COVID-19 outbreak could last 2 years in Thailand but there is still time to limit impact: Expert

COVID-19 outbreak could last 2 years in Thailand but there is still time to limit impact: Expert

BANGKOK: Half of Thailand’s population – about 33 million people – could be infected by COVID-19 over the next two years in the worst case scenario described by deputy director of the Disease Control Department Dr Thanarak Phaliphat. “We’ve forecast three scenarios of widespread transmission. If Thais coordinate well, infections will be limited over the next […]
COVID-19 Pandemic could make another 25 million jobless: UN

COVID-19 Pandemic could make another 25 million jobless: UN

GENEVA: The COVID-19 pandemic will significantly increase global unemployment, leaving up to 25 million more people out of work, and will dramatically slash workers’ incomes, the United Nations said Wednesday (Mar 18). In a fresh study, the International Labour...
Indonesia reports 14 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing death toll to 19

Indonesia reports 14 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing death toll to 19

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported 14 more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday (Mar 18), taking the death toll to 19, a health ministry official said. This marks the country’s biggest single-day increase in fatalities. Advertisement Advertisement “The total death toll until...