Joe Biden, President of the United States declared during an interview on September 18, 2022 that the pandemic is “over” in the United States.
The American president notes that now “nobody wears a mask, and everyone looks in pretty good shape”. After more than two years of restrictions to counter the global health crisis, Joe Biden’s words will be heard as a cry of victory. He spoke on the program “60 Minutes”, broadcast on CBS on Sunday, September 18. During the interview, the head of the White House therefore affirmed that the Covid 19 pandemic is “over” in the United States.
77th UN General Assembly
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for a rally this Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in New York. No less than 80 heads of state, around fifty heads of government and several ministers will succeed each other at the desk of this 77th General Assembly of the United Nations. They will take the floor to talk about subjects such as: the wars taking place on the planet, in Ukraine among others; climate, health crises with Covid-19, and energy crises.
First Ebola death since 2019
The Ugandan Minister of Health announced on Tuesday the presence of an “epidemic” of the Ebola virus in Uganda, which caused the death of a man in the center of the country, three years after the last recorded death. “Uganda confirms an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Mubende district, Uganda. The confirmed case is a 24-year-old man (…) who presented with symptoms of EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) and later succumbed,” the ministry said on its official Twitter account.
Resignation of a Chadian minister
Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chérif Mahamat Zène announced his resignation from the transitional government on Monday, September 19 in a tweet. Upset in his prerogatives and in conflict with certain members of the presidential cabinet, the one who directed Chadian diplomacy ended up slamming the door.