Are we at ‘war’ with coronavirus?

“This is going to be the hardest and saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly,” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in an appearance on Fox News on Sunday. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized. It’s going to be happening all […]

Coronavirus: Scotland’s chief medical officer forced to step back from public briefings after breaking lockdown to visit second home

Scotland’s chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood has been forced to step back from public briefings on the country’s response to coronavirus after she broke her own advice on social distancing. Police issued a warning to Ms Calderwood on Sunday after she ignored lockdown guidance designed to slow the spread of Covid-19 when she visited her […]

Coronavirus: Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Expeditions from the Nepalese side of Mount Everest have been cancelled altogether Over two dozen Chinese mountaineers have begun an expedition on Everest as the site remains closed to foreign climbers because of coronavirus. Only Chinese climbers are permitted this spring season because of the pandemic, operators told the […]

Newsom and Cuomo have been top leaders in the coronavirus crisis. Don’t count on them to challenge Biden

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been drawing lots of speculation about maybe becoming an upgraded Democratic presidential nominee, pushing aside bland Joe Biden. But there hasn’t been a peep about California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Why’s that? Both governors are doing a statesman-like job leading their states through the surging coronavirus pandemic. So why all […]

Coronavirus: Montreal postpones deadline to renew taxi permits

Article content Montreal is postponing the deadline for renewing taxi permits because of the coronavirus pandemic. The annual fee to operate a taxi will be due May 31; the former deadline was March 31. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Coronavirus: Montreal postpones deadline to renew taxi permits Back to video The […]

China: Coronavirus whistleblower exposes COVID-19 outbreak – ‘Concealing the truth’ | World | News

More than 860,000 people have now been infected with the deadly virus and 42,000 dead, as millions are in lockdown across the world indefinitely. COVID-19 is believed to have originated in Wuhan at a seafood market where wild animals including birds, bats and snakes were traded illegally. The first case of the virus is thought to […]

Belarusian leader bucks coronavirus ‘psychosis,’ plays hockey

MOSCOW — While officials from Montreal to Moscow have placed populations under some form of lockdown designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, one man continues to hold firm to the notion that the rest of the world has lost its mind: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. “It is better to die on your feet, […]

What you need to know about coronavirus right now

(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Experts warn US coronavirus hotspots including Detroit and New Orleans could be WORSE than NYC

The coronavirus death toll in America doubled in the span of just two days as new potential hotspots emerge in urban centers around the country.  The US currently leads the world in coronavirus infections with 123,778 reported as of Sunday morning. The death toll surpassed 2,100 on Saturday, doubling figures reported two days earlier.   New […]

UK coronavirus death toll under 20,000 would be ‘good result’, says health chief

The United Kingdom will do well if it manages to keep the coronavirus death toll below 20,000, a senior health official said on Saturday after the deadliest day so far of the outbreak saw the number of fatalities rise to more than 1,000, Trend reports citing Reuters. Stephen Powis, the medical director of National Health […]