Earlier last week President Trump said he needed a decision from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper as to whether the Republican National Convention could proceed as scheduled. Trump told reporters in the White House that, “We need a fast decision from the governor. He’s been acting very, very slowly and very suspiciously, but we’ll find out. We’re talking about a very short period of time. . . . I would say within a week that certainly we have to know. if he can’t do it, if he feels he’s not going to do it, all he has to do is tell us. And then we’ll have to pick another location. And I tell you a lot of locations want it.”
Last month President Trump announced that he would be freezing funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) due to their misinformation and pro-China bias concerning the recent coronavirus pandemic. When the virus initially appeared in Wuhan WHO praised China’s handling of the situation and commended China’s “transparency” even as it was becoming evident that China had silenced whistleblowers and journalists.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented an exceptional aid plan on Wednesday, valued at €750 billion, to support the European economy affected by the COVID-19 epidemic. The Commission suggested the figure to finance the recovery plan, according to European Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Paolo Gentolini.
Coronavirus continues to be the main topic of discussions on the news and social media. Currently, there are over 5 million cases and over 330,000 deaths around the globe. Meanwhile, scientists have developed a tissue that denies the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus the ability to enter cells. This effect is caused by a weak electric field generated by the material in the presence of moisture. Now the researchers are going to get approval from regulatory authorities and start producing masks. The development is expected to be commercially produced by Vomaris Inc.
This is the life of a disabled mother suffering from the death of her only child, who was purposely killed by NJ Transit bus/ Coach USA deadly bus driver! The tragedy of it all has led to an emotional battle for the mother.
Want to know what it feels like to have your son’s death case forgotten by the prosecutor’s office during this pandemic? Is it quite disheartening? She no longer has the help to get around to a doctor’s appointment or even the ability to buy food during the coronavirus (Covid-19) quarantine, which is stressful, a grieving mother says.
In the past month, there are series of strange hospital events resulting in deaths reported in Russia. The epicenter seems to be Moscow, St. Petersburg and surrounding areas. On May 9th in Moscow Hospital #50, a fire broke out in the ICU treating coronavirus patients. One woman on a ventilator died and over 300 people had to be evacuated. At the time, the cause of fire was suspected to be a Russian Made Aventa-M ventilator.
Currently, there are over 4.2 million cases of coronavirus and over 286,000 deaths around the world. As economies start to re-open around the globe, a second wave of coronavirus continues to be a possibility. China just reported new cases, including 3 in Wuhan. Coronavirus was first observed in Wuhan in the fall of 2019. There is still no vaccine or specific protocol to treat patients with the virus.
China has been boasting that the coronavirus pandemic is no longer a threat. The Chinese government claimed that China had zero new cases until now. It has been previously reported that as of April 24 all patients have been discharged from the hospitals. Russia joined in on the Chinese propaganda campaign meant to showcase the highly executed protocols by the Chinese government in response to the virus containment.
As some U. S. states creep out of lockdown in early May, the spread of COVID infection has leveled off in the nation as a whole, but the trend in new cases widely varies among the ten largest states (see accompanying infographic).
The situation in Nicaragua and the measures implemented to date against the Covid-19 are very different from the US ones. The Central American country did not announce its first case of coronavirus until March 18. But the government had already been widely questioned for contradicting international health recommendations to avoid crowds by calling a citizen march called “Love in times of Covid-19” a few days before.
New research by Indonesian scientists claims there are 30 different mutations of the disease strain Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Currently, there are over 3.7 million infected and over 258,000 deaths around the world. There is a race around the globe to create a vaccine against COVID-19. The US just announced human trials of the new vaccine. However, a trial stage does not mean the vaccine is effective yet.
The news broke that a Chinese researcher working at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was murdered on May 2. He was apparently on the brink of big breakthrough pertaining to the coronavirus. He was murdered by a fellow Chinese national, who committed suicide after the murder. The deceased has been identified as Dr Bing Liu and was only 37 years old.
Germany plans to allocate €525 million for international cooperation in developing vaccines and medicines for the emerging coronavirus. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the announcement today during a “marathon” online donor conference, which was called by European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen.
While today’s world is struggling with the crisis of the COVID-19 disease, let’s look back at the history of a great pandemic that had caused the world to stand still and what happened after that disaster. The Spanish Flu outbreak, that occurred more than 100 years ago, killed around 40-50 million people within two years, between 1918-1920.
Coronavirus continues to be the main topic of discussions around the world. Currently, there are over 3.3 million infected and over 234,000 deaths around the globe. US intelligence agencies are investigating the origin of the Coronavirus and are not ruling out that the coronavirus leaked from the lab in Wuhan. A French Nobel prize winner and virologist already made an educated statement proving the COVID-19 is a man made virus and that Chinese scientists were working on the AIDS vaccine (since the virus does have some of the HIV particles) and the virus was released.
Coronavirus is still a main topic on the news and social media around the world. Currently there are over 3.1 million of the infected and over 217,000 deaths around the globe. As a result of the latest COVID-19 pandemic scientists decided to use new virus classifications. The new system will have better spread and will essentially allow them to track the mutations of the viruses. This will allow more precise research.
The disagreement between Guatemala and the United States due to the deportation of migrants in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is now public. For weeks, there were serious suspicions about some of the Guatemalan migrants returned by the US authorities. They were infected after unsuccessfully trying to enter the country with the highest number of cases and deaths from covid-19 in the world.
It is clear in many countries the peak of the coronavirus passed. Nevertheless, the spread of the coronavirus remains a concern and it is possible a second wave of COVID-19 could emerge. Many scientists internationally are racing to create a viable vaccine and to decipher the virus mutations in order to create proper protocol purely tailored to coronavirus treatment.
If you are anything like me, you feel that a “will” isn’t really necessary at this time in your life. I’m in my late 40’s, single, with no kids and no houseplants (not even a small potted one from Trader Joe’s). However, due to the current state of events SURROUNDING Covid-19, I think it is very important to get one’s “affairs in order.”
A new research paper has been published pertaining to the creation of an algorithm that is able to quickly identify the mutations of COVID-19. Now the effectiveness of quarantine can be tangibly tracked and evaluated. Labs that are working to develop a vaccine, and some that are in testing phases, will be evaluate their vaccines using this new technology.
In Ukraine, as of Monday morning, at least 5,710 cases of coronavirus infection-causing COVID-19 disease were officially confirmed. Ukraine logged 343 new cases on Sunday and eight new deaths. Since the beginning of the epidemic in Ukraine, most cases of infection have been recorded in the Chernivtsi region (906), Kiev (850), Ivano-Frankivsk region (512) and Ternopil region (414).
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected 2,223,122 people all around the globe, causing 152,328 deaths as of April 18th. So far, the virus has killed 1,241 in Brazil alone. The U.S. is at present the hardest-hit country with up to 557,663 coronavirus cases and 22,116 total deaths, as reported by Johns Hopkins.
Coronavirus continues to be on all the news around the world. Currently, there are over 2.2 million cases and over 150,000 deaths. Some countries such as Spain starting to ease the social distancing and reopening slowly businesses. In North America the coronavirus pandemic continues to roar.
China continues to resist providing any additional information pertaining to coronavirus vital data that would help the world be able to decipher its origin. Originally, a now deceased doctor who was voicing concern about the unknown virus in Wuhan was accused by the Chinese government of false statements and he was even given a warning. After his death, he was exonerated, because China’s social scoring system effects the whole family.
The United Nations has granted $16 million to fight COVID-19 in Angola. It represents a reprogrammed amount for the Angolan State to provide a national response in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Resident Coordinator Paolo Balladelli made the announcement today in the capital, Luanda.
Coronavirus continues to dominate all the news. As April 10th, the number of infected around the world surpassed 1.6 million and the death toll reached over 100,000. The pandemic continues to cripple global economies and quarantines around the world continue. There are also disturbing cases of possible reinfection with the virus in South Korea. However, a new research paper believes there are three types of Coronavirus around the world, so it could be plausible people are getting “reinfected” with a different strain.
Coronavirus continues to be the main news around the world. As of April 8th, there are over 1.5 million cases world wide and over 82,000 deaths reported. The pandemic is not slowing down at all. The only place that seems to be free of new cases is China. However, China had a head start, since the virus originated in China in the first place.
Coronavirus continues to be a global pandemic. Many nations imposed quarantines and are dealing with a shortage of medical supplies. As of April 7th, the death toll around the world is over 79,000. One of the hardest hit and less prepared is Italy. The Italian media admited recently that their coverage of doom and gloom may have contributed to mass hysteria and fear in the nation.
As of April 7th, there are over 1,390,511 infected cases of coronavirus around the world according to the John Hopkins interactive tool. Thus far there haven’t been any drugs to specifically treat coronavirus. Many doctors around the world are trying to treat infected with anti-malaria drugs and also AIDS drugs. The same protocols were used during SARS.
Spain recorded 809 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing its overall death toll to 11,744. This is a 7.3% increase, as rероrtеd оn Saturday bу the Mіnіѕtrу of Health. Thеrе have аlѕо been 7,026 new іnfесtеd, which brought the total number of cases in Spain to 124,736. This is a 5.9% increase over the previous day.
Coronavirus continues to be a serious issue in Europe. At this time Europe is one of the hardest hit continents due to this pandemic. The European Commission has actually announced that it intends to postpone the entry into force of Regulations on Medical Devices (MDR) and In Vitro Devices (IVDR) until 2021. The European Union’s (EU) Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR), originally published on May 5, 2017 by the EU Parliament, sets forth new and important requirements for medical device and in vitro diagnostic manufacturers that distribute products in the EU.
There is a race around the world to create a successful vaccine against coronavirus and repurposing existing classes of drugs to use for coronavirus treatment. According to the John Hopkins live tracker the number of infected around the globe crested over one million, with rover 50,000 reported dead. How many cases were concealed by China remains unanswered.
Plagues – or epidemics and pandemics, as they are called in the modern world – have been around since at least 10,000 years ever since our ancestors started farming and developing the first semi-permanent settlements. These have always had the upper hand as they preyed on our strengths and turned them into our weaknesses. Like a genie in a bottle, once they are out, we cannot get them back in – but what we can do is to take every measure possible to limit the damage. With the coronavirus out on the loose, that is all that is to do now.
The Corona Pandemic has struck each human being in the small world called the earth. The earth was once not completely explored; in 1776 Christopher Columbus discovered America. Today there is not one inch on the earth that does not have a price attached to it associated to being considered the possession of one of the nations in the world. Outer space is still unexplored and unsettled but not a practical answer yet.
According to Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe, four additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Kenya, bringing the total to 42. The first case was reported on March 13. The cases include one Kenyan, one Cameroonian, one American, and one Burkinese. Commenting on the coronavirus epidemic. Mr. Kagwe has urged all Kenyans to work together to prevent coronavirus infections, rather than leaving the burden to the government alone.
As US coronavirus cases continue to rise exponentially, states are taking drastic measures in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Confirmed cases in the U.S. are now approaching 46,000 and there have been nearly 600 deaths. My home state of Indiana is one of the latest to issue a statewide stay at home order. Residents have been ordered to not leave their home except for essential work functions and permitted activities such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. The order will be in effect from March 25 to April 7.
Currently, a majority of nations around the globe are battling the coronavirus pandemic. However, there is another battle that needs rapid attention and response. It is the cyber battle around fake news and misinformation. Russia and China have been busy spreading misinformation such as the false statements from Chinese government representatives that the US brought coronavirus to Wuhan, China.
Currently, Canada has 1,087 cases of Coronavirus. Sadly, there has been 12 deaths reported due to the virus. The first case of Coronavirus in Canada was a 56-year-old man presented to our Emergency Department in Toronto with fever and non-productive cough. He arrived in Canada one day earlier after returning from a 3-month visit to Wuhan, China. Wuhan was the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Coronavirus pandemic has prompted Spain to nationalize health care. Currently Spain has 11,826 infected and thus far 533 deaths. It means that private clinics will hand over their equipment and the reins of power. The Spanish government just approved the inclusion of state supervision in all health sectors, meaning that private health care workers will have to hand over all power to the government to manage all health services.
US scientists from Columbia University used mathematical modeling based on data from reported cases of COVID-19 in China. They also collected the data pertaining to the people’s movement from 375 Chinese cities. Scientists analyzed the data proving that 86% of cases in China were undocumented prior to introduction of restrictions on the the entry into and exit from the Wuhan region, which contributed to the rapid global spread of the coronavirus.
Chinese molecular biologists from the Air Force Military University and the Institute of Biotechnology in Beijing claim the COVID19 coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) can enter human cells not only through the ACE2 receptor, like a number of other viruses, but also through another protein.
The scientists state:
“We are well aware that the virus uses the ACE2 receptor to enter the body. However, since it is often found in the cells of the heart, kidneys, and genitals, fighting the virus through this protein can negatively affect these organs. We have isolated another receptor whose molecules are attacked by the virus. This expands the possible Arsenal of tools for suppressing infection.“
Currently, Canada has 415 confirmed cases of coronavirus in all 10 provinces. In an official announcement Canada closed its borders to all non-citizens. The only exemption is US citizens. Starting March 18th, all international flights will be restricted to airports in four major Canadian cities: Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Nevertheless, commercial vehicles are still allowed travel through Canada/US border check points.
The government of Uruguay announced the partial closure of borders, the suspension of public shows and preventively declared the “health emergency” after the detection of four positive cases of COVID-19. Regarding the measures to be adopted, there will be a mandatory 14-day quarantine for passengers from countries declared “at-risk” or symptomatic.
Last month, South Korea published a report focused on 195 cases of reinfection of presumed recovered patients with COVID-19. In some cases the virus appeared within few days of the clear tests. This may mean that some of the patients’ immune systems for some reason did not develop a natural defense against the virus, as happens in people who have had compromised immune system, such as individuals who are on immunosuppressant therapy or were undergoing chemotherapy.
The internal memo that was shared by the head of Cyberpol, Ricardo Zaretsky, paints a grim picture, The Image depicted with the data as of February 1, 2020 shows infected numbered over 154,023 people and the count of the dead at 24,589.
Hence, it is very clear China, in a true sense of Communism, does not provide true numbers. The same scenario occurred during the Soviet era and the Chernobyl disaster. So many innocent people were victims of the radiation exposure. The true tragedy was not reported and other areas got impacted. The numbers that are depicted on how many died and infected shows almost one of the most grim scenarios. Interestingly, it seems every 100 years mass deaths occur.
Last week, I have written an article pertaining to the Coronavirus possibly leaking from the Biological Warfare lab in Wuhan. The hypothesis arose based on the fact that it was highly odd to have a virus that can adapt to both cold-blooded and warm-blooded hosts. Hence, could it be that China was testing it in their biological warfare arsenal and it’s just gone wrong or it was created in the lab and some type of contamination occurred? It is not a new phenomenon for totalitarian nations to sacrifice their own populous for the so called “greater good.”