Category Archives: Medicine

Local Economies Suffer in Cambodia as Thailand Closes Border to Stop Spread of Virus

Citizens of Cambodia living along the country’s border with Thailand are struggling to make ends meet as authorities close checkpoints between the two nations to stop the spread of the…

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation Report – 60 (20 March 2020)

• Six new countries/territories/areas (African Region [2], and Region of the Americas [2], and Western Pacific Region [2]) have reported cases of COVID19. • To increase access to reliable information,…

Coronavirus Technology Carries Troubling Side Effects for Privacy, Press Freedom

Mobile apps and data collection deployed to help contain the coronavirus have a troubling side effect — the potential for long-term government invasions of privacy and surveillance that could be…

ASEAN Summit in Vietnam Postponed Until end-June Over Coronavirus

HANOI – A summit of Southeast Asian and other international leaders scheduled in Vietnam early next month has been postponed until end-June due to worries about coronavirus, Vietnam’s Ministry of…

Amid Challenges, South Sudan?Vaccination?Drive?Tackles?Measles

Shejirina Moni sits beside her children in front of their makeshift home in a shanty community in South Sudan’s capital Juba. Six of her children have died of various illnesses.…

Thai Travelers Who Visited Laos Likely Carried COVID-19 Across the Mekong

As Vietnam and Cambodia reported increases in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, authorities in Thailand warned their Lao neighbors that a group of Thai nationals that recently visited Laos…

Thai Travelers Who Visited Laos Likely Carried COVID-19 Across the Mekong

As Vietnam and Cambodia reported increases in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, authorities in Thailand warned their Lao neighbors that a group of Thai nationals that recently visited Laos…

Thailand reports 35 new coronavirus infections for total of 212

Thailand reported 35 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking its total infections to 212, a disease control official said, Trend reports with reference to Reuters. The southeast Asian nation has…

Coronavirus Brings New Restrictions in North America, Malaysia, European Union

Wednesday brought new restrictions on movement in North America and Malaysia, as well as the start of a European Union ban on entry to foreigners, as governments seek to control…