Coronavirus deaths in Spain exceed China – Channel 4 News

25 Mar 2020 Coronavirus has now claimed 16,000 lives across 195 countries – and the United Nations says individual countries can’t respond alone – calling for the world’s richest nations should provide $2 billion to help the world’s poorest survive. Coronavirus has now claimed 16,000 lives across 195 countries – and the United Nations says […]

Arrival of first coronavirus cases in Haiti sends people scrambling for supplies – National

Haitians rushed to buy food, gas, soap and face masks Friday after the announcement of two imported cases of the coronavirus sparked worries that the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation could be overwhelmed by the illness. President Jovenel Moise said Thursday that two patients had been quarantined after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. One was […]

COVID-19: EU employee tests positive in Guinea’s first case

An employee of the European Union delegation in Guinea is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country, according to Guinea’s Ministry of Health The employee felt sick after returning to the country from Europe and self-isolated. According to authorities, the individual is a Belgian national and is currently receiving treatment at Nongo treatment […]

#Coronavirus crisis: ‘Commission will use all the tools at its disposal to make sure the European economy weathers the storm’

After the videoconference, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: “Let me be very clear: The Commission is working flat out on both fronts. The European Commission will, in a daily phone conference with the health ministers and the ministers of internal affairs, coordinate the necessary measures. Secondly, the Commission will assemble a team of epidemiologists […]

Avoid COVID-19 hotspots if travelling for March Break: Medical expert

You don’t have to cancel your March Break because of coronavirus. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be vigilant. The medical director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network said there are no broad travel advisories stating not to travel, so it’s up to people make a decision whether they’re comfortable with […]

COVID-19: Here’s absolutely everything you need to know

Last updated on March 2, 2020: There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19 and it can feel overwhelming trying to learn more about it. So we’ve gathered up everything we know, including links to resources and recent coverage, into one handy page. You’ll also find links to B.C. health authorities and charts showing […]

Doctors, politicians sound alarm in Calgary over potential for coronavirus to spread in Chinese detention camps

Doctors, human rights advocates and politicians raised concerns about coronavirus on Sunday in Calgary, fearing it could quickly spread through Chinese detention camps. READ MORE: China finishes new hospital for coronavirus victims as its death toll hits 361 The coalition called on the international community to take action to save Uighurs, a Turkish minority group […]

Paramedics called ‘dumbass’ after ambulance parked on person’s drive

Ambulance workers were given a nasty note after parking on someone’s drive (Picture:Solent) A selfish homeowner left an abusive note branding paramedics ‘dumb’ after an ambulance parked in front of their drive way. Zoe and Chris, who work for South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), had been forced to park in front of the Hampshire home […]

Anonymous Donor Gives 72 Acres of Land to Facility That Helps Disabled

An anonymous donor in Savannah, Georgia, who felt very generous this holiday season gave 72 acres of land to a horseback riding facility that works with the disabled. The group, Horsin’ Around, received the 72 acres from a Savannah businessman who preferred to stay unnamed, WJCL reported. “We were looking, but not much out there […]

‘Is he going to need new lungs?’ Doctors detail first case of near-fatal vaping related injury in Canada

A 17-year-old Canadian teen who narrowly escaped needing a double lung transplant to save his life is believed to have developed the first suspected case of “popcorn lung” associated with vaping. Despite its name, there is nothing trivial about it. The case represents a potentially fatal lung injury experts had long suspected vape products were […]