Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Breaking News

The most contagious strain of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, first detected in Germany in January 2020 and most prevalent in the United States, was found in Indonesia, according to scientists at the Eikman Institute of Molecular Biology in Jakarta. The strain, dubbed D614G, has not previously been detected in Indonesia, but its presence was reported in neighboring Malaysia in mid-August. Based...
Two patients who recently recovered from the coronavirus in the Netherlands and Belgium have re-contracted COVID-19, the Netherlands Broadcasting Corporation (NOS) reported, citing virologists. Earlier, researchers at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) reported a confirmed case of re-infection with a patient who was cleared of the disease. Initially, doctors were not sure whether this was a re-infection or whether the virus had been...
Humanity will be able to defeat the coronavirus infection in about two years. This opinion was expressed by the Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. "Of course with more connectiveness, the virus has a better chance of spreading. But at the same time, we have also the technology to stop it, and the knowledge to stop it,"Tedros Adhanom...
A mutated strain of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was found in the Philippines. It is considered more contagious than the original infection. This is reported by The Straits Times with reference to doctors. The Philippine Genome Research Center said that a new strain of G614 has been identified in some cases in Quezon City. According to doctors, the mutation appeared in June, at the same...
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the world has exceeded 18 million, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources. The total number of infected people reached 18,017,556. Over the entire period, 687,930 people died, and 10,649,108 recovered. Most cases in the United States -...
The UK Cybersecurity Center said Russian-linked hackers tried to steal data from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada on the development of a coronavirus vaccine. The report clarifies that the "cyber espionage group" APT29, or Dukes and Cozy Bear, which "almost certainly" is part of the Russian intelligence structure, has been carrying out attacks on various organizations that participated in the creation...
Tokyo authorities raised the threat of the spread of coronavirus to a maximum, level IV, against the backdrop of a week-long daily increase in the number of infected people, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said. "The current situation is such that, I think, we should warn about the spread of infection," Yuriko Koike. The main course of the Tokyo administration...
A record 63 thousand cases of coronavirus infection with COVID-19 per day were detected in the United States, more than 900 people died with COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources.According to the university, over the past 24 hours in the country recorded 63,247 cases of infection, 990 patients with confirmed coronavirus...
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, infected with a coronavirus, said he was doing well thanks to anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine. https://twitter.com/jairbolsonaro/status/1280849256593702918?s=20 Bolsonaru said on Tuesday that his test for the new coronavirus gave a positive result. The President personally went to reporters to tell them the news about his health and the result of the COVID-19 test. Bolsonaru, like the reporters surrounding him,...
Yang Zhanqiu, a professor at the Institute of Virology at the Medical Department of Wuhan University, believes that the coronavirus found on the wholesale market in Beijing is more contagious than the one that appeared on the seafood market in Wuhan. "But I believe that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus detected on the Xinfadi market is more contagious than the one on the Huanan...
American researchers suggested that the coronavirus COVID-19 could spread in China in the summer of 2019 - several months earlier than it was officially announced. Scientists at Harvard Medical School, Boston University and the Children's Hospital in Boston in the United States studied satellite images of parking lots at hospitals in China, as well as Chinese searches in the Baidu system. As a result,...
Sweden's chief epidemiologist Anders Tegnell admitted that mortality from coronavirus was too high. He stated this in an interview with Sveriges Radio. “If we faced this disease, knowing everything that we know now, then I think we would have taken an intermediate position between Sweden’s current strategy and what the rest of the world has done,” Anders Tegnell. According to him,...
The first child died from COVID-19 in Switzerland, three weeks after the introduction of the second phase of lifting the pandemic, said Stefan Kuster, representative of the Federal Office for Public Health, on Friday. On Friday, Swiss authorities said that 32 new cases of infection and two deaths from the virus were detected per day.A child whose age is not indicated lived in the...
Google and Apple have announced the launch of the first public API (Exposure Notification API), which allows participants to create applications to track contacts with people infected with COVID-19 coronavirus infection. As TechCrunch clarifies, previously partners only offered beta versions of the API to help with development. Thanks to the new system, which can subsequently be implemented in iOS and Android at the system...
Check Point, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has recorded 192,000 cases of coronavirus-related attacks per week over the past two weeks. This is 30% higher compared to previous weeks. All attacks were related to the theme of coronavirus and were carried out from fake domains that mimic the sites of international organizations, as well as the site of the Zoom platform. Hackers often resort to...
Last week, supercomputer security systems in many institutions of higher education in Europe recorded cyber attacks attacks. Universities and computer centers in the UK, Germany and Switzerland reported incidents, and a computer center in Spain is also rumored to have been attacked. Attackers infected the supercomputers with cryptocurrency mining malware. As a result, the work of the clusters had to be suspended so that...
Confusion and delirium can develop during the acute period of the disease in patients with COVID-19, and in the long term, the development of depression, anxiety disorders and PTSD is possible, follows from a study by British scientists published in the journal Lancet. The previous influenza pandemics were associated with long-term neuropsychiatric consequences, so it is possible that other viral infections on...
Over 108 million Chinese are in isolation because of a new outbreak of coronavirus infection. It is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. The agency managed to find out that the Chinese authorities imposed strict quarantine measures in the north-east of the country. Jilin Province does not have bus and train connections, and schools are closed. Citizens are forced to isolate themselves.
More than 100 countries supported an independent investigation into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, which is likely to shed light on the actions of China. A draft resolution on the investigation has been circulated to diplomats. It will be revealed at a meeting of the World Health Assembly next week. The resolution was drawn up by EU Member States even...
Chinese authorities denied medical assistance to a Russian sailor amid the situation with the coronavirus, told the head of the SEAFARERS' UNION OF RUSSIA, Yuri Sukhorukov. Sukhorukov said that the chief mate of the BBC St. Petersburg vessel needed help (flag of Antigua and Barbuda). He had complications after a toothache. "In the current epidemiological situation, the shipowner’s agent...
Shulan City County in the northeastern Jilin Province has been recognized as a high-risk zone of COVID-19 after 11 people have recently been infected, according to the province’s press service. Mi Feng, spokesman for the China State Health Committee, said on Sunday that cases of local group infection were again recorded in China on May 9. During the day, 12 local cases of infection...
The US Department of Defense has confirmed that applicants who survive COVID-19 virus infection will be declared unfit for military service until further notice. This was announced by the Military Times. A few days earlier, a scanned document appeared on the Internet. https://twitter.com/Nathaniel_Free/status/1257380066343956486?s=20 "During the screening process, a reported history of confirmed COVID-19 will be annotated ‘Considered...
Mishustin, the acting Prime Minister of Russia, was diagnosed with COVID-19 and has temporarily left his post. In his absence proposed the appointment of First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov. Putin supported his proposal. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin fell ill with a coronavirus infection COVID-19 and went into self-isolation. He reported this to President Vladimir Putin. It just...
As coronavirus destroys economies around the world, companies go into survival mode. Many companies are developing opportunities that would allow them to reduce costs, save income and reduce debt. Dividends have become an important source of income for investors. Since 1926, 40.2% of the total revenues of S&P 500's companies are related to dividends. Over the past 12 months, the S&P 500 has reached...
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that pet owners provide a social distance between pets when walking. The CDC recommends restricting pet contact with other animals on the street and encourages cats to be kept at home whenever possible. Dogs are recommended to walk on a leash at a distance of at least two meters from other animals and...
The UK began testing a vaccine on humans, but they acknowledge that mass production will not begin anytime soon. Coronavirus continues to spread around the world with great speed. That is why scientists from different countries began the race in search of a vaccine that can free the planet from the disease. Scientists are in no hurry to predict the timing of its production,...
The government hopes that the prime minister will give a new impetus to plans to formulate a strategy for overcoming the crisis. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday plans to return to work and begin a more active fight against the coronavirus pandemic, reports The Telegraph. The prime minister instructed his assistants to schedule meetings with the ministers of his cabinet next week. The politician...
Thousands American's are protesting against the government imposed self-isolation. They demand being allowed to go back to work and call quarantine restrictions a violation of personal liberties of all American citizens. Similar sentiments are observed in some European countries. For the third consecutive night, French policemen - are under fire, having firecrackers and fireworks fly at them from all sides.
Now that the coronavirus epidemic is having a serious negative impact on the economies of many countries, economists are making the most unfavorable forecasts for the future. However, a number of experts recall that there are examples in history of how companies that emerged during a recession in the economy, eventually managed to succeed and became the strongest players in their industry.
The new algorithm will quickly identify mutations of the COVID-19 coronavirus and determine the genetic subtype of the pathogen that a particular patient is infected with. This will help in the development of drugs and vaccines, as well as in assessing the effectiveness of quarantine. The development is described in a reprint of a scientific article published on the bioRxiv website by a group...
The Central Bank of China has lowered key rates to support the economy affected by the coronavirus. The annual loan rate for first-class borrowers (LPR) was reduced from 4.05% to 3.85%, the five-year rate affecting the cost of mortgage loans was reduced from 4.75% to 4.65%. The Central Bank of China has lowered the rate on loans issued under the framework...
The head of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Yuan Zhiming, said in an interview with CGTN that there is no evidence of any man made origin of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The scientist came to the corresponding conclusions on the basis of his own understanding of virology. "Some scientists believe that extraordinary intelligence and workload are required for the synthesis of...
Recently President Trump unveiled guidelines for states that outlined stages for the reopening of businesses. Trumps plan outlines 3 phases; serving as more of a recommendation rather than binding authority that state governments need to follow. The plan also stipulates that before a region considers reopening that there first be a recorded decline of Covid infections within a 14 day period.  Once there’s been...
Americans applied for unemployment benefits in huge numbers for the fourth consecutive week, although the number of applications for benefits last week fell more than expected. The number of American citizens applying for unemployment benefits for the first time in the week of April 11 was 5.245 million, according to the US Department of Labor. According to revised data a week...
Washington is to abruptly stop making contributions to the WHO’s budget while investigating the organizations alleged mistakes in responding to the COVID-19 threat. US President Donald Trump said that Washington is stopping further financing of the the World Health Organization. He stated this at a briefing on April 15. "Today I instructed the administration to suspend contributions to WHO until an...
Clinical trials of chloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, which initially showed high promise in the fight against COVID-19, have been suspended in Brazil. According to a study by scientists published on the medical portal medRxiv, patients taking the drug have experienced deteriorating health after receiving increased doses of the drug. Chloroquine is one of two drugs that U.S. President Donald Trump recommended for treating coronavirus.
Fraudsters from Netherlands, with the help of an Irish company, launched a fraudulent scheme for the sale of protective masks in Germany against the backdrop of the coronavirus epidemic, Interpol reports. "In mid-March, as a number of countries were going into lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, German health authorities contracted two sales companies in Zurich and Hamburg to procure EUR 15 million worth...
The World Health Organization has recorded the third case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the past few days. It was expected that DR Congo will be able to declare a complete victory over Ebola on April 13. However, on April 10, 52 days after the last person recovered, a new case of infection was recorded. Since April 10, two...
Women are now often trapped with partners prone to abuse, the UN Secretary General said. UN Secretary General António Guterres on Sunday, April 5, called on the authorities of all countries to focus their efforts not only on combating the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but also on preventing frequent cases of domestic violence against the background of mass isolation. “Many women and...
On Friday, Apple and Google announced their intent to build a contact tracing tool that will work to ‘track’ the coronavirus; helping to alert users about any potential exposure to the virus.  The tool the two companies intend to create would be apps (for both IPhone and Android) that would utilize Bluetooth wireless technology to track people that may have been infected by coronavirus...
In November of 2019, concerns were expressed that the novel coronavirus could pose a serious threat to US troops in Asia. The U.S. intelligence sounded the alarm about the possible consequences of coronavirus for both human health and business back in November 2019. On Wednesday, April 8, the ABC television company reported with reference to sources who are familiar with the...
There’s no doubt what we're currently experiencing will make its way into the history books. The effects of the coronavirus have been felt across the world. And while the full story has yet to be lived/determined, governments (and the various parties within) are clearly fighting to control the narrative; along with the way in which this issue is politicized. The response and handling...
During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have not just been witnessing some of it’s many effects, but personally going through them too. With over 4 billion people experiencing a disruption to their daily lives due to some form of quarantine, more drastic effects from the virus have been surfacing along the way. Many of these effects are coming in the...
Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the US made it extremely clear on Sunday that the coming week would be a major test of America's resolve in its battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. Adams stated: Next week is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment. It's going to be our 9/11 moment. Its going to be the hardest moment...
(Financial News) European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen condemned the closure of internal borders by some countries. The European Commission is actively negotiating with EU member states regarding further deadlines for border closure in the context of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, April 3, the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said in an interview with the French radio...
(Financial News) The net worth of US President Donald Trump’s assets dropped $1 billion in less than a month amid a coronavirus pandemic, Forbes reports. About a month ago, the state of the American president's fortune stood at $3.1 billion, since then it has decreased to $2.1 billion. The size of assets may change again following the movement of indices, Forbes...
Chris Smalls, who was an assistant manager at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, told multiple news outlets he believes Amazon has fired him in retaliation for his role in organizing a strike within the company. On Tuesday, New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced he’s ordered the city’s human rights commissioner to investigate the dismissal.  Smalls had helped organize the strike...
The restrictive measures taken by European countries in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic have already saved from 21,000 to 120,000 lives. This conclusion was made in a report prepared by employees of several research organizations. Quarantine saves lives The authors of the study reviewed the situation in eleven countries: Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Norway, France, Switzerland and...
Macy’s has announced that the beginning of this week it will furlough the majority of its employees in an effort to transition to an “absolute minimum workforce”. Like other retailers, Macy’s has seen a drastic loss of sales; due to both forced closures of stores and fear from consumers who are staying home during the pandemic. Other big name retailers, such as Nordstrom, DSW, Kohl’s, and Gap have...
(Financial News) - Last week Vladimir Putin was given a tour of Moscow's main corovonavirus hospital, Novomoskovsky Medical Center, by Dr. Denis Protsenko. Dr. Protsenko announced today that he tested positive for the deadly virus. According to Dr. Protsenko's Facebook page he writes; Yes, I have tested positive for the coronavirus, but I feel pretty...
It seems that the coronavirus epidemic is sparing almost no one. The economies of many countries are in an extremely difficult situation: many industries are undergoing a full-blown crisis, the exit from which will could be a long way out. The aerospace industry, which is also beginning to feel the negative effects of the epidemic, did not take a pass.
In a blatant display of disrespect for the law, President Trump announced his intention to ignore a key oversight provision in the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. The bill, which Trump signed himself into law on Friday, creates a special inspector general who is tasked with auditing and investigating the ~$500 billion in loans for corporations that will be dispersed by the Treasury Department. Under the bill, the inspector general is supposed to...
On Friday morning via Twitter, Boris Johnson has confirmed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. https://twitter.com/BorisJohnson/status/1243496858095411200 @BorisJohnson - via Twitter According to a spokesperson for the Prime Minister, he was tested for COVID-19 on Thursday after experiencing “mild symptoms.” “The test was carried out in No 10 by NHS staff and the result of the test...
(Financial News) Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter, among others, are providing resources for the hackathon to create technical products that solve problems associated with coronavirus. The online hacking provider Devpost is the organizer of this initiative. Developers can create any technology of their choice, but the World Health Organization has provided some examples of areas where help is needed most. WHO is...
At a glance: Global cases of COVID-19 top 500,000US COVID-19 cases are growing faster than any other countryChina reported zero new cases in Wuhan on March 18Spain surpasses Italy in daily death toll 12:21PM EST - According to World-o-meter, one of the foremost authorities on tracking the unfolding COVID-19 outbreak in real time, it has just been reported the total amount...
The US federal government plays a key role in responding to any major national emergency. Such is the case with the coronavirus pandemic. All urgent and necessary actions by Washington should be well-balanced and thought out and not over exasperate the pre-existing ongoing crisis of America's already immense public debt. To combat the economic consequences of COVID-19, congress and President...
(Financial News) US President Donald Trump can prove that he is the leader that the country needs in a crisis and coronavirus pandemic. Politico columnist Zachary Karabell made his cased regarding this. Krabell recalled criticism regarding US leadership that said the administration was too late to tackle the threat of coronavirus: authorities failed to prepare comprehensive coverage testing and refused to use government...
(Financial News) The number of deaths in Italy over the last day from a disease caused by a new coronavirus and its consequences was 601, 50 less than a day ago. The head of the Italian Civil Protection Department, Angelo Borrelli, informed the world public about this, stressing that the death rate is being recorded on the second day. On March...
(Financial News) Nestle, one of the world's largest food producers, asked its employees to prepare for difficult times and make every effort to provide customers with the necessary food and drinks, said Mark Schneider, Executive Director. “This is the moment for extra effort, for going the extra mile. Please get ready for the storm to hit – because hit it will” Mark Schneider
(Financial News) The past week will go down in history as a week of events that never happened until now. It will go down as a week of events that will change our world forever. To begin with, the Schengen zone collapsed. Border controls were restored by Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland and Lithuania. The Schengen zone allows for...
According to World o Meters, a website tracking the coronavirus outbreak, the total global confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) just topped 300,000. Almost all nations have had confirmed cases and every single continent except Antarctica has been hit so far. So far here is the tally by country at the time of writing: Country,OtherTotalCasesNewCasesTotalDeathsNewDeathsTotalRecoveredActiveCasesSerious,CriticalTot Cases/1M popChina81,008+413,255 ...
Hand washing, disinfection, self-isolation and social distancing - these are words we hear in recent weeks, probably more often than anytime in modern times. Indeed, observing precautions, a person can protect himself and other people, such as colleagues and family from being infected with the novel coronavirus. For the most part that seems to be the extent of our arsenal...
At a glance 4 Senators with non-pubic knowledge of the coronavirus pandemic dumped stock positions immediately before the market tankedRichard Burr (R - North Carolina)Dianne Feinstein (D - California)Kelly Loeffler (R - Georgia)James Inhofe (R - Oklahoma)All 4 Senators sold stock within days of non-public briefings with administration officialsSenator Loeffler's husband is the Chairmen of the New York Stock ExchangeQuestions arise about the...
Alibaba Group invites European healthcare systems to use the cloud-based coronavirus diagnostic tool, which the company says has been successfully tested in Chinese hospitals. Alibaba has sent machine learning software for chest scanning to health officials in France and Italy. The Alibaba initiative was voiced against the background of the general revitalization of China's high-tech companies in Europe, where Asian firms,...
Quarantine and self-isolation of millions of Europeans hit telecommunications infrastructures. Brussels has already turned to streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube to limit the volume of its services: citing that the network does not withstand such a load. Until recently, telecom companies were optimistic enough, claiming that their infrastructure would withstand the increased load. However, it turned out that millions of users, not...
In a press conference on Thursday, President Trump said that, Chloroquine, a drug commonly used to fight malaria and certain liver infections, has shown that it could be potentially used to treat people infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). "There is evidence that Chloroquine is effective when they looked at SARS in vitro with primate cells," Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonologist at Lenox Hill...
Like much of the world right now, in the United States the mood is somber and full of anxiety as the reality sets in of an overwhelmed healthcare system. Hospitals already announcing shortage of crucial supplies Hospitals on the front lines of the unfolding coronavirus pandemic have already announced that they are running short on crucial supplies. This is just as...
According to a report by Yahoo!, Deutsche Bank put out a memo making the call that US GDP is expected to plummet by a whopping 13% in 2020. The overall shock that is being experienced by the US economy is unprecedented in modern times. To put things in a bit of perspective this is 150% worse than what we experienced in the 2008 meltdown...
As the coronavirus continues to spread, resulting in governments and businesses rethinking certain processes, we are beginning to experience some big changes. Some of these changes may very well end up reshaping how we go about our everyday lives.  Key points: The world’s experiment of large-scale remote work and its potential effectsThe impacts from the virus on travelling both large and...
Coronavirus scares everyone - from young to old, but it is young people who are most likely to change their financial habits amid news of the coronavirus epidemic. It is young people who are trying to buy more online, so as not to leave home and not to deal with potential carriers of the virus. They use sites and apps that...
The recent COVID-19 outbreak, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, has had a drastic impact on countries worldwide. Italy is one of the most significantly affected, with the number of cases growing exponentially in a matter of weeks. This has resulted in many countries suspending flights, declaring a period of quarantine, and even closing their borders. The fundraising campaign  The Italian...
China begin to celebrate the victory over coronavirus. The epidemic in China started to decline. 97% of all infected people are now in Wuhan, and most temporary hospitals have been closed there as well. Doctors can finally take off their masks. In Europe, meanwhile, panic. Italy became the largest focus of coronavirus infection. The incidence is growing at an avalanche-like pace. At the end...
There are tough times in the USA with the coronavirus, where almost 3 thousand people are sick. Donald Trump introduced a 30-day ban on entering the United States from Europe. And then he went even further - introduced a nationwide national emergency. National Guard units have been dispatched in New York. They help distribute food packages to residents of the state. In packages...
Specialists from several US research centers have received new data on coronavirus, the spread of which has recently reached the stage of a global pandemic. According to the study, the pathogen can survive in the air for several hours, and on some surfaces for two to three days. During the experiments, researchers used a nebulizer - a device for inhalation. With...
In a televised announcement straight for the Oval Office by US President Donald Trump, it has been revealed that flights coming from selected European countries will be suspended for 30 days.  Key Points: Passenger flights from 26 EU countries suspendedDemocrats release contents of of a bill aimed to counter the virusCDC raises European travel warning Passenger flights...
Following the March meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) left key interest rates at the same levels, but presented a stimulus package to combat the effects of coronavirus. The central bank has announced measures to support bank lending and has expanded its program of quantitative easing (QE) by €120 billion. The ECB left the interest rate on loans at zero. The...
Coronavirus has become a new tool for hacking attacks on end users and businesses, according to Check Point, a provider of cybersecurity solutions. Since January 2020, more than 4,000 domains associated with coronavirus have been registered in the world. Of these sites, 3% are already recognized as malicious, and another 5% are suspicious. This makes for over 300 malicious or suspicious websites that are...
Germany, where the number of people infected with the coronavirus has reached nearly 800 people, are trying to prevent an epidemic. To do this, clear administrative law was passed regarding what people who have come into contact with those who are infected with COVID-19 should follow. According to new law, home quarantine is a mandatory measure that all citizens who have come into...
In China, it was found that COVID-19 causes irreversible damage to the lungs and the human immune system. This means that even a cured person in the future may have health problems. “The effect of COVID-19 on the human body is similar to the combination of SARS and AIDS, since it harms both the lungs and the immune system” Peng Zhiyong, director of...
Estonian President, Kersti Kaljulaid, who returned after a week-long visit from the United States, on Saturday, March 7, refused to participate in the events marking the anniversary of the Estonian Congress, as she might have been in the same room as 2 coronavirus infected individuals while visiting the US. In the first half of the week, Kaljulaid participated in the Congress of the American...
Samsung Electronics has temporarily relocated part of its smartphone production from South Korea to Vietnam after it had to close its factory in Kumi due to the diagnosis of a coronavirus from a staff member. Samsung said the factory will be closed until Saturday, and the employee’s floor will be closed until Sunday. The factory in Kumi produces premium smartphones Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note...
A group of international scientists found that the risk of infection with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in children is about the same as in adults. Scientists have studied coronavirus data collected in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The study showed that there is no significant difference between the incidence rates among children under the age of ten and among the adult population.
The epidemic of a novel coronavirus swept the entire planet and overshadowed almost all other important events in the world of politics, economics and virtually all other news. Headline after headline brought more and more panic. After some time, the panic spread to global stock exchanges. The global economy has been paralyzed: work in factories stops, people are advised not to leave their...
According to CNBC, last week the US equities markets wiped out $3.18 trillion dollars from the balance sheet as investors and traders panicked to get out of stocks amid coronavirus pandemonium. The coronavirus has caused market sell-offs in global markets, however Dow and S&P Futures have indicated that lady fortune is very fickle, as the Dow and S&P has been violently swinging pre-market. Earlier...
The coronavirus epidemic became the reason for the cancellation of a number of events. These included the Tron startup conference and the Binance exchange, as well as The Geneva Auto Show. Startup Tron canceled its annual niTROn summit due to the coronavirus, as reported on the event’s official website. It was supposed to be held from February 29 to March 1 in Seoul, South...
"Coronavirus" seems to be the new buzzword on virtually every single media outlet and is by far the most covered topic today. The coronavirus (COVID-19) topic is very serious, and the point of this article is not to dismiss the importance of being kept abreast as to the development of events surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), instead it is to emphasize the importance of...
According to a Fox News report published today, a woman living in Osaka, Japan has been diagnosed with the coronavirus for a second time. The woman, who is in her 40's who and also drives a tour bus for a living, was originally confirmed to have the coronavirus in late January of this year. On Wednesday February 26, 2020 the...
The Chinese managed to contain the epidemic within the country, but several new outbreaks appeared in the world. Coronavirus number of cases rapidly skyrockets in northern Italy The total number of people infected as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 infection in the country exceeded 320 people - this is the largest number among European countries. Up until now,...
Iran braces itself for a problem that could be much bigger than originally reported When the very government official who is downplaying the magnitude of Iran's coronavirus problem contracts the virus, we can only assume that the outbreak could indeed be bigger than anyone originally thought. Today, Deputy Health Minister of Iran, Iraj Harirchi, tweeted that he contracted the coronavirus...
In Italy at the end of last week and through the weekend, the number of patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19 began to increase sharply. According to the latest information, more than 200 cases were diagnosed in five northern regions of the country, six people died, while the first case was discovered by accident, and the zero patient has not yet been found. The...
Concealment of the symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus will be considered a public safety hazard and may be punishable by prison and even death in China Deliberate concealment or incorrect reporting of the symptoms of the new coronavirus COVID-19 will be considered a criminal offense, announced on Saturday, February 15, in China. This threatens violators with the death penalty. Hiding travel history will also be...

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