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Burkina Faso on brink of protracted humanitarian crisis

KAYA, Burkina Faso (AP) โ€” Burkina Faso is on the brink of becoming a protracted crisis after extremist violence displaced over 1 million people, a senior United Nations official said this week during a visit to the West African nation. U.N. acting assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs Ramesh Rajasingham spoke to The Associated Press after … Read more

Coronavirus Pushes Some Hospitals In Southern Louisiana To The Brink : NPR

NPR analysis shows hospitals in Lafayette and Lake Charles have among the worst ratios of hospital beds to COVID-19 infection rates. We hear what that means for patients, families and health workers. DAVID GREENE, HOST: This pandemic has pushed hospitals to the edge of their capacity in southern Louisiana. An NPR analysis shows that region … Read more