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Ventilator prototypes tested on pigs to help fight Covid-19 in Panama

By Abiodun Ogundairo
21 September 2020   |   3:49 pm
A group of doctors and veterinarians in Panama test new mechanical respirator prototypes on pigs.


7 Oct 2017
Christian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore lead the United States to crucial 4-0 win over Panama in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match.
11 Oct 2017
Celebrations in the streets as Panama qualify for World Cup for the first time.
13 Jan 2018
U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump. U.S. officials say it was not in response to Trump's alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries at a meeting on Thursday.
15 Sep 2018
Head, Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR) Lilian Ekeanyanwu, has said Nigerians named in Panama and Paradise Paper with secret assets in offshore companies may be under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
26 Oct 2019
The Panama Emberá indigenous community makes Guinness Record with the world's largest patacon - 111.4 kilos of fried plantain. With this challenge, this indigenous community seek to raise awareness to issues affecting the environment, their culture and traditions.
1 Jan 2020
The Panama Canal's handover from the United States 20 years ago has been marked in Panama amid water supply worries. Managers say less rainfall due to climate change has depleted the inter-ocean conduit's Gatun Lake.
19 Apr 2020
Group of young men produce ventilator in Gombe state
21 Sep 2020
A group of doctors and veterinarians in Panama test new mechanical respirator prototypes on pigs.
9 Dec 2020
"We play in many homes where ladies look very much like my mother," says Rey Azteca while fighting back the tears. He recently lost his mother to Covid-19, and is part of a group of mariachi musicians who played serenades outside houses and in a church in Panama City to celebrate Mother's Day.
23 Feb 2021
A group of demonstrators protest outside the Ministry of Social Development headquarters in Panama City to demand jail for those allegedly involved in the cases of minor abuse that occurred in shelters of the National Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and Family (SENNIAF), in a scandal that has shocked the Central American country.
15 Mar 2021
School teacher Graciela has a long journey to work. She gives lessons to children from an isolated indigenous community in Panama, who have no access to classrooms amid the pandemic. "The journey is a bit long and dangerous, but she does it with love for the children and we really appreciate that," says community leader Evelyn Cabrera.
30 Mar 2021
Built by the US over a 30-year period, the strategically located Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. On January 1, 2000, Panama regained sovereignty over it, 85 years after its inauguration. Prior to that, the area around the canal had been a US colony: some 1,400 square kilometres, nicknamed "La Zona". Since its handover to Panama, most Americans have left this narrow strip of land. Our reporters Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin met those who have stayed behind, maintaining American traditions but with bitter memories for some Panamanians.