Australia cancels men’s and women’s Opens due to COVID-19

Australia cancels men's and women's Opens due to COVID-19

MELBOURNE, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Australia has cancelled its men’s and women’s Open tournaments in a hammer blow for the struggling domestic game as COVID-19 and travel restrictions continue to bite.Organisers had planned a late-January, early-February window for the men’s Australian Open in Sydney after its original November schedule proved untenable.But Golf Australia boss James … Read more

Somalia opens first public oxygen plant to help treat COVID-19 amid severe shortage

Somalia opens first public oxygen plant to help treat COVID-19 amid severe shortage

MOGADISHU, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Somalia’s first public oxygen plant opened on Thursday, in a ray of hope for a country where a lifesaving treatment for the coronavirus has been largely unavailable to patients during the pandemic.Global demand for medical oxygen has surged with the COVID-19 pandemic, and many countries have experienced desperate shortages.This and … Read more