Tag: Covid19

How important is contact tracing in the fight against coronavirus? | COVID19-Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgMTgfUv2R8Contact tracing is vital in breaking the chain of coronavirus infections. Apps do some of the work, but much of it is manual. And when COVID19 rates surge, keeping track of endless lists of contacts is almost impossible. Experts say…

/ November 17, 2020
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David Beckham discusses science with Sebabatso for World Children’s Day | UNICEF

Sebabatso, a 18-year-old South African student and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham discuss science, gender equality and the impacts of COVID-19 on education. 💙 Join them to reimagine a better world for every child: https://uni.cf/38EOm8T #WorldChildrensDay Subscribe to UNICEF here:…

/ November 13, 2020
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How coronavirus increases conflicts in fragile states | COVID-19 Special

The pandemic is set to spark famine, riots, instability, and civil war. The virus spreads, when tens of millions flee violence in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In March, the UN Secretary-General called for a global ceasefire. But the…

/ September 30, 2020
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How coronavirus lockdowns disrupted education systems worldwide | COVID-19 Special

The coronavirus pandemic is the largest disruption of global education systems in history. When the pandemic first hit, around one-and-a-half billion students around the world were sent home as schools closed their doors. Some have since re-opened. But class isn't…

/ September 29, 2020
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How to help a friend | UNICEF

Worried that a friend might be at risk of violence or abuse during the #COVID19 pandemic? Here are five ways you can help. #ENDviolence Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the…

/ August 18, 2020
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Vaccines work | UNICEF

COVID-19 is a global health crisis, and if we let it prevent us from delivering life-saving immunization services to children, another global health crisis won’t be far behind. We have to make vaccinations a priority for every child. Subscribe to…

/ August 10, 2020
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Stuff UNICEF Cares About: Masks | UNICEF

Mask on or mask off? As we all do our bit to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gabby and Timmy have some important advice about why, when and where to wear a mask. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official…

/ July 7, 2020
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Priscilla’s Message of Hope | UNICEF

It broke Priscilla’s heart when her parents got sick from #COVID19 in New York. Now, she has a message of hope. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates…

/ July 1, 2020
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Yasmeen’s poem for peace | UNICEF

"Every one of us dreams of living in peace and stability." Yasmeen, 16, is using poetry to call for peace as her country faces the double threat of COVID-19 and conflict. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube…

/ June 20, 2020
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Shahd’s Poem for Peace | UNICEF

“I feel terrified when I hear an explosion or the sound of a military plane.” As the world battles COVID-19, Shahd, 12, is using poetry to call for peace in Yemen. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube…

/ June 18, 2020
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Cornell’s Home Diary

Cornell, 12, lives in Goma, DR Congo. While he eagerly waits to go back to school, this is what he's doing to keep busy, healthy and connected during the #COVID19 outbreak. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube…

/ May 29, 2020
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Protecting children with disabilities during COVID-19 | UNICEF

COVID-19 is making the lives of children with disabilities even more challenging. As we respond to the pandemic, we must ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind. Let's reimagine a world where every child, with or without a…

/ May 23, 2020
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Juice Podcast 12 | with Naomi Klein

Juice Media Podcast 12: in which I have an epic chat with award-winning author Naomi Klein about the lessons we're learning during this historic period, Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, and why the liberals are going to get us all killed.…

/ May 22, 2020
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How NYC Is Burying The Dead During Coronavirus

[Warning: Distressing Themes] “We are experiencing the loss of 9/11 a couple times a week potentially. And that's going on week after week.” In the age of the novel coronavirus, mass burials and Zoom funerals might just be the new…

/ May 10, 2020