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

Risk of Global Recession How bad How fast

We’re in the midst of an unprecedented global collapse in industrial production, retail sales, business confidence and investment with rising coronavirus infections and death tolls. While more efforts are devoted to containing the virus, central banks and governments have carried stimulus policies to shore up economies against the pandemic. Will the world economy go into … Read more Risk of Global Recession How bad How fast

‘We are all at risk’: Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock and test positive for virus | ITV News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock have tested positive for coronavirus, while the government’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms. Cabinet minister Michael Gove, who stood in for the prime minister in the daily coronavirus press conference, said the diagnoses of his colleagues shows that the “virus does … Read more ‘We are all at risk’: Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock and test positive for virus | ITV News

UK Prime Minister and Health Secretary test positive for coronavirus

First the Prime Minister, then the Health Secretary. Both testing positive for coronavirus, both saying they have only mild symptoms and are continuing to work from home. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Then the Chief Medical Officer, Chris Whitty, said he was self-isolating at home with “compatible symptoms”. It’s a stark reminder, said Michael Gove, who led the … Read more UK Prime Minister and Health Secretary test positive for coronavirus

Live: Friday night in Singapore amid the coronavirus pandemic 疫情影响下的新加坡克拉码头

While Singapore has not yet undergone a total lockdown, a recent spike in #COVID19 cases has forced the government to do more. From March 27, places such as bars and nightclubs have been closed to reduce the risk of further transmission of the #coronavirus. Join CGTN’s reporter Nyima Pratten at a normally busy nightspot to … Read more Live: Friday night in Singapore amid the coronavirus pandemic 疫情影响下的新加坡克拉码头

US-led coalition withdraws from Iraq airbase after rocket attacks

The US-led coalition has withdrawn from the Qayyarah airbase in northern Iraq after a string of recent rocket attacks on other bases. The move is designed to minimise the risk of troops getting hit as the coalition transfers them to just a few facilities. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad. – Subscribe to our … Read more US-led coalition withdraws from Iraq airbase after rocket attacks

Trump plans to relax lockdown as US surpasses China for most coronavirus cases

President Donald Trump, keen for an early lifting of economically costly social distancing measures against the coronavirus, said Thursday he would propose dividing the United States by risk levels. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Trump plans to relax lockdown as US surpasses China for most coronavirus cases

What are the challenges of holding elections in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic? | ABC News

Countries around the globe have postponed elections due to the coronavirus pandemic but in Queensland, top officials say you are more at risk in the supermarket aisle than the polling booth. The State Government is pushing ahead with Saturday’s planned local government elections and two state by-elections on the advice of its chief health officer. … Read more What are the challenges of holding elections in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic? | ABC News

Battling cancer amid COVID-19 outbreak

Leukemia survivor and breast cancer patient Loriana Hernadez joins us to discuss her concerns about being at high risk for coronavirus and how she is keeping herself healthy. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE … Read more Battling cancer amid COVID-19 outbreak

Shortage of personal protective equipment threatening frontline medical staff | 7.30

Right now, the people most at risk of coronavirus are those fighting to protect all of us – our doctors, nurses and health workers. Their only line of defence on the frontline of this battle is personal protective equipment like masks, gowns and gloves. There is a shortage of this equipment and doctors want to … Read more Shortage of personal protective equipment threatening frontline medical staff | 7.30