020 | 7:16 am
The WHO is worried that it will fail to reach the goals set in the fight against malaria. Death rates are expected to rise sharply again in 2020 because resources are being diverted to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
At a meeting of foreign ministers, Germany's Annalena Baerbock urged Israel to abandon a plan to start executing terrorists. Her Israeli counterpart, meanwhile, warned that Iran now poses a threat to Europe.
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Ghana is expanding its national malaria vaccine immunization program to ensure that the shots reach thousands of children at high risk of malaria. The program is coordinated by the World Health Organization with support from NGOs and other stakeholders.
Malawi's government said at least 190 people were killed with 584 injured and 37 missing, while authorities in neighboring Mozambique reported 20 deaths and 24 injured.
At 87 years old, Iwao Hakamada is on the verge of finding true freedom, more than 50 years after being sentenced to death for murders he says he did not commit. Tokyo's high court ordered a retrial this month, acknowledging that key evidence that led to his conviction had likely been fabricated by investigators.
The US indictment against a Russian in custody in Brazil accused of trying to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a spy could spark an extradition clash. Russia wants him on supposed drugs charges, too.
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