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· February, 2020

Stories about Humanitarian Response from February, 2020

An Italian national is the index case patient of COVID-19 disease in Nigeria

Lagos is a commercial hub in Nigeria and the likelihood of a rapid spread of COVID-19 to other parts of the country is a looming possibility.

Rising attacks against journalists for reporting about the conflict in north Mozambique

There has been an alarming increase in the number of threats made against journalists who are covering the armed attacks in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

A rash of ‘travel bans’ as the Caribbean gets serious about coronavirus

Several Caribbean territories, including Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Dominica, and Trinidad and Tobago, have imposed travel bans to and from China.

Peruvian engineer awarded international prize with cookies that fight anemia

Consisting of three basic ingredients, cookies created by Peruvian engineer Julio Garay fight anemia, a health condition affecting almost half of Peruvian children.

Public outcry over Wuhan coronavirus leads to blame game in China

Despite Beijing's claims, the central government bears significant responsibility for the mismanagement of crucial information in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak.

The battle of numbers in the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Several medical and academic institutions have run models on the Wuhan coronavirus, and all conclude the real figures - of infected and killed victims - are much higher than the...

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