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Coronavirus horror: UK death toll surges towards 5,000 - latest figures released
THE UK's coronavirus death toll has surged towards 5,000, after medical experts warned the peak was just days away.
No surgical or N95 mask? Wear DIY face cover during coronavirus outbreak: CDC
The CDC states that cloth face masks can be made from common household items.
Trump says 1,000 military personnel deploying to New York City, warns coming week toughest yet in coronavirus fight
President Donald Trump on Saturday announced that 1,000 medical military personnel are deploying to New York City to help fight the coronavirus pandemic and warned that the upcoming week will likely be the toughest yet.
Coronavirus Update: 1,204,261 Cases and 64,804 Deaths from COVID-19 Virus
Italy 124,632 cases, 15,362 deaths. Spain 126,168 cases, 11,947 deaths. USA 311,637 cases, 8,454 deaths. France 89,953 cases, 7,560 deaths. UK 41,903 cases, 4,313 deaths. Iran 55,743 cases, 3,452 deaths. Ch...
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How Zoom Rose To The Top During Social Distancing
Zoom has gained an incredible amount of popularity, but that popularity comes at a cost. The company is under intense scrutiny now that hundreds of millions of people are using the platform. But Zoom is in the game for the long haul, if ...
Can Cruise Lines Recover From Coronavirus?
The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise business. The pandemic has basically shut it down with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if n...
Coronavirus Leaves 3M Scrambling To Cover A Face Mask Shortage
The United States industrial giant is the maker of Post-It notes, Scotch Tape, and one of the most desperately needed medical supplies in the world right now: N95 facial masks.
Coronavirus is not the flu. It's worse
Send this to anyone who still thinks Covid-19 is basically the same as the flu.
6 new virus cases reported, first on Brac
The Cayman Islands has six new cases of coronavirus, including the first reported case on Cayman Brac, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee announced Saturday at the government’s daily briefing.
Private aircraft to collect 200,000 testing kits for Cayman
Government has secured a private aircraft to deliver 200,000 COVID-19 testing kits from South Korea, Governor Martyn Roper said Friday.
Prisoners released early during health crisis
A number of inmates nearing the end of their sentences have been released early from prison amid the COVID-19 crisis, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne confirmed Saturday.
Confirmed USVI coronavirus cases climb to 40; No deaths
With no reported deaths, the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health, has provided the territory with its latest coronavirus update, revealing that there were 40 confirmed cases as of Friday night, April 3, 2020, territo...
Why the Queen's message will be about unity
It was always a question of when, not if, the Queen would speak.
Virus has no nationality
New Viruses are created every day in every country, and can be spread in one day, to any other country by air, water, birds and people.
How the UK's newest hospital was built in nine days
How London's ExCel centre was transformed into a hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
Five-year-old among latest UK coronavirus victims
A five-year-old child with underlying health conditions is among those with coronavirus whose deaths were reported in the past day, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove has said.
Five London bus workers die, union confirms
Five London bus workers have died after contracting coronavirus.
‘The worst kind of fake news’: UK government blasts 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories
Conspiracy theories linking 5G mobile telecommunications masts with the spread of the Covid-19 illness have been blasted as “dangerous nonsense” and “the worst kind of fake news” by UK government officials.
The Supreme Court Is Delaying Arguments Again - Why Don’t They Just Do A Videoconference Like The Rest Of Us?
One group is launching an ad campaign urging the justices to hold arguments over releasing President Donald Trump’s financial records via teleconference.
The CDC Is Encouraging Americans To Wear Face Coverings In Public. Trump Said He Won't Wear One.
Trump emphasized that wearing a mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus is voluntary under a new CDC recommendation.
How couples can keep their sex life and relationship healthy during lockdown
Introduce a sense of novelty and adventure to keep things exciting like role playing, using sex toys or scheduling sexy date nights together. Have sex in an unusual part of the apartment or flick through the Kama Sutra for a new position...
Mass lockdowns in Europe may have helped save 59,000 lives, says study
Researchers from Imperial College in London looked at how 11 countries had responded to the crisis and estimated how many lives had been saved by intervention. Some of the worst affected countries such as Italy and Spain would have seen ...
To mask or not to mask: WHO makes U-turn while US, Singapore abandon pandemic advice and tell citizens to start wearing masks
This is the first in an in-depth series exploring the effectiveness of different strategies to contain the coronavirus spread in communities across the world In this instalment, we look at masks. To urge citizens to wear or not to wear ...
Forget Zoom? Skype unveils free 'Meet Now' video calls
Skype has rolled out Meet Now video meetings that are free and don't require downloads or signups
These 'disease hunters' developed a novel technique for tracking pandemics after 9/11, but lost funding right before COVID-19
Nearly two decades ago, when 9/11 spurred governments to invest in fighting bioterrorism, a group of disease experts figured out how to track pandemics using data from emergency rooms with a technique called 'syndromic surveillance.' Now...
China is donating 1,000 ventilators to help New York in coronavirus fight
The Chinese government has facilitated a donation of 1,000 ventilators to New York set to arrive at JFK Airport today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. “This is a big deal and it’s going to make a significant difference f...
Harvard arrest and 2017 article, have the left claiming right wing conspiracy
Was the Coronavirus a US Stolen product, Chinese manufactured collaborative effort lead by Harvard Professor Dr. Charles Lieber? U.S. Senator Tom Cotton from Arkansas was the first to sound an alarm. Cotton was belittled, and later, sile...
The CDC Is Encouraging Americans To Wear Face Coverings In Public. Trump Says He Won't Wear One.
Trump emphasized wearing a mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus is voluntary under a new CDC recommendation.
At least 8 strains of the coronavirus have been identified
Researchers say the small mutations are useful in showing how the virus is spreading around the world, and aren’t cause for concern.
PM of Australia: We will support citizens only
PM of Australia: We will support citizens only. If you can’t support yourself, then go back to your country. Support extends to citizens and this economy only.
‘Modern piracy’: Germany accuses Trump of stealing N95 masks it ordered from factory in China
The German government is accusing the U.S. government of stealing N95 masks that it had ordered from a factory based in China that’s run by American company 3M.
Britain’s coronavirus testing scandal: a timeline of mixed messages
UK government accused of over-promising and under-delivering on a variety of claims in the past few weeks
UN chief calls for global ceasefire amid infection fears; Corona beer maker halts production
Antonio Guterres warns pandemic could hit people in conflict zones especially hard. Two Mexican brewers, including the producers of Corona beer, have said they are reducing production
Why Trump should quit coronavirus blame game and work with China instead
China is not to blame for the US fumbling its coronavirus containment or for a recession that the US economy was possibly on the verge of before this. Mutual respect and cooperative leadership in fighting the pandemic would be the best o...
White House mandates virus test for anyone in ‘close proximity’ to Donald Trump or Mike Pence
A White House spokesman confirmed the new protocol Friday as part of an effort to protect the president and the vice-president
Coronavirus: former US officials implore Washington and Beijing to work together on pandemic
Statement urges setting aside frictions: ‘The focus should be on finding the resolve to work together to contain and defeat the virus’. Appeal follows weeks of recriminations between officials in US and China over origins of the virus an...
Coronavirus: social distancing remains the best strategy, experts tell Facebook’s Covid Frontline event co-hosted by SCMP
With vaccines, treatments at least a year away, pathology expert John Nicholls and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison say avoiding contact is our best hope. Experts gather for Facebook programme Covid Frontline, co-hosted by the Po...
Justin Trudeau hints at retaliation after White House orders 3M to halt ‘critical’ N95 mask exports to Canada health workers
3M says it will comply with the Defence Production Act to prioritise US orders of N95 masks but there will be ‘significant humanitarian implications’ elsewhere. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls order a mistake, pointing out that thous...
Wuhan lockdown led to dramatic cut in global spread of coronavirus, researchers say
Other countries had a marked increase in imported cases from other parts of mainland China in the weeks after the travel limits went into effect, study says. Restrictions also delayed arrival of pathogen in other Chinese cities by nearly...
Russian scientists retract coronavirus genome sequence that set alarm bells ringing
Initial findings suggested virus was mutating at a dramatic rate that threatened efforts to create a vaccine. One scientist said the research was either ‘really weird or really wrong’
Coronavirus deaths by age in England
Just over half of coronavirus-linked deaths in England have been people aged 80 and above.
Coronavirus economic crash 'way worse' than 2008 crisis
The world is experiencing a recession that is ‘way worse’ than the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) has said.
British Airways cabin crew contract virus on long-haul flights
A number of British Airways cabin crew have contracted the coronavirus when operating long haul flights over the past two weeks.
BBC offers biggest education push 'in its history'
The BBC will offer daily programmes to help parents and children with schoolwork at home during the lockdown.
Nightingale Hospital opens at London's ExCel centre
The first of the government's emergency field hospitals to treat coronavirus patients has opened in east London's ExCel centre.
UK ministers struggle to keep promise of 100k coronavirus tests by end of April
Frustrated NHS staff and scientists say they have labs ready but cannot get the materials
Great-grandmother's secret to beating Covid-19… marmalade sandwiches
Rita Reynolds, 99, is believed to be the oldest person in Britain to recover from coronavirus
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