10 die after drinking hand sanitiser in India while alcohol stores were closed

Ten men have died in an Indian town after drinking alcohol-based hand sanitiser, as local liquor shops were closed due to a coronavirus lockdown. The men, from the town of Kurichedu in Andhra Pradesh, were said to be dependent on alcohol. “Some people who are heavily addicted to alcohol had been consuming hand sanitisers for […]

Seven babies die in one night at Zimbabwe hospital

Seven babies were stillborn at Harare Central Hospital in Zimbabwe on Monday night after urgent treatment was delayed because of staffing issues, two doctors have confirmed to the BBC. Nurses are on strike nationwide because of a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other concerns, and the maternity wards were overwhelmed. One doctor said […]