Masks should not be mandatory for children under 5 years: WHO

A group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization examined the evidence on COVID-19 and its transmission in children, as well as the limited evidence available on child use of masks. Based on that analysis and taking into account other factors, such as psychosocial needs and developmental milestones of children, WHO and the UN […]

Medicines shortage

New system. In the 4T call there is a permanent itch to change everything that exists, to show that this is a true transformation. In this change good things get run over and there is a lot of confusion. Recently it was found that the pharmaceutical industry was corrupt, and instead of sanctioning and preventing […]

Executive recognizes lack of medicines

Recognizing a shortage of medicines in the country, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that with the help of two UN agencies, his government seeks to lower costs through consolidated drug purchases outside of Mexico, for which it plans to 120 billion pesos exchange in fiscal years 2021 and 2022. Six months ago, during the […]

UN Security Council Votes Resolution Calling for Global Truce

The UN Security Council in New York. (Archive) The UN Security Council unanimously adopted its first resolution directly linked to the pandemic on Wednesday. The text calls for an immediate end to conflicts around the world in order to allow the delivery of aid. The Security Council on Wednesday (July 1st) supported the call made […]

Le Matin – The UN calls for the rescue of the world economy

UN Secretary General António Guterres on Wednesday called for bold ideas to revive the global economy hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and achieve sustainable development. “If we do not act now, we could face years of depressed and disrupted economic growth,” warned the UN chief at a roundtable in which the deputy secretary-general of […]

The UN calls for a world truce over the pandemic | Cu …

Until now, the division between the United States and China – faced by the management and origins of the pandemic – had made it impossible to approve the text, which finally came out thanks to a new version of compromise promoted in recent days. The resolution was unanimously approved and calls for a “general and […]

400 million jobs lost due to coronavirus | Chronicle

The coronavirus pandemic caused a 14% drop in working hours in the world during the second quarter of 2020, equivalent to 400 million full-time jobs (48 hours a week), almost one hundred million more than previously estimated. The data comes from a report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), which added that the drop is […]

A fourth international conference to deal with the food emergency in Syria

After ten years of war, hunger is threatening the Syrians. The report is dramatic, when an international aid conference for Syria opened. Nine million people go hungry, that’s 40% more in a year, and the number continues to rise. Josep Borrel, Head of Syrian Diplomacy: “An entire generation of Syrian children has known nothing but […]