What it’s like being stranded on the Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships

Passengers onboard the Holland America Line ships Zaandam and Rotterdam hope to disembark at the cruise port in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Since March 22, a number of passengers reported flu-like symptoms on the Zaandam, and four passengers have died. Read more: https://wapo.st/39zqRus. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: … Read more What it’s like being stranded on the Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships

U.S. Calls on Maduro, Guaido to Step Aside in Venezuela Shift

The U.S. called on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido to step aside and allow a transitional government to take power and set up new elections, a shift in strategy aimed at breaking a political stalemate in the country. With previous U.S. efforts to oust Maduro stalled, the Trump administration’s special representative … Read more U.S. Calls on Maduro, Guaido to Step Aside in Venezuela Shift

How Trump has reacted to journalists questioning his handling of the coronavirus crisis

With Donald Trump under increasing scrutiny over his approach to the coronavirus crisis in the US, the president has used his daily press briefings to lash out at the media. With more than 165,000 recorded cases, the US is now the worst-affected country in the world.  Trump accuses media of wanting to keep economy shut … Read more How Trump has reacted to journalists questioning his handling of the coronavirus crisis

What is the UK death rate likely to be from coronavirus?

The UK has recorded the biggest jump in the number of deaths from coronavirus in any single day but perhaps even more important for ministers and officials trying to understand the impact of the lockdown – and what’s coming down the road for the NHS – is the rate of increase. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more What is the UK death rate likely to be from coronavirus?

Thousands of new ventilators to be delivered to the NHS next week to support coronavirus fight

Social distancing measures appear to be working but the UK must not get complacent, the Government has said. Dr Stephen Powis, Medical Director of NHS England, said the number of new cases is showing a sign of a “plateau”, describing this as “green shoots” of positive news. Speaking at today’s Downing Street press conference, Dr … Read more Thousands of new ventilators to be delivered to the NHS next week to support coronavirus fight

New York coronavirus cases surge – hospitals struggle to cope

In America, cases of Covid-19 continue to rise exponentially. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Now at over 164,000, they are double that of the total number in China – with New York City at the epicenter of the pandemic. ———————– Follow us on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

UK death toll rises by 381 – as government faces pressure over testing

“Test, test, test”. That was the World Health Organization advice. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) But although the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England at one point today said they were up to testing 12,700 people – in fact, the official figures say it was 8,240. That still falls far behind testing in other countries and way short … Read more UK death toll rises by 381 – as government faces pressure over testing

‘It’s like being on eBay’: US states competing to buy ventilators, says Cuomo

The New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, spoke out against the current bidding wars over ventilators, as each of the 50 US states and the Federal Emergency Management Agency were purchasing essential equipment separately. ‘It’s like being on eBay with 50 other states bidding on a ventilator’, said Cuomo, who also revealed his brother, CNN host … Read more ‘It’s like being on eBay’: US states competing to buy ventilators, says Cuomo

Italy: Inside the hospital where no medics have been infected

Sky’s chief correspondent Stuart Ramsey is given exclusive access inside the Cotugna Hospital in Naples, where medics are taking serious measures to avoid coronavirus infection. It comes as the number of deaths from COVID-19 continues to climb across Europe, with the hardest-hit nation Italy, reaching 100,000 cases and recording more deaths than any other country. … Read more Italy: Inside the hospital where no medics have been infected

Amazon Fires Worker Who Led Strike Over Coronavirus Safety, Pay

Chris Smalls, an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center employee, said the company fired him after he led a strike at a warehouse in Staten Island, New York, over coronavirus safety conditions. “Taking action cost me my job,” Smalls said Monday in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Because I tried to stand up for something that’s right, the … Read more Amazon Fires Worker Who Led Strike Over Coronavirus Safety, Pay