Stay Home? Wash Hands? But 1.8 Billion Remain Homeless & 3.0 Billion Have No Access to Water — Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (united nations)Thursday, May 14, 2020Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, May 14 (IPS) - The relentless battle against the devastating coronavirus pandemic has been underlined by several widespread advisories from health experts – STAY HOME. WASH YOUR HANDS. WEAR MASK. KEEP SOCIAL DISTANCE.But the UK-based WaterAid and UN Habitat in Nairobi point out the paradox in at least two...

Toronto Western Hospital declares new COVID-19 outbreak after 5 staff in ER test positive

Toronto Western Hospital is declaring a fifth outbreak after five health-care workers from its emergency room tested positive for COVID-19, with the first case dating back to three weeks ago, hospital officials have confirmed.University Health Network, which includes Toronto Western, is currently using the newly published provincial definition for a COVID hospital outbreak, defined as at least...