COVID 19 SERIES New strain explained

One year after scientists first identified the new coronavirus, several variations of the virus that appear to be more infectious are causing global alarm. Though the new strains are not thought to be more deadly, their spread raises the possibility of overloading already strained health-care systems. Now, countries’ vaccine campaigns are up against the increasingly [...]

By |2021-01-12T19:58:40+00:00January 12th, 2021|V&R Partners Blog|0 Comments

COVID 19 UPDATE: Flattening Curve in Nigeria Explained

The COVID-19 pandemic curve is rapidly flattening at an incredibly fast pace in the last few days. This follows several measures implemented by the government such as wearing a face mask, social distancing, and lockdown procedures, which are slowing down the spread of the pandemic in the country. The latest data from the Nigeria Centre [...]

By |2020-09-09T09:48:54+00:00September 9th, 2020|V&R Partners Blog|0 Comments

COVID 19 UPDATE: Dealing With Mental Health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a lot of information about the virus and its effects on mental health. That’s because coronavirus and the social, financial and psychological implications it carries can seriously impact one’s mental wellbeing. Government legislation, mass media coverage, and the increasing global death toll will cause a lot of stress, [...]

By |2020-09-01T13:30:25+00:00September 1st, 2020|V&R Partners Blog|0 Comments

COVID 19 UPDATES: Avoiding Fake News & Conspiracy Theories

Last week I returned home from a month-long trip during which – shock horror! – I was without an internet connection. As if coming back to the reality of a global pandemic wasn’t enough to process, I was also bombarded by WhatsApp messages on the supposed risks of taking Ibuprofen and Facebook posts telling me [...]

By |2020-04-07T13:34:25+00:00April 7th, 2020|V&R Partners Blog|0 Comments

COVID-19 UPDATES: GIS Data Tracking From Around the World

With things moving really fast with regards the covid-19 spread and containment, it is important to keep tab and stay safe. below are a list of real time updates from around the world. COVID-19 Maps & visuals Coronavirus COVID-19 global cases (Johns Hopkins) Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak timeline map (HealthMap) Novel coronavirus infection map (University of Washington) COVID-19 [...]

By |2020-03-31T17:06:25+00:00March 31st, 2020|V&R Partners Blog|0 Comments