Are Women Better World Leaders in a Crisis? | Good Morning Britain

Women make up less than 7% of world leaders globally but if anyone could be said to be having a “good pandemic”, it has disproportionately been some of these female leaders. From Taiwan to Germany, New Zealand to Iceland, the responses of countries with women at the helm have been generally seen as the most … Read more Are Women Better World Leaders in a Crisis? | Good Morning Britain

Gylfi Sigurdsson reveals the real reason Iceland beat England at EURO 2016!

SUBSCRIBE ► http://bit.ly/SSFootballSub PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS ► http://bit.ly/SkySportsPLHighlights Gylfi Sigurdsson caught up with Patrick Davidson to discuss Iceland beating England at Euro 2016, his journey from Iceland to becoming a Premier League player and how his father was a former Icelandic darts champion. Watch Premier League LIVE on Sky Sports here ► http://bit.ly/WatchSkyPL ►TWITTER: https://twitter.com/skysportsfootball … Read more Gylfi Sigurdsson reveals the real reason Iceland beat England at EURO 2016!

Beluga whales prepare for final leg of journey to sanctuary

Little White and Little Grey prepare for the final leg of their journey to the world’s first sanctuary for their species. The 12-year-old whales will make the journey from Shanghai to Iceland where the pair will be free to enjoy the large open-water environment. The secluded Klettsvik Bay measures 32,000m² and is ten metres deep. … Read more Beluga whales prepare for final leg of journey to sanctuary

What’s the right path out of coronavirus restrictions? | ABC News

Phil Williams takes a look at a couple of countries in similar positions to Australia – South Korea and Iceland. Like Australia, these countries are recording around 10 new cases per day and are taking the first timid steps towards lifting restrictions. A couple of other nations, that are still clocking up hundreds of new … Read more What’s the right path out of coronavirus restrictions? | ABC News

The gene experts sequencing coronavirus to find out where it came from – and where it’s going

A genetics company in Iceland is gathering data from COVID-19 patients to build a detailed picture of the behaviour of the virus. Its founder Kari Stefansson said that data from population samples suggested women were less likely to be infected. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like … Read more The gene experts sequencing coronavirus to find out where it came from – and where it’s going

Iceland genetics expert says COVID-19 was ‘widespread in the UK very early’

The founder of a genetics company in Iceland, which is building a picture of the behaviour if Covid-19, has said that novel coronavirus was “widespread in the UK very early”. Doctor Kari Stefansson made this comment, speaking to British news media, Sky News, in this video item. A genetics company in Iceland is gathering data … Read more Iceland genetics expert says COVID-19 was ‘widespread in the UK very early’

Iceland ‘gaining control’ over Covid-19, PM tells FRANCE 24

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir discussed the outbreak of Covid-19 in Iceland, which has around 1,800 cases of the disease and so far only 10 deaths. “I think we are gaining control over the pandemic,” she said. Jakobsdóttir explained the reasons for her country’s success in doing so, particularly mass testing and contact tracing. … Read more Iceland ‘gaining control’ over Covid-19, PM tells FRANCE 24

Iceland claims to have COVID-19 under control

Iceland’s strategy to ‘test, trace and isolate’ appears to be working in reducing coronavirus cases. A higher percentage of the population has been tested than any other country in the world. Our Europe Correspondent Michelle Clifford reports from Reykjavík. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us … Read more Iceland claims to have COVID-19 under control

Netflix Swears It Won’t Run Out of TV Shows During the Pandemic

Faced with an unprecedented global health crisis that has frozen businesses around the world, Netflix Inc. is reassuring customers (and investors) that it won’t run out of new TV shows or movies anytime soon. The company has already finished production on almost all of its slate for this year, and has also finished filming many … Read more Netflix Swears It Won’t Run Out of TV Shows During the Pandemic

Can Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases Be Transmitted?

A lot of people infected with the coronavirus have very mild or even no symptoms, or ones that don’t match the usual markers of fever, dry cough or difficulty breathing. The discovery of larger numbers of so-called asymptomatic cases, initially thought to be rare, underscores a key challenge in stopping the pandemic: If people don’t … Read more Can Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases Be Transmitted?

Can the coronavirus curve be flattened? | Inside Story

The number of people infected by covid-19 is more than one million globally. The number who have died is almost 60,000. The United States currently has the highest number of infections. Italy, the largest number of deaths. Yet some countries appear to be succeeding at ‘flattening the curve’. The number of new cases each day … Read more Can the coronavirus curve be flattened? | Inside Story

Coronavirus Cases Without Symptoms Spur Call for Wider Tests

Scientists are calling for urgent studies to determine the proportion of people with coronavirus who show no, or delayed, symptoms amid concern that the number of silent carriers may be greater than previously thought. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #SilentSpreaders Iceland, which says it’s tested a higher proportion of inhabitants than any other country, found that about half … Read more Coronavirus Cases Without Symptoms Spur Call for Wider Tests

Are There More Silent Coronavirus Spreaders Than We Thought?

Scientists are calling for urgent studies to determine the proportion of people with coronavirus who show no, or delayed, symptoms amid concern that the number of silent carriers may be greater than previously thought. Iceland, which says it’s tested a higher proportion of inhabitants than any other country, found that about half those who tested … Read more Are There More Silent Coronavirus Spreaders Than We Thought?

The changes the UK’s supermarkets are making as demand rises amid coronavirus outbreak | ITV News

Britain’s biggest retailers are making more changes in response to high demand amid customer concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. From today, Sainsbury’s is limiting shoppers to three of any grocery product. That’s reduced to two for the most in demand items such as toilet roll, soap and UHT milk. From tomorrow, the first hour of … Read more The changes the UK’s supermarkets are making as demand rises amid coronavirus outbreak | ITV News

Coronavirus: Europe shuts down its borders – BBC News

European leaders have moved to shut the EU’s external borders as they grapple with the quickly spreading virus. The measure is expected to apply to 26 EU states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The ban came as deaths continued to soar across Europe. Italy remains the worst-hit country with another big surge … Read more Coronavirus: Europe shuts down its borders – BBC News