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one of nature's wonders is sunday trend, northern california, as humans, are included in the creatures like turtles and manatees on losing their habitats. paradise to be things were still dream, klein hersh reality for sea turtle. in 60 minutes on d, w ah, a quarter of the global population has received at least one dose of a cobra. 900 vaccine looks good. at 1st glance, the figure hides a serious problem. low income countries are far behind. just 100 have at least one jobs. distribution is slowest in africa that just aren't enough doses. the
world health organization has sharply criticized the lack of action. the world is in bags, you know, but the lack of doses is having serious knock on the facts for poor countries. and not enough vaccines means more people catching the virus more hospitalizations, more deaths, just take kenya, where case levels are pushing hospitals to the brink, especially as they run short of vital supplies. health officials won't the highly contagious delta variance 1st identified in india is responsible for the rise and infections. the w is, mario miller visited the hospital in consumer where they're running dangerously short of medical oxygen the screams for more oxygen, the intensive care unit, and consumer hospital. one of the biggest in kenya. yes. nurse nicholas piano has seen a 3rd of his covert patients di you might think of if you might think the patient
is improving. they might talk to you in one second and then they're just collapse. and di the i see you is for a piano and his colleagues overwhelmed. they just lost another patient. the hospital director is worried. they need 5 times more oxygen and far more high flow oxygen machine than they have. and we in africa need those high flow devices, they're very expensive, so we kind of for them, we lose lives that could be saved because this devices are not available. the house officials believe the number of crew and others cases is much higher than recorded, especially in villages where people can't afford the transferred to a hospital. come on, come on and move to. well, jennifer, we g bird. her youngest sister, 2 days ago, it went very fast as a bad headache, fever, shortness of breath would be when it all started on a sunday,
when you learned church, she felt unwell by the time saturday came. it was too much for her to bear. she was taken towards the door and the same day she died. the death has come to the senate residency. there's been 50 barrels here in recent weeks. the only oxygen plant in the region has reached breaking point and won't be able to meet an increasing demand. i'm getting so many calls from the person who need to do will need to be home for regular. if you don't use them as plus as possible, then the next few minutes. that's going to be gone back at key soon will hospital. there are some good news. a patient who's been dependent on oxygen for weeks will be released soon. somebody should not. you'll cut out and that is not
the thing is really when you want to take life, just say to remove whatever they're giving you where you are in sentiment, then you feel it's luck was on his side in the health system. so overstretched. luck is what these patients will need and joining us now is director of the africa centers for disease control and prevention doctor john king of song. thank you very much for taking the time to speak with us today. now, before we get to the supply shortages, i just want to go back to a statement that we heard earlier from the chief of the w. h. ho. do you agree with him that the world is in, in his was a vaccine apartheid? absolutely. absolutely no way you cannot say the world is in that situation, given the disparity in access to vaccines that we are experiencing in africa, we're over or just above one percent of the population of 1200000000 people have
been vaccinated. and we actually don't know when vaccines to be interact, continent scale and speed. so it is a very troubling situation. it is a situation that we haven't seen. it should not be the case for a month. but here we are with that situation. yeah. especially in the midst of a very aggressive ted waive su, describing this extremely serious situation. and youth previously said, africa is not winning against the virus. so what needs to be done and who needs to do? it's to get the continent in a winning position in, in respond and in anticipation of exactly what we agree in food. on the 8th of may, we convene an emergency meeting of, or minister of her to actually want to raise an alarm that what was happening in india could actually happen here. if you recall, we said we need to do 3 things. we need what we call in hands prevention. we need
it in hands monitoring. we need it enhance treatment, where people actually, countries actually stop them set up with oxygen, where we knew where the various were created by conducting surveillance and flushing out their hot spots. and we have an access to vaskins, does that, does that come on strategy? we agreed on the 8th of may? so this was anticipated a was predicted that we may actually begin to see us that we really as t calling for partnerships to support countries to fight these varied, brought up with. okay. and we saw just in our report that the medical supply shortages, one of the biggest pressure points on health care right now in kenya as we saw or an e, c o, p, or africa more broadly. very broadly, you see that hospital systems over when health care workers over when we to
start with we don't have enough health care work as so it hosted us up to now the board is substantial amount of efforts and resources to treat in cover patients. you can very quickly see the damage and hum that is going to cause other diseases under control. and so we deal with the situation where the new baby and the database is spread and very aggressively transmit over in excess of 40 percent. more than the ordinary 1000000000. so that is what is of a women that has that just in kenya. we see that in, via we have a swap team. in zambia, we have team that i had into many african countries to support them. that suggestion is very alarming across all across the continent. ok, so that's about the spread of the delta. very it making things even more difficult than they normally would have been. but while hospitals ready and if they're still not ready to accept this 3rd wave, what needs to be done and how can they go about it?
my advice suggest cdc is that countries we need to improvise, begin to look at, make ship scenarios where they can actually use open door and outdoor facilities to treat patients like your grandson that are doing use in sports arena and keep them with make sheep facilities to treat patients because the hospitals are overwhelmed and you do not view the hospital by night. we do not develop her system, but need them at the same time you develop them before you need them. so we are completely in immediate of a situation and you know where we need to improvise and develop make treatment centers. all right, well thank you very much for your insights to very difficult situation. the africans facing right now, but hopefully there will be some kind of way forward. the has to be dr. john and can get some from the africa cdc. thank you very much for your time. thank you.
thank you. and now it's the part of the program where we put one of your questions to our science correspondent derek williams. paul, can a person with h p v, or cervical cancer, get the cobra 1900 vaccines. oh, i need to get a little background on this answer to make sense. h p v or human, paloma virus is a virus transmitted mostly through sexual contact. that can cause wards or lesions in those who contract it. it's actually the most common s t i world wide, and it's also viewed as a risk factor for later developing a range of different types of cancers. about 40 years ago, german researcher holds through a house and proved a direct link between h p,
v. and cervical cancer and was eventually granted the nobel prize for his work in 2008. that research laid the foundation for the development of h p, v vaccines and, and gave rise to the long term goal of eventually wiping out cervical cancer entirely by stopping the transmission of h p. v. so, so now you know enough to go on, let's get back to the question. cancer patients, as a rule, have actually been placed pretty high up on priority lists and most national backseat campaigns. doctors usually want their patients to get the chart because they're often heavily immunocompromised pence in a pretty precarious place if they do get sorry, covey to in fact, research is now showing that far from posing a danger to cancer patients, the big worry is that covert 19 vaccine won't stimulate
a strong enough immune response in them to fight off the duties should they be exposed. so studies are also ongoing to see whether a cancer patients might require more shots to achieve the same protective effects. if you have h p v, or cervical cancer than talk to your doctor of course before being vaccinated, but, but in most cases, i assume the recommendation will be to get your shod as soon as possible. me eric williams. and finally, new york city put on a party hat on sunday for pretty much the 1st time since the pandemic began. the annual may seize fireworks show lighting up skies in celebration of the countries independence day. the show was bigger and brighter than last year's more subdued event, including cold play performed,
and guests were once again welcomed to the show. the us hasn't yet declared its independence from the corona virus, though with vaccination. right, slowing president joe biden, telling americans on sunday that getting a vaccine was the most patriotic things they could do. and that's all for this edition of our covert 900 special more you can check out the cobra, 1900 section website c, w dot com. and we'll leave you with these pictures for now until next time. thank you very much for watching and take care the the little guy that is the 77 percent the platform for you to be issues and share ideas. you know, i know we in north africa population is willing
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hoping to strengthen our bond with nature beyond the urban jungle. and overtake comes monumental novel. the tower is one of our 100 german mysteries, a compelling tale of the east, german experience, that one the german book prize. now of 40 i am has big plans for the african or seen. the guinea and writer filmmaker and art historian has initiated multiple projects to showcase the diversity of african art, or from an online pan, african cultural, encyclopaedia of arts and culture to her own de, do novel, which has just appeared here in germany. she's changing the narrative of how a vast continent perceives itself me. ready none a for you is on the moon. we caught up with the expert for african art at the you art center and taught money where she's planning and exhibition of contemporary art
from ghana. i'm from one pos that well of which are cultural expressions and ways of being and seeing what's a certain extent suppressed. and i think my mission in a way is to bring these back to the forefront and show the value again so that we have this fullness of being removed between culture and that she was born in germany. but today, the grand daughter as a guinea and king lives across her story of migration provided the background for her debut novel that the god child very much still the colonial hang up. you know, parents that especially grew up in europe and abroad. you know, you always have to be better than them in order to be taken half seriously. you have to speak better, you have to be more intelligent. you have to work hard. it's very much. we have to
still fight and prove ourselves to be equal. in the novel, she is maia, and the only black girl in 1972 score neighborhood being perceived as different is a defining experience. her father is a doctor, her mother, a princess who challenges preconceptions with an immense pride in her origins. you know, we're always preparing to go home. europe was always a short stop. it was never the end goal. so no, that wasn't the sense that europe was bad at all. it was always like home is where we belong. that's where we're going. we've come here to get an education so that we can go home and, you know, make it better, make a life event. at 1st, maya has no concept of homeland. she shuttles between locations. do spark london a convent school in noise. she learns the codes at the european world until one day
. her cousin cojo arrives and sparks her enthusiasm for the history, traditions and spiritual rituals of gunners. they decide to rewrite the book of their ancestors. it was also a metaphor for that which had been lost. i know that a lot of my generation felt the scout between us grandparents gaps of knowledge, gaps, knowing how to do things. you know, that happened dances that parents can do. what's out down to that speak that we just don't know the know those follow the rhythms of the canadian drums, the some in the ancestor stories into the present. it also depicts, gone as colonial past, the stolen art treasures, the loss of identity. maya comes to see herself as a part of the country that has to recover the soap and go its own way. like her alter ego, i. e mm. as reclaiming the history of her country using heart for years, she's been bringing it into the everyday lives of finance with
a mobile museums project. i think the colonial has made itself known for it's kind of claim this space within history. and what i'm trying to do in a way to say, well, actually of as all of the multiplicity, there's all this, well, there's all this witness in evolution, in our cultural evolution. and we don't have to keep reducing it to the captain. she uses art for transformation outside, gone to in 2019. she curated the countries 1st. ever pavilion of the venice, be a knowledge, a major triumph that she fought hard for and even tougher process is towards the restitution of artifacts stolen during the colonial era. on behalf of the canadian culture ministry, she's involved in dialogue with european museums. i was a lot of questions that came up around the restitution the beginning was we give them back the tech will they know how to look after them?
which apart from, you know, the obvious in cells and racism, implied in that question on the surface. you know, this whole kind of civilizing colonizing mindset is still completely prevalent. even in those museum directors that are willing to have conversations with us, that they need to speak to us. and until this is shifted it's for me, it's a bit of an empty gesture. there are a multitude of historical wrongs to put right. not for y'all to novel says that god, children do exactly that is travelling through time and hearing the whisperings of the universe. in the other culture news, damien hirst, an awful chevy blur of the contemporary art world, is best known for his provocative pieces featuring dead animals in formaldehyde from way back in the ninety's. but
a new exhibition in paris offers an unexpected explosion of joy and color with his cherry blossom series. it's seen as a natural progression of his earlier spot painting work and a homage to 19th century impressionism and point to live them over show features 30 work from a larger series that took in 3 years to complete and signals a return to paint her says his vision only got bolder, with repeated pandemic delays and a collection of paintings by american pop arts pioneer andy warhol is on show into iran for the 1st time. i conic portraits of mick jagger, marilyn monroe, and jackie kennedy and aversion of warhol, famous campbells soup cans, are in the spot life to the delight of visitors till the paintings have been lying dormant in the store room of the museum of contemporary art into iran. since the islamic revolution in 1917 well now to the work of
photographers zach funding yawn, who grew up in south africa, where he graduated top of his class at the national college of photography. he then emigrated to europe and spent some time as a commercial photographer before his urge to get a fresh look at nature made him see read the my name is somebody young and i'm a saga. i'm currently working on my modernize and mesa theories, which is photographed and infrared the photographer uses the technique to create a real image world like this one. finally turns pain can rate changing the natural environment. it's almost into some kind of alien territory. and subtle greens from the trees become more dominant. the 1st house on zack for 1000000000, is out hunting for subjects. he grew up in south africa, so he's lived in switzerland for many years now. in 2009,
he conducted his 1st experiment with infrared photography and has concentrated on the technique ever since. in color photography, we capture the visual spectrum that is blue, green and red. in the infrared, we capture near infrared light as well. chlorophyll in plants absorb the visual spectrum to use this for photos and pieces. and the cell walls on the other hand, reflect to me a for a life and this reflected energy create. does it pinkson roads that does that sound young, has exhibited this works around the world. currently, his infrared photos are on display and sophomore, and many of them were taken here in the area. after he made the move from south africa to europe in 2004, he started working as a commercial and fashioned photographer. now he's got clients the world
over but his own creative projects are where his heart is. the search for motif, the nature isn't experience and itself more than half the world's population, all born in cities and all these people are no longer and think we're all with my life phones and devices. i want to attract the city dwellers and subconsciously remind me of all the real name. i will be walking in the mountains and a view like this will prevent south to me and i'll be without words. i cannot live without this, and i don't see us having a future without nature. some people may dream of going to mars, but all it takes the other worldly beauty of a red planet right here is a slight color shift. ah,
ah. well finally, anyone wanting to gain a better understanding of the former communist east germany is well advised to read over 10 comes novel, the tower sets into raised and in south eastern germany, it recreates the atmosphere of the late phase of the country. so just before the fall of the berlin wall and the book, one several prizes and was also adapted for a tv film. but as we purists like to say, nothing quite nails. it like the original. what would you do if you saw a police officer beating and kicking your mother? what if you were held back and forth to watch down as a teenage boy, when he sees his mother attack, for protesting against the east sermon regime. it's october 1989 to 2 weeks before
the fall of the berlin wall. but no one knows yet the communism is about to crumble . christian is the tragic hero and author over telecoms novel, the tower. it's about 3 generations in a family of intellectuals who despise both communist east germany, where they live and the capitalist west. they're the type of smug elite who aren't even supposed to exist in the so called workers paradise. they live a life torn between resistance and resignation, and it's especially hard on the youngest of them. customs uncle warned him not even to fall in love with me. they kiss you and they betray you both in the same breath . it doesn't have to be like that, but sometimes it is. and you can't take anymore risks. it's about time you started to learn that in this country, you can't behave like a little child. this country is not the place to be young. no author has ever described east germany, so free of illusions. if the last glance at the grand allies that many people
relied on to make sense of their wits, howard with overtake comes, breakthrough has 1000 page breakthrough. one. him been german ah, and enthusiastic recommendation. there are so many good books for that, never ending summer reading low stand with that all the rest from us here in berlin until next time and cheers. the me. the news, the
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