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NBC News reporter berated by Trump at coronavirus briefing: ‘You’re a terrible reporter’

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During a daily press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump tires to berate NBC News reporter Peter Alexander, calling him a “terrible reporter” working for “Concast.”March 20, 2020 This content was originally published here.

Jason calls off Friday the 13th activities due to coronavirus | SoraNews24 -Japan News-

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Hilarious series of images from Japan show even Jason is concerned about COVID-19. Friday the 13th is a day that’s tied up with some of the most frightening characters from the world of cinema, and one of the most notorious faces to pop up around this time of year is Jason Voorhees, the cold-blooded murderer from the Friday the 13th horror movie series which first debuted in 1980. Hockey-masked Jason has been creeping into everyone’s nightmares since making his killing debut in the ’80s, and later resurfacing for some more bloodshed in the early 21st century as well. While he’s been keeping […]

Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms | World news | The Guardian

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Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain disorders triggered by coronavirus, as they emerge in mildly affected or recovering patients, scientists have warned. Neurologists are on Wednesday publishing details of more than 40 UK Covid-19 patients whose complications ranged from brain inflammation and delirium to nerve damage and stroke. In some cases, the neurological problem was the patient’s first and main symptom. The cases, published in the journal Brain, revealed a rise in a life-threatening condition called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (Adem), as the first wave of infections swept through Britain. At UCL’s Institute of Neurology, Adem […]

8 days into semester, Notre Dame halts in-person classes as 146 students get coronavirus

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The University of Notre Dame suspended in-person classes on Tuesday, eight days after the school’s fall semester began and after 146 students and a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said. The two-week suspension, which is effective Wednesday for the school’s 12,000 students, came one day after the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill made a similar announcement and as Michigan State University on Tuesday ordered undergrads to stay home for the rest of the fall “effective immediately.” “The virus is a formidable foe,” Notre Dame University President Father John Jenkins said in a news release. “For the past […]

Coronavirus expert says Americans will be wearing masks for ‘several years’

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Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighs in. Health experts won’t ask Americans to take off their masks any time soon. That’s the take of Eric Toner, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. He has been preparing for an outbreak like the novel coronavirus as part of his work for years. Johns Hopkins practices virus simulations as part of is preparedness protocol, with the goal of offering public health experts and policymakers a blueprint of what to do in a pandemic. One of those simulations took place in October 2019, when Toner and a […]

Coronavirus stimulus: Trump signs executive orders extending benefits

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Trump signs executive orders enacting $400 unemployment benefit, payroll tax cut after coronavirus stimulus talks stall David Jackson and Michael Collins USA TODAY Published 8:01 PM EDT Aug 8, 2020 WASHINGTON – With stimulus talks with Congress at an impasse, President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders on Saturday to provide temporary relief to Americans who are suffering from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. At a news conference from his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., Trump signed four orders that will provide an additional $400 per week in unemployment benefits, suspend payments on some student loans through the […]

US Coronavirus: More than 97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of July, report says – CNN

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While some US leaders — including the President — have said the virus doesn’t pose a large risk to children, one recent study suggests older children can transmit the virus just as much as adults. Another study said children younger than 5 carry a higher viral load than adults, raising even more questions about their role in transmission. At least 86 children have died since May, according to the new report. Last week, a 7-year-old boy with no pre-existing conditions became the youngest coronavirus victim in Georgia. In Florida, two teenagers died earlier this month bringing the state’s death toll […]

Intelligence report says China lied about origin of coronavirus

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A damning dossier leaked from the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance claims that China lied to the world about human-to-human transmission of the virus, disappeared whistleblowers and refused to hand over virus samples so the West could make a vaccine. The bombshell 15-page research document also indicated that the virus was leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, a claim initially dismissed as a conspiracy theory because Chinese officials insisted the virus came from the local wet markets, according to the Australian Daily Telegraph. The report from the intelligence-sharing alliance of the five leading English-speaking countries, the US, UK, Australia, New […]

Coronavirus ‘currently eliminated’ in New Zealand

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that coronavirus has been “currently” eliminated in the country. There were just five new Covid-19 cases reported on Monday with no widespread community transition. Ardern said the country has so far managed to avoid the worst scenarios for an outbreak and would continue to hunt down the last few cases. Easing of lockdown As such, from midnight on Monday, certain businesses such as construction will be allowed to reopen, but social distancing rules will still apply. “We are opening up the economy, but we’re not opening up people’s social lives,” Ms Ardern […]

McDonald’s China ‘bans black people from entering out of fears they might have coronavirus’ | Daily Mail Online

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A McDonald’s restaurant in China has allegedly banned black people from entering the store out of fears that they might be coronavirus carriers. A video recently circulating online showed a customer holding a sign that read: ‘We’ve been informed from now on black people are not allowed to enter the restaurant.’ The store is believed to be located in the southern Chinese city Guangzhou. The footage sparked uproar online after the fast-food chain was accused of fuelling the rising xenophobia, particularly towards African nationals, in the country. McDonald‘s said the notice ‘is not representative of our inclusive values’. The US […]