COVID-19: More than 19 Million Cumulative Cases Globally

Globally, more than 19 million cumulative cases of coronavirus have been recorded. According to a CNN report, India has become the third country after the US and Brazil to record more than 2 million cases, and Africa has now recorded more than 1 million cases across the continent. The US is at the verge of reaching 5 million cumulative cases. A new model predicts the US death toll could reach nearly 300,000 by December; it’s now about 160,000. Meanwhile, countries are jockeying over who controls the most important preventative measures.…

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TikTok App Prohibited

Doyinsola Johnson The popular TikTok app owned by the Chinese company Bytedance is said to be shutting down in numerous countries as of now already shut down in India. The concerns are threefold. Because TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is based in China there are fears the company may share user data with the Chinese government, whether intentionally through data requests or unintentionally through surveillance software. There are general privacy concerns about how much data TikTok collects from user devices. “The fear is that the information in TikTok could provide more…

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