Coronavirus: China Says 50% of Wuhan Covid-19 Patients Have Recovered

China sees rising recovery rate of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with over half of patients in epicenter Wuhan having been cured, according to statistics released by China’s National Health Commission (NHC) on Wednesday. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusOutbreak #China #Wuhan China reported 119 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 38 deaths and 143 suspected cases for the … Read more Coronavirus: China Says 50% of Wuhan Covid-19 Patients Have Recovered

David and Sally Abel Still Recovering From Coronavirus in Japan

David and Sally Abel, the British couple who were caught up on the Diamond Princess off Japan are recovering from coronavirus, Covid-19 and resultant pneumonia in a Japanese hospital. As the virus spreads globally, the couple are still live blogging their exploits from a hospital bed, from David Abel’s “David Abel Celebrant Training” YouTube channel. … Read more David and Sally Abel Still Recovering From Coronavirus in Japan

“French Spiderman” climbs 38-story building to bring attention to coronavirus concerns | ABC News

A climber known as the “French spiderman” made it to the top of a 38-story building in Barcelona, in an effort to bring attention to what he described as the “paranoia” around the coronavirus. Authorities briefly detained him after his 20-minute climb. https://abcn.ws/2TpjwJf SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News … Read more “French Spiderman” climbs 38-story building to bring attention to coronavirus concerns | ABC News

Coronavirus Q&A: Expert answers your questions on Covid-19

We’re joined by Dr Ngozi Erondu, an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Global Health Policy Expert, for a Q&A session on the Covid-19 novel coronavirus. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Questions include… Is COVID-19 curable and is there a vaccine? How can I tell the difference between the symptoms of a nasty cold and COVID-19? Can you be infected … Read more Coronavirus Q&A: Expert answers your questions on Covid-19

Brian Moore’s Full Contact Rugby: Six Nations must ignore paywall for the good of the game

Subscribe to Brian Moore’s Full Contact for free: https://www.playpodca.st/fullcontact After a week off , the Six Nations is back for round four and there are three teams still in with a chance of lifting the trophy come two weeks time. Alongside Brian this week to look ahead to the weekend’s action, is former England hooker … Read more Brian Moore’s Full Contact Rugby: Six Nations must ignore paywall for the good of the game

Idlib: ‘A crisis on a monumental scale’ | UpFront (Headliner)

In the past three months, nearly one million people have fled advancing Syrian government forces in Idlib province near the border with Turkey. With Ankara refusing to open border crossings and millions of civilians trapped, the United Nations has warned of an impending bloodbath and a “massacre on a scale that has never been seen … Read more Idlib: ‘A crisis on a monumental scale’ | UpFront (Headliner)

“Unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in Syria demands Security Council’s attention” – Briefing

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller said a humanitarian catastrophe was unfolding in northwest Syria. Referencing 14 Syrian women in Idlib she spoke to last week, she said, “What is happening in northwest Syria, they said, is beyond imagination. It is not humanly tolerable. They told me of children so traumatized they no longer … Read more “Unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in Syria demands Security Council’s attention” – Briefing

Syria: Why is the world indifferent to Idlib?

The United Nations has warned the world is facing the worst humanitarian catastrophe of the 21st century as the forces of President Bashar al-Assad close in on Syria’s last opposition stronghold, forcing more than one million people to flee into an ever shrinking space at the closed and fortified border with Turkey. The battle for … Read more Syria: Why is the world indifferent to Idlib?

Why 2020 is the ‘meme election’

President Donald Trump and Democratic candidates like Michael Bloomberg are increasingly using memes in 2020, leaning into the online joke format to make their political cases. Chris Cillizza explains why memes are so important in our current political discourse. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: ‘Thanks Obama.’ The evolution of a meme that defined a presidency. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/02/13/thanks-obama-the-evolution-of-a-meme-that-defined-a-presidency/. … Read more Why 2020 is the ‘meme election’

Italy’s Migrant Boot Camp | People and Power

Mass migration from Africa and the Middle East into southern Europe through Italy has become one of the most sensitive political issues in that country in recent times. The arrival of around 700,000 people since 2014 – whether refugees from war and persecution or those in search of better economic opportunities – has inspired both … Read more Italy’s Migrant Boot Camp | People and Power

Watch again: Michael Gove on UK trade negotiations with EU in House of Commons

Michael Gove speaks in the House of Commons as it emerges that Britain will begin preparations to leave the EU without a trade deal in just four months’ time if Brussels has not agreed to the UK’s key demands by then. The UK’s mandate for trade negotiations with the EU, published this morning, makes clear … Read more Watch again: Michael Gove on UK trade negotiations with EU in House of Commons

White House vs. CDC? Trump to Address Nation on Coronavirus as Virus Spreads

President Donald Trump and federal health officials plan to brief the public Wednesday evening on efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, even as the White House continues to want global markets and the American public to believe that the disease poses little risk to the U.S. “I will be having a News Conference … Read more White House vs. CDC? Trump to Address Nation on Coronavirus as Virus Spreads

Amid Political and Economic Crises, Can Iran Contain Coronavirus?

Not quite two months in, 2020 is already proving to be Ali Khamenei’s annus horribilis. In word, deed and vote, Iranians are demonstrating a profound loss of faith in the Islamic Republic, and a deep contempt for its Supreme Leader. Trust in Iran is also dwindling in its neighborhood, and in the international community. #ChinaVirus … Read more Amid Political and Economic Crises, Can Iran Contain Coronavirus?

Adelaide Festival on track for another record year at the box office | ABC News

The Adelaide Festival says it’s on track for another record year at the box office. Two days before the official launch, more than $4 million in tickets have been sold, while one free attraction is already grabbing attention. Matthew Smith reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Adelaide Festival on track for another record year at the box office | ABC News

Digital Healthcare: Is it clinically effective? – BBC Newsnight

Babylon Health, a health service provider that uses an artificial intelligence chatbot, promises to save money on health care costs by using technology to filter patients so that only those who need medical attention will take up time and resources. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F However, many dispute its effectiveness and whether there is … Read more Digital Healthcare: Is it clinically effective? – BBC Newsnight