Portal:Current events/December 2019

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December 2019 is the twelfth and final month of the current common year. The month, which began on a Sunday, will end on a Tuesday after 31 days. It is the current month, and the last month of the 2010s decade.

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  • Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including eight children and four women, have died and three others are injured in a fire at a farm in rural Jordan. (BBC)

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  • 2019 Samoa measles outbreak
    • The government makes it illegal to make non-essential domestic travel on the roads while vaccination units cross the country with 40,000 still to be vaccinated. Also, the opposition calls for an inquiry into the low vaccination rates which began after a mistake by two nurses last year which resulted in the deaths of two children. (RNZ)

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  • A boat carrying refugees capsized near Nouadhibou, off the coast of Mauritania, in one of the deadliest maritime disasters this year, leaving 58 people dead and many more who tried to swim to shore in need of treatment. The boat had departed Gambia on 27 November 2019. It was heading towards the Canary Islands when it approached the Mauritanian coast to get fuel and food. The boat had been carrying between 150-180 people when it capsized, most of them aged between 20 and 30. (The Guardian)

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