Tag: pandemic

Coronavirus: Philippines population growth at lowest in 70 years due to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Philippines population growth at lowest in 70 years due to Covid-19

Population growth in the Philippines is expected to have slowed to just 0.3 percent in 2021, the slowest in over 70 years, as Filipinos delayed chi ...
Pandemic still taking a heavy toll on jobs: UN

Pandemic still taking a heavy toll on jobs: UN

The Covid-19 crisis continues to hit jobs around the world hard, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that it could take yea ...
Coronavirus: Australia suffers deadliest day of pandemic as hospitals fill up

Coronavirus: Australia suffers deadliest day of pandemic as hospitals fill up

Australia experienced its deadliest day of the pandemic on Tuesday, as a fast-moving Omicron outbreak continued to push hospitalization rates to re ...
Zimbabwe reports a sharp surge in girls and teenage pregnancies amid a pandemic

Zimbabwe reports a sharp surge in girls and teenage pregnancies amid a pandemic

Zimbabwe has reported a sharp rise in pregnancies among girls and teenagers during the coronavirus pandemic. There are two laws g ...
The pandemic resulted in a decline in condom sales, says Malaysia-based contraception giant Karex

The pandemic resulted in a decline in condom sales, says Malaysia-based contraception giant Karex

Condom sales fell sharply during the pandemic, according to the world's largest contraceptive manufacturer based in Malaysia, which has seen sales ...
Omicron “ray of hope” in the midst of a pandemic?  That’s what an expert says

Omicron “ray of hope” in the midst of a pandemic? That’s what an expert says

A government academic advisor, Dr. Mike Tildesley, of the University of Warwick, has described the Omicron variant as "the first ...
Chinese-American man brutally assaulted in NYC dies

Chinese-American man brutally assaulted in NYC dies

An elderly Sino-American man who was brutally assaulted while collecting cans in East Harlem in Ril has died of his injuries and his case is now cl ...