Dr. Hans Kluge is the WHO’s regional director for EuropeThe World Health Organization has warned in a new report that millions of COVID-19 survivors continue to suffer debilitating and lingering symptoms long after their initial bout of the disease, with major social, health and economic consequences.

Arauz noted that Tuesday, February 23 will go down in history as a very sad day for Ecuador. The presidential candidate for the opposition alliance Union for Hope (Unes), Andrés Arauz, demanded that the president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, take responsibility for the consequences of prison riots occurring in the country.

An elderly woman prays at an improvised altar with the image of the Virgin of Suyapa, patron saint of Honduras. The United Nations has warned that hunger levels are soaring across much of Central America as countries battle economic crises sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic and extreme climate events.

Unemployment had climbed 1.3 percent higher by the end of last year compared with December 2019The United Kingdom’s unemployment rate edged up to 5.1 percent in the final three months of last year, its highest level in nearly five years, official data shows, as severe COVID-19 lockdown restrictions pressured the economy.