Fearful Covid-19 statement from WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced in its report that there was a 38 percent increase in COVID-19 cases in August 2023 compared to the previous period. According to the report, over 1.4 million new Covid-19 cases and over 1800 Covid-19-related deaths were reported in the 28-day period from July 31 to August 27.
Pandemic nightmare returns to USA
Eris, a sub-variant of the coronavirus, has caused some countries to take measures reminiscent of the first days of the pandemic. In the United States of America (USA), institutions and organizations have imposed a mask obligation on their employees in order to prevent the new wave of epidemics thought to be caused by the Eris variant.
First in North Korea after 3 years
The first passenger plane flight was made from North Korea to abroad after 3 years. The flight number 'JS151' of the national airline Air Koryo, which took off from Pyongyang, landed in Beijing. North Korean airline Air Koryo is planning two passenger flights from Pyongyang to Vladivostok, Russia, on August 25 and 28.
New variant of Covid-19 spreads around world
The UK Health and Safety Agency (UKHSA) announced that the frequently mutated ‘BA.2.86’ variant of Covid-19 was also seen in the United Kingdom (UK). The new variant, about which there is not enough information, emerged in Israel and was later seen in Denmark and the United States (US).
New variant Eris continues to spread in Europe
In France, it was announced that the rapid spread of Eris, a sub-variant of Covid-19, across the country may be linked to the summer vacation.
Outbreak in Bangladesh kills 340 people
The death toll in the dengue fever outbreak in Bangladesh has risen to 340. While the number of cases in hospitals increased day by day, patients were seen lying in the corridors.
UK on alert for 'Eris', sub-variant of Omicron
In the United Kingdom (UK), the public panicked due to Eris (EG.5.1), a sub-variant of Omicron. Authorities announced that the virus has spread across the country.
Cholera outbreak in Cameroon kills 426 people
It was announced that 26 people died in the last two weeks and 426 people in total due to the cholera epidemic in Cameroon.