FutureWorld

Long-term covid: why don't some people recover?

So far, the focus has been on saving the lives of those who are infected and become seriously ill after being infected with the new coronavirus. But there is growing concern about some people who continue to suffer the consequences of the disease even months after being…
SocietyWorld

Guterres mourns one million dead and says the world must learn

The Secretary-General of the United Nations lamented the “chilling” death toll from the covid-19, which has now exceeded one million worldwide, and urged society to learn from mistakes to overcome the pandemic. “Our world must regret a terrible number today: the…
MozambiqueSociety

How Gorongosa National Park battles Covid-19 and not only

Gorongosa National Park, in central Mozambique, on the southern edge of the Great Rift Valley, is home to one of the largest wildlife reserves in Africa. But for park officials, protecting wildlife is just one of the many responsibilities they take. Socioeconomic…
PoliticsSociety

UN organizes summit on post-pandemic global governance

Niger, acting president of the UN Security Council, will organize on September 24 a video conference of heads of state on the future of world governance after the pandemic, the Nigerian ambassador announced today. “On the 24th we will have a debate at the summit on…
SocietyWorld

Virus despair forces girls across Asia into child marriage

Tens of thousands of girls across Asia are being forced into marriage by desperate families plunged into poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic, as campaigners warn years of progress tackling the practice is being undone. Child marriage has long been common in…