The World Health Organization (WHO) reports this Friday more than five million cases of Covid-19 in the world and 333,489 people killed by the pandemic. This is the most important news this Friday, May 22.
Ortega inflates pneumonia death figures and hides Covid-19 cases
The numbers of deaths from pneumonia that Daniel Ortega provided in the appearance on Monday are inconsistent with the mortality data that the Ministry of Health (Minsa) publishes through weekly epidemiological bulletins. The specialists, so far, do not explain where they got 309 deaths so far in 2020 from pneumonia, when until the beginning of May, there were 86 deaths from that cause; however, it is likely due to the pandemic. Read the note here.
Do I have the right to see the body of my family member who died of Covid-19? This is recommended by WHO and PAHO
Relatives of Yamil Acevedo Picado, co-founder of the United Democratic Front, anxiously wait on the side of the Sermesa hospital in Bologna, Managua. After 11 p.m., a coffin, two men dressed in white overalls, covering them from head to toe, and a van are ready to receive the body of Acevedo, who on May 16, is suspected of losing the battle against the Covid-19 and therefore its burial must be immediate. Read the note here.
Ortega will not touch a penny of the 750 thousand dollars donated by the United States, according to sources familiar with the matter
The 750 thousand dollars that the Donald Trump government allocated to Nicaragua in the fight against Covid-19 will not be delivered to the Daniel Ortega regime but to international organizations specialized in health matters that work in the country, according to various sources familiar with the fear THE PRESS. Read the note here.
This way you can wash bills and coins to minimize the risk of contagion by the coronavirus
Cleaning and disinfecting objects is essential to prevent and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which has affected more than 5 million people worldwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the World Health Organization (WHO) have recommended using soap and water, bleach and alcohol when cleaning the home, personal belongings and even the vehicle. Cleaning bills and coins is also important, as they are full of germs and can be a direct focus to spread the virus. The Interactive Museum of Economy (MIDE) in Mexico presented some measures to keep money clean. Read the note here.
Do eucalyptus and ginger work to fight the coronavirus? This is what the specialists say
In recent weeks, Nicaraguans have begun sharing tea recipes and sprays that supposedly help fight the coronavirus. They talk about ingesting ginger, chamomile, red onion, lemon, and garlic – whether in tea, cooking, or remedy – and spraying eucalyptus to strengthen the immune system and fight Covid-19. This has caused the demand for these products to increase in the country’s markets. Health specialists consulted by LA PRENSA clarify that there are no studies that support that any of these ingredients have curative effects against Covid-19. Read the note here.