US covid death toll Surpasses 900,000

The United States hits grim milestone as new cases are declining, but deaths are at more than 2,400 per day on average. By Faith Barbara Namagembe updated at 0950 EAT on 5 February 2022. Propelled by the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, the US COVID-19 death toll hit 900,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins…

Israel bans travel to US over Omicron concerns: COVID live news

US will join a growing list of European countries and other destinations to which Israelis are barred from traveling. HICGI News Agency Updated at 1657 GMT on 20th Dec 2021 Israel has added the United States to its “no-fly” list, citing concerns over the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant. Acting on health ministry…

Brazil’s president accused of crimes against humanity during COVID out break.

Updated at 0905 EAT on 21st October 2021 by Faith Barbara Namagembe. Senate report says Bolsonaro – who faces an election next year – is ‘the main person responsible for the government’s mistakes during the pandemic’. A Brazilian Senate report has recommended pursuing crimes against humanity and other charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his…