NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

  Today’s news comes via my own private Twitter account (you can follow me at @VShah1984). US President Donald Trump engaged in some of his trademark traditional self-promotion, tweeting an article from the Wall Street Journal where he was said … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

WEST AFRICA EBOLA CRISIS: WHO warns of ‘shadow zones’; hidden victims

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola virus crisis in West Africa could be dangerously underestimated as families hide members afflicted by the highly fatal contagion for fear of quarantine and persecution, according to a report by America‘s Fox News. The warning also claims the existence of ‘shadow zones’ where medics have no presence, means that many people are carrying or perishing from the virus without medical agencies realising, making an effective response to the outbreak more challenging. Since the middle of this year, more than a thousand people have died in the West African states of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with possibly several thousand more infected or likely to … Continue reading WEST AFRICA EBOLA CRISIS: WHO warns of ‘shadow zones’; hidden victims