COVID-19 response

  • Shamator Task Force chalk up plans to enhance COVID-19 response
    Shamator, August 25 (MExN): The Shamator Task Force for COVID-19, under Tuensang district, held a consultative meeting on August 25, with volunteers, resource centre in-charge, media cells, medical team, NGOs and chairpersons of 11 wards. The objective of the meeting was to acclimatize the frontliners and public with new agendas to fight against the pandemic, a DIPR report stated. Chairperson of the task force, ADC Lankonsen Tsanglao is said to have informed the meeting of the de
  • No mismanagement of COVID-19 funds: Health Department
    Morung Express News Kohima | August 19 Amidst criticism and questions on the management of funds released for COVID-19 response in the State, officials from the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare (DoHFW) asserted that it has been transparent in management of funds.  Addressing media persons this afternoon, Principal Director, Dr Vizolie Suokhrie said the management of funds has been transparent and the government has been doing its best to tackle the pandemic despit
  • How inequality and poverty undermined S. Africa's COVID response
    JOHANNESBURG, July 31 (Reuters): When coronavirus patients started arriving at South Africa's government-run Thelle Mogoerane Hospital, workers scrambled to set up isolation wards to treat them. They can't keep up. Video filmed inside the hospital and seen by Reuters shows patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, being treated in a general ward, separated from other patients only by curtains. "There's no space anywhere," nurse