WHO: Africa Might Miss 70% Vaccination Goal Until Late 2024

HEALTH: The African continent might not reach the target of vaccinating 70% of its 1.3 billion population against COVID-19 until the second half of 2024, a target many of the world’s richer countries have already met, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. The warning comes as the world faces a new surge in cases driven […]

Global New Coronavirus Cases Up 9%

HEALTH: The number of new daily coronavirus cases increased sharply by 9% globally to 517,600, according to an AFP Tally. There were however wide disparities between regions. Infections rocketed by a third in the US alone and were up 9% in Europe. But elsewhere cases fell down a tenth in the Middle-East and Oceania, with […]

How Small-Business Owners Can Prepare for the Next Pandemic

Major disruptions happen every few years. Get staff retention plans, flexible contracts, and a cash buffer in place now. In 2020 we all learned that business income can dry up almost overnight, and that another major crisis may be just around the corner. “The biggest mistake is not planning for bumps in the road,” says […]