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UN Secretary-General calls for a global ceasefire

Reading Time: < 1 minute Guterres calls for a global ceasefire amid Covid-19With the world facing the ongoing battle with Covid-19 and a race to find a vaccination and sustainable treatment drugs, the United Nations has recognized the threat and has put forth a request to assist in curving the threat of this virus. While most organizations, governments, and businesses…

Factsheet: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Official name: COVID-19 Also known as: 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease; SARS-CoV-2 Type: Coronaviruses; there are many different types as the name indicates, the virus is related to the SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) that caused an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002-2003. It is however not the same virus. Classification: respiratory illness Causes/origin: The…

Iran’s miscalculation

Iran women

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 3rd of January Iran and its allies reacted with outrage over the killing of General Qasem Soleimani. In the political ramble that ensued short afterwards, Iran vowed to take revenge over the IRGC’s Quds Force leader’s death. Needless to say, Iran had to show some form of reaction in order not to loose…