Africa has some hope to beat COVID-19, failure will be devastating

Health officials in Lagos meanwhile reported cases of poisoning by chloroquine caused by self-medication, after US President Donald Trump touted the anti-malarial drug as a potential treatment for the virus. Ghebreyesus said, "Africa should wake up, ... More..

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EU Brexit negotiator tests positive for coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

EU Brexit negotiator tests positive for coronavirus

The Chief Brexit Negotiator for the EU, Michel Barnier , on Thursday confirmed on social media that he has tested positive for Covid-19. European Commission spokesman Eric Mamer said von der Leyen will be ...More..

Italy's coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000 after largest one-day rise
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Italy's coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000 after largest one-day rise

The death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 5,000 in Europe - the new epicentre of the pandemic - as Italy, Germany and Spain reported a steep rise in infections. The nation of 60 million accounted fo...More..

U.S., Mexico Planning To Restrict Border Crossings To Stem Pandemic
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

U.S., Mexico Planning To Restrict Border Crossings To Stem Pandemic

Both moves are aimed at reducing the spread of the CCP virus . Christina Rodriguez, a college student from Washington state, returned from a visit with family in Mexico - a trip that wouldn't be allowed as...More..

On Coronavirus Scare, World Health Organisation Warns Young People
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

On Coronavirus Scare, World Health Organisation Warns Young People

The COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in the city of Wuhan in December 2019. "This virus could put you in hospital for weeks - or even kill you", World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebrey...More..

by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

World Health Organisation Warns Young People On Virus, ‘You Are Not Invincible’

He added that young people's "choices could mean life or death for someone else". The metropolis of Wuhan registered no new circumstances of COVID-19 in 24 hours - for the primary time since reporting its fir...More..

Worse and Worse: Italy Sees Biggest Day-to-Day Rise in Virus Deaths
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Worse and Worse: Italy Sees Biggest Day-to-Day Rise in Virus Deaths

There were 5986 new cases of coronavirus in a day. Infections rose by almost 6,000 to 47,021. Friday's death toll is the highest recorded by the country since the pandemic began. The health ministry said al...More..

Nevada Humane Society asks for help
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Nevada Humane Society asks for help

The Jacksonville Humane Society said it would waive adoption fees this week. Essential staff includes veterinarians, veterinarian technicians, direct animal care staff, clerical staff, animal care coordinator...More..

Gov. Pritzker issues stay-at-home order starting 5 p.m. Saturday
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Gov. Pritzker issues stay-at-home order starting 5 p.m. Saturday

Pritzker clarified that IL residents can still leave their homes to perform essential jobs and errands and added that grocery stores, banks, and pharmacies will remain open. Pritzker also ordered all schools to...More..

London Underground Shuts 40 Stations over Coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

London Underground Shuts 40 Stations over Coronavirus

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, said the transport network is being kept open primarily for key workers to travel to work. Transport for London ( TfL ) in the United Kingdom has issued a notice to shut down 40...More..

Fired Bloomberg Campaign Staffers Exposed to Chinese Coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Fired Bloomberg Campaign Staffers Exposed to Chinese Coronavirus

Then upon his withdrawal from the race earlier this month, Bloomberg officials said the former NY mayor would continue to employ many of his campaign's field staff through an independent campaign organization. ...More..

USA senator who knew about pandemic sold personal stocks
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

USA senator who knew about pandemic sold personal stocks

The intelligence panel he leads did not have any briefings on the pandemic the week when most of the stocks were sold, according to a person familiar with the matter. Thom Tillis, tweeted Friday that Burr "ow...More..

Italy death toll skyrockets as jogging, cycling banned
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Italy death toll skyrockets as jogging, cycling banned

Officials are especially anxious by the situation in Milan, Lombardy's capital and Italy's second city. "We already have many hundreds of dead". At the United Nations in New York, Secretary-General Antonio ...More..

Coronavirus: US Senators face calls to resign over ‘insider trading’
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: US Senators face calls to resign over ‘insider trading’

Burr's remarks were much more dire than remarks he had made publicly, and came as President Donald Trump was still downplaying the severity of the virus. The stock sales were first reported by ProPublica a...More..

During a Nationwide Lockdown, Dolphins Return to Venice Canal
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

During a Nationwide Lockdown, Dolphins Return to Venice Canal

Venice isn't the only Italian location benefiting environmentally from the lockdown . Photos taken across Venice show seaweed on the canals' bottoms, while photos of the nearby island of Burano show fish...More..

Disinfecting wipes are being flushed down toilets and causing major pipe problems
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Disinfecting wipes are being flushed down toilets and causing major pipe problems

Ryan Bailey, assistant director of public works, told the news outlet that a resident called Thursday to report that a toilet wasn't working. "They wreak havoc in our system". "That could mean sewer backups int...More..

'Avoid pubs, clubs and social venues'
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

'Avoid pubs, clubs and social venues'

At his first daily coronavirus press conference in Downing Street, the prime minister introduced the measures after the number of positive cases rose to 1,543 on Monday , a jump of 171 from the 1,372 cases o...More..

Cruise ship passengers being tested for COVID-19 in Melbourne
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Cruise ship passengers being tested for COVID-19 in Melbourne

Norwegian Cruise Line said that one of its vessels that had been turned away by Fiji and New Zealand is expected to disembark in Honolulu on Sunday. Coronavirus: 11 new cases confirmed; Kiwis told to shop n...More..

Free meals for kids provided by Cedar Springs Public Schools
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Free meals for kids provided by Cedar Springs Public Schools

The only requirement to receive a free breakfast and lunch is that students must be age 18 or younger (26 or younger with an active IEP). A student must be present to receive a meal, and student names will ne...More..

Schools set to close as United Kingdom steps up coronavirus response
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Schools set to close as United Kingdom steps up coronavirus response

A-level and GCSE grades are usually published in mid-August. "By giving headteachers flexibility on how they can get meals or shop vouchers to these children, they can make the most appropriate decisions for fa...More..

Coronavirus: Transport for London closes Kilburn Park station
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Transport for London closes Kilburn Park station

There will be fewer London bus services, but TfL said that its "extensive night bus network will continue to provide critical workers with a reliable night option on Friday and Saturday nights and throughout ...More..

EU Monitors Say Pro-Kremlin Media Spread Coronavirus Disinformation
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

EU Monitors Say Pro-Kremlin Media Spread Coronavirus Disinformation

The EEAS' report didn't even include a single example or a reference to a specific media outlet, so all the accusations are " unfounded ", Peskov concluded. An EU report which accuses Russian Federation of wagi...More..

Coronavirus: Italy overtakes China as country with most deaths from virus
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Italy overtakes China as country with most deaths from virus

The outbreak was first recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019, and has since spread around the world at an alarming rate, infecting over 236,000 people and causing more than 9,800 deaths. "We will...More..

Air Canada suspends Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne flights
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Air Canada suspends Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne flights

Air Canada plans to suspend service between three Vancouver Island airports to a variety of destinations, beginning March 23. The layoffs, which Lesosky says will take effect by April, affect roughly 60 per ...More..

75% of workforce must now work from home
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

75% of workforce must now work from home

Cuomo says young people who are continuing to party on Florida beaches, as has been featured on social media, are not following that principle and are being reckless and irresponsible. "While we understand the ...More..

US, Canada, and Mexico to Restrict Northern and Southern Border Travels
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

US, Canada, and Mexico to Restrict Northern and Southern Border Travels

The expected action on the southern border appears similar to the one taken on the USA border with Canada and marks the latest move by the administration to seal off the United States as coronavirus continues...More..

Hong Kong reports first pregnant woman infected with COVID-19
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Hong Kong reports first pregnant woman infected with COVID-19

As imported coronavirus cases in Singpaore rose in the past week, it restricted entry for visitors from many European countries, South Korea and Iran and ordered two-week quarantines for those arriving from...More..

Gabbard ends Democratic presidential bid, endorses Biden
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Gabbard ends Democratic presidential bid, endorses Biden

Biden announced Jen O'Malley Dillon, a veteran Democratic operative, as his new campaign manager on March 12, two days after another round of primary victories widened his lead over Sanders. Hillary Clinton th...More..

Canadian border will be closed to ‘non-essential’ traffic over coronavirus, Trump says
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Canadian border will be closed to ‘non-essential’ traffic over coronavirus, Trump says

He made the announcement in a post on Twitter that said details "to follow!" Canada , which closed its borders to most foreign nationals this week, agreed with the United States to close their shared border ...More..

Prince Charles leads by example and works from home during coronavirus outbreak
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Prince Charles leads by example and works from home during coronavirus outbreak

Prince Albert II of Monaco claps before the French League One soccer match between Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain at the Louis II stadium in Monaco, France, Wednesday, Jan. The Royal represented Monaco at five...More..

Trump calls himself
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Trump calls himself "wartime president" over coronavirus pandemic

In the legislation, Trump said the shortage of medical equipment meets the criteria for using the DPA. As previously reported by Law&Crime, the DPA imbues the president with broad authority to mobilize - or...More..

China loosens COVID-19 regulations in Hubei, tightens in Beijing
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

China loosens COVID-19 regulations in Hubei, tightens in Beijing

China's health ministry said the virus epicenter of Wuhan and its surrounding Hubei province had reported no new virus cases on Thursday. Wuhan at the peak reported thousands of new cases of coronavirus infe...More..

by | Friday, March 20, 2020

China sees zero local coronavirus cases for second day, imported infections surge

Although this is a great feat, China as a whole still reported 34 new cases, which were all brought back by travelers who had gone overseas. The country's health ministry said Thursday that 34 cases were dete...More..

Trump criticizes China expulsion of USA journalists as tensions soar
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Trump criticizes China expulsion of USA journalists as tensions soar

Beijing said the expulsions were in retaliation to Washington's decision to cut the number of Chinese nationals allowed to work for its state-run media on American soil. "If that system has changed, it would ...More..

Australia, New Zealand Close Borders To Foreigners In Bid To Contain Coronavirus
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Australia, New Zealand Close Borders To Foreigners In Bid To Contain Coronavirus

Australia's borders will close from 9pm tonight, while Tasmania has shut itself off from the rest of the country. "States are working to identify how relief can be provided to ... local time on March 20. "The...More..