Pandemics

China Opposed WHO Plan to Establish Origin of Covid-19

In July, the WHO offered to carry out a second phase of research in China, including a laboratory and market test in Wuhan.

"We will not accept such an origin research plan, because in some respects it does not take into account common sense and is contrary to science," Zen Jensin, deputy minister of the National Health Commission, told reporters.

Collective responsibility failed, endangering collective immunity in Serbia

Primarius Radmilo Petrovi, an epidemiologist, cannot enhance this projection with an estimate of the progression that will increase the number of newly infected, of which there were 145 on Tuesday, and whether we could have several hundred infected a day by the end of this month.

Why WHO will never reveal the origin of the virus? We need a team as for Chernobyl

Namely, numerous experts, many of whom are connected with the World Health Organization, believe that political tensions between the United States and China make that investigation impossible and that the answers they might come to would not be credible.

Turkey closes borders to 6 countries to guard against new COVID-19 strains

Turkey on June 28 announced that it suspended flights from six countries as part of measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In a circular issued by Turkish Interior Ministry, the country suspended flights from Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka as of July 1 and until further notice.

Students worry about their life after pandemic, report says

Nearly half of Turkish students have difficulty focusing on online classes, while a significant part of them have started to worry about their future during the pandemic, according to a COVID-19 impact report.

A study prepared by the Tüvana Education Foundation for Children Willing to Study (TOÇEV) revealed how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the education system in Turkey.

Epidemic no more?

On June 15th Covid-19 epidemic in Slovenia officially ended. But as it turns out nothing has really changed.

Dnevnik takes issue with formal end of epidemic

Dnevnik argues in Wednesday’s commentary that the formal end of the coronavirus epidemic does not change anything, it merely creates confusion and undermines public trust in the authorities.

Active contact tracing relaunched

Ljubljana – With new coronavirus infections steadily declining, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) has relaunched the active tracing of contacts of those who have tested positive, which had been suspended in autumn due to an unmanageable inflow of daily cases.

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