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Is it all Greek to you? Coronavirus variants get new names

(REUTERS) Coronavirus variants with clunky, alphanumeric names have now been assigned the letters of the Greek Alphabet in a bid to simplify discussion and...

A Few More Ways to Convince Hesitant Friends and Family to Get Their Vax

VICE.com - As the New York Times reported Monday morning, public health experts are worried that the elusive concept of reaching COVID-19 herd immunity...

Canada approves BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine for young teens

QCOVID DIGEST - Canada's health regulator has authorized the Pfizer/BionTech coronavirus vaccine for children between 12 and 15 years old. Dr. Supriya Sharma, the...

Where is COVID-19 Spreading?

A new, fast-moving and deadly coronavirus first detected in Central China's Hubei province, has sickened hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.

How deadly could COVID-19 be?

It’s too early to know how deadly the disease will be, but estimates suggest that between 0.5% to 3.4% of the people who contract...

Colombia’s Curfew & Travel Lockdown Extended to May 25

Colombia’s travel ban & national stay-in-place order is extended at least until May 25 to continue combating the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.   However,...

Colombia will extend lockdown by two more weeks, to April 26

Colombia President Iván Duque announced Monday, April 6, that the quarantine in Colombia will continue for a further two weeks, now continuing to April...

Covid-19 in Colombia: Reports March 25

In its latest report on March 25 at 1:00 pm, Colombian authorities detailed the covid-19 situation in the country: 470 confirmed cases 4 reported...

El Dorado readies for closure; even looking for charters to remove foreigners

Bogotá's El Dorado International Airport (BOG) entered the countdown to comply with the presidential decree to close the Colombian skies for 30 days, with...

Diary of a pandemic: how Covid-19 is radically changing the world

Santiago Cruz, editor of Chronicles for Colombia's newspaper in Cali, El Pais, gives us a look into life in his city in the face...

Colombia Prepares For Mandatory Lockdown

Colombia will go into a nationwide quarantine starting Tuesday night announced President Ivan Duque on Friday. The quarantine will last until April 13. "It is...

Colombia confirms first coronavirus death

Colombia’s health ministry late on Saturday confirmed Colombia’s first death attributed to the coronavirus, as the disease continues to spread worldwide. The victim was a...

Barranquilla woman denounces that she was mistreated at the airport falsely accused of covid-19

María Claudia Gómez, is the young woman from Barranquilla who this week was the victim of grievances and bullying and even threats for being...

Colombia launches app to monitor Coronavirus

The Colombian government recently launched an app (iOS and Android) to help track the spread of COVID-19 in the country and to keep citizens...

Colombia Goes On LOCKDOWN!

Colombia will ban entering the country to everyone from abroad from midnight on Monday, including its own citizens, for a month, as the country...

Colombia to spend US$3.65 billion on coronavirus economic measures

Colombia will spend 14.8 trillion pesos (US$3.65 billion) on emergency measures to ease the economic fall-out from coronavirus, the government said on Wednesday, but...

Colombia Closes All Land, Sea and River Borders!

All Colombian land and sea borders will be closed starting on Tuesday, March 17 and until May 30, by order of President Iván Duque....

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