As Italy quarantines over coronavirus, dolphins appear in Venice canals Dolphins and swans have been spotted in the canals of Venice. This content was originally published here.
Thank you Mr. President! Donald Trump donates his fourth quarter salary to HHS for coronavirus – whose secretary brandishes it at briefing on the crisis Donald Trump donated his 2019 fourth quarter salary to the the Department of Health and Human Services as the U.S. faces the escalating coronavirus outbreak. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham posted an image of the $100,000 check from Trump to HHS Secretary Alex Azar – who then brandished it at a briefing on the crisis. ‘I’m also very pleased to announce that the president of the United States has donated his quarterly check to […]
China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House, according to three U.S. officials. The officials asked not to be identified because the report is secret, and they declined to detail its contents. But the thrust, they said, is that China’s public reporting on cases and deaths is intentionally incomplete. Two of the officials said the report concludes that China’s numbers are fake. The report was received by the White House last week, […]
Italy has said all shops except pharmacies and food outlets will be closed in response to the country’s coronavirus outbreak as the death toll from the disease in the country jumped sharply in the last 24 hours. A top Italian doctor said intensive care wards should place an age limit on beds as a way of prioritising medical resources amid the deepening crisis that has seen cases in Italy rise by 196 to 827 today. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the latest wave of restrictions in a dramatic appeal to the nation that came as the country of 60 million battles […]
Fact check: Could your December cough actually have been coronavirus? Experts say more research is needed Ian Richardson USA TODAY Published 10:26 PM EDT Mar 26, 2020 The claim: People who suffered from a round of illness in November and December likely had the coronavirus A handful of widely circulated Facebook posts have asserted that people in the United States likely contracted the coronavirus as early as last fall. “Who got sick in November or December and it lasted 10 to 14 days, with the worst cough that wouldn’t go away?” the posts say. “If you can answer, yes, then you probably […]
In our wildest dreams, I do not think that many of us fathomed a pandemic of this magnitude impacting the world in which we live. There are those of us that are in coronavirus quarantine, medical professionals fighting on the front line to save lives, and those that are daily risking their lives by going to work to keep social unrest from occurring. What a time to be alive and more importantly to come together as a human family to fight this disease. Using Pantry Staples During The Coronavirus As many of you know, making Indian food can be time-consuming […]
As New York City deals with a mounting coronavirus death toll and dwindling morgue space, the city has shortened the amount of time it will hold unclaimed remains before they are buried in the city’s public cemetery. Under the new policy, the medical examiner’s office will keep bodies in storage for just 14 days before they’re buried in the city’s potter’s field on Hart Island. Normally, about 25 bodies a week are interred on the island, mostly for people whose families can’t afford a funeral, or who go unclaimed by relatives. In recent days, though, burial operations have increased from […]
Beaches in Jacksonville, Florida will be among the first in the United States to reopen to the public this evening following President Trump’s announcement that states can decide themselves when to lift restrictions. Republican Mayor Lenny Curry said he is letting the public back onto Duval County beaches at 5pm Friday for ‘essential activities only’ because he is ‘encouraged’ by the rate of infections and hospitalizations and said there is evidence they are flattening the curve. ‘This can be the beginning of the pathway back to normal life,’ he said on Thursday. ‘Please respect and follow these limitations. Stay within the […]
The NBA announced that it has suspended its season until further notice after the completion of Wednesday night’s games after a member of the Utah Jazz preliminarily tested positive for the coronavirus. The player is the Jazz’s Rudy Gobert, sources told ESPN. That led the Jazz’s game at Oklahoma City to be postponed just before tipoff. The NBA said it “will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.” This content was originally published here.
Updated on 3/24/20 at 11:45 AM: The final version of the economic stimulus package offered by Speaker Pelosi the House Democrats no longer includes the U.S. Digital Dollar proposal; however, the language as proposed by Chairwoman Waters of the House Financial Services Committee still contains this language. Links to the original and updated stimulus bills with the latest language are at the end of the story. As the markets continue to drop and the U.S. looks to Congress for agreement on a massive stimulus package to save the economy from impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the newest offer by House […]