Trump administration fails to communicate true risks of COVID-19

The U.S. is now the worst-affected country in the world as #coronavirus cases surpassed 100,000. U.S. President Donald #Trump has received #criticism for his slow response to the epidemic. Infectious disease expert Dennis Carrol, who is the former director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Global Health Security and Development Unit, said Trump’s administration … Read more Trump administration fails to communicate true risks of COVID-19

Live: Restoring China’s commodity circulation and business order抗疫期间恢复商品流通和商业秩序

China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council briefs on restoring commodity circulation and business order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Officials from the Ministry of Commerce, the State Taxation Administration and the All China Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives answer questions from reporters. #coronavirus #COVID19

Trump Signs $2 Trillion Virus Bill, Largest Ever U.S. Stimulus

President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus package in U.S. history on Friday, a $2 trillion bill intended to rescue the coronavirus-battered economy. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusStimulus #StimulusBill “This will deliver urgently needed relief,” Trump told reporters at the White House, as he was joined by GOP leaders but no Democrats. “We’re going to keep our … Read more Trump Signs $2 Trillion Virus Bill, Largest Ever U.S. Stimulus

What it’s like waiting for a covid-19 test | Messages from a pandemic

The Trump administration has repeatedly said there are plenty of covid-19 tests available to anyone who needs it. However, The Post spoke to several people whose medical care and daily lives were upended while waiting to see if they could get tested for coronavirus. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: … Read more What it’s like waiting for a covid-19 test | Messages from a pandemic

France sanctions use of chloroquine for certain patients with coronavirus

The French government has officially sanctioned prescriptions of chloroquine to treat certain coronavirus patients. In the United States, President Donald Trump has also been touting the use of chloroquine and two other anti-malaria drugs to fight the virus. Speaking about chloroquine, Jérôme Salomon, France’s director general of health, said: “This ensures continued treatment of patients … Read more France sanctions use of chloroquine for certain patients with coronavirus

Is Big Tech the New Empire? – Maria Ressa and Christopher Wylie | Studio B: Unscripted

In this episode of Studio B: Unscripted award-winning Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie discuss the weaponisation of information and how social media threatens democracy around the world. In 2012, Ressa set up the digital news platform, Rappler, now particularly known for its tough scrutiny of the Duterte administration and his … Read more Is Big Tech the New Empire? – Maria Ressa and Christopher Wylie | Studio B: Unscripted

Live: China’s measures on spring plowing and work resumption 国务院联防联控机制新闻发布会

China’s Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council holds its daily press conference in Beijing on COVID-19 control and medical treatment. The press conference will focus on China’s measures on resumption of work and production, prevention of meteorological disasters and preparations for spring plowing. Officials from the China Meteorological Administration and the Ministry … Read more Live: China’s measures on spring plowing and work resumption 国务院联防联控机制新闻发布会

Stigmatizing China cannot be a fig leaf for America’s failure

The U.S. now has become the country with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. However, some officials in the Trump administration are choosing to blame China for U.S.’ lack of preparedness on the COVID-19 outbreak through stigmatization. But the blame game won’t help the U.S. fight against the vicious virus. Subscribe to us … Read more Stigmatizing China cannot be a fig leaf for America’s failure

U.S. Indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges With $15 Million Reward

The U.S. indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for drug trafficking on Thursday, offering a $15 million reward for information leading to his arrest, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on an adversary it has sought to push aside. The U.S. also indicted 14 key Maduro associates, including former Vice President Diosdado Cabello, offering $10 … Read more U.S. Indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges With $15 Million Reward

Winners and Losers in Congress’s $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Plan

Days of negotiations between the Trump administration and Congress — and fierce lobbying by industries eager for assistance dealing with the coronavirus outbreak — has yielded a rescue package worth more than $2 trillion in spending and tax breaks. It was passed by the U.S. Senate late Wednesday night. #Coronavirus #CoronavirusStimulus #Covid19 Here are some … Read more Winners and Losers in Congress’s $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Plan