Mass protests ‘ripped the mask off’ liberal media’s politicized coronavirus coverage, critics say

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  The coronavirus pandemic received wall-to-wall coverage by the mainstream media until it was overtaken by the mass protests of the in-custody death of George Floyd that have sparked chaos across the country. But critics say that by largely […]

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Juan Williams on worsening unrest: Coronavirus, 'racial rage,' and economic pain all coming together

The original post Co-host of Fox News’ “The Five” Juan Williams said on Monday that the coronavirus, racial rage, and economic collapse are all coming together, echoing a similar political climate during the era of the Vietnam war. “I think it’s unbelievable and, at the moment, the ability of people to speak out and that the […]

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Can coronavirus live in water? Survival varies between pools, lakes, oceans

The original post Britain’s AstraZeneca has clinched expanded regulatory backing for two medications, including one for blockbuster cancer treatment Lynparza, in a development pipeline that now includes a possible coronavirus vaccine. Lynparza received a recommendation from a panel of the European health regulator for use as a follow-on treatment for a form of advanced pancreatic […]

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Coronavirus: US awards $628 mln contract to boost production of potential vaccine

The original post The US government on Monday entered into a $628 million contract with drugmaker Emergent BioSolutions to boost manufacturing capacity for a potential COVID-19 vaccine. As drugmakers race to develop vaccines, tests and therapies for COVID-19, the United States is looking to secure manufacturing capacity under its “Operation Warp Speed” program announced in […]

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Thailand looks to possible coronavirus vaccine as way to boost medical tourism

The original post Momentum is building behind Thailand’s push to create its own coronavirus vaccine, with more manpower and resources dedicated to the effort amid hopes it could boost medical tourism. Thai trials of an experimental vaccine using monkeys started last month, one of at least 100 potential vaccines being developed globally. The government is […]

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Coronavirus: Dubai airports to sell face masks, gloves, sanitizer in vending machines

The original post Dubai’s airports have installed vending machines stocked with face masks, gloves, and sanitizer for travelers to purchase to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to the government of Dubai’s Media Office. “Dubai Airports eases the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for travelers, with the installation of vending machines that sell PPE at […]

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Coronavirus: Dubai Health Authority to phase in non-urgent healthcare services

The original post The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced on Sunday that it will gradually begin resuming non-urgent healthcare services and will continue to treat coronavirus patients efficiently. For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page. Outpatient clinics and specialized departments will slowly begin to resume operational procedures and services. Non-urgent healthcare services had been […]

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia’s main Jeddah airport reopens, operates 40 domestic flights

The original post Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah reopened on Sunday after completing its preparations for the resumption of domestic flights amid an easing of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictures posted on the Saudi Press Agency showed airport staff placing precautionary measures and regulations set by the Kingdom’s General Authority […]

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Juan Williams: Protests are a build up of coronavirus tensions and 'incredible wave' of abuse by police

The original post The national outrage sparked by the death of George Floyd is complex and multifaceted, “The Five” co-host Juan Williams said Sunday, outlining the “three levels” of frustration felt by protesters around the country. “I think clearly there is a great deal of frustration but I would say there are three levels to […]

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Houthi health minister mocked for saying coronavirus ‘vaccine will come from Yemen’

The original post The Houthi militia’s health minister is being mocked for saying that the militants have been researching for a vaccine to cure the COVID-19 coronavirus amid accusations the Iran-backed militants are underreporting cases of infections and deaths in the country. “With God’s permission and with the capabilities of doctors, colleagues, pharmacists, and colleagues […]

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Urmia prisoners denied medical care amid coronavirus in Iran: Opposition group

The original post Dozens of prisoners with coronavirus symptoms in a prison in north-western Iran have been denied medical care by prison authorities, sparking unrest, according to an opposition group. Thirty prisoners suspected of having the coronavirus in Urmia’s central prison visited the prison’s health center last Sunday but were returned to their cells after […]

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Prince William jokes that remembering mathematics is hard while homeschooling kids during coronavirus pandemic

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Prince William wears many hats: Father, son, grandson, brother, prince and now, teacher. With the spread of coronavirus causing schools around the globe to shut down, even members of royalty have faced the routine of online […]

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Coronavirus: US sends two million doses of unproven hydroxychloroquine drug to Brazil

The original post The United States has delivered two million doses of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil to fight COVID-19, the White House said Sunday, though the drug has not yet been proven effective against the coronavirus. “HCQ will be used as a prophylactic to help defend Brazil’s nurses, doctors, and healthcare professionals […]

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Big-city Dems who had imposed strict coronavirus lockdowns now let George Floyd rioters flout rules

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The coronavirus lockdown is seemingly down and out, as many Democrats in charge of big cities — including several who once insisted on strict quarantine measures — line up to champion the nationwide mass demonstrations over the in-custody […]

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100-year-old woman is Indonesia’s oldest survivor of coronavirus

The original post A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from coronavirus, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly respiratory illness. Kamtim, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, was discharged from hospital this week after a month of treatment in her hometown Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-biggest city, officials said. For more coronavirus news, […]

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Experts decry easing of coronavirus lockdown for England's shielders

The original post Coronavirus outbreak Relaxing restrictions for most vulnerable has no scientific rationale, says top virologist Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Play Video 1:38 Coronavirus: millions shielding in England can go outside from Monday, says Robert Jenrick – video The government’s surprise announcement that more than 2 million of the […]

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Nearly half of UAE residents rank life insurance as key concern following coronavirus

The original post Life insurance has become increasingly important to UAE residents following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with 46 percent noting it as a top financial priority, according to a new report from insurance provider Zurich and research firm YouGov. The COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to cause the biggest global recession in nearly […]

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Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus and seniors — Cuomo sold them out. Here are the astonishing details

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.  The epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States is in New York state, particularly the New York City region. As of this writing, New York state has 376,309 confirmed cases and 29,653 deaths — most of which are in New York […]

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UK coronavirus live: lockdown eased for 2.2m people 'shielding' in England from Monday

The original post Charities have called for the scientific evidence behind the decision to be made clear Lockdown to be eased for 2.2m ‘shielding’ in England Cummings has broken trust in policy, say top scientists Global coronavirus updates – live Coronavirus latest: at a glance LIVE Updated Play Video Coronavirus: Robert Jenrick holds UK daily […]

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Coronavirus: Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar prepares to reopen as Turkey lifts restrictions

The original post Workers in white coveralls and face masks swept Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar with disinfectant Saturday as Turkey prepared to lift many remaining coronavirus restrictions, including the suspension of domestic flights. For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page. Turkish Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said flights between Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Trabzon would […]

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Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi offers free COVID-19 tests for residents in high density areas

The original post Abu Dhabi’s department of health started providing coronavirus tests free of charge in multiple high-density complexes, the emirate’s media office said on Saturday. “This comes as part of the intensified testing strategy, which is considered the most effective way to reduce the spread of the virus and maintain public health,” Abu Dhabi […]

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As China's coronavirus shutdowns end, air pollutants rise to traditional levels

The original post As economic activity resumes in China following the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, levels of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are rising to traditional standards for the first time this year. According to NASA’s Earth Observatory reports, in February of 2020 scientists using NASA and European satellites identified there was a significant reduction […]

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia allows gatherings, family visits of 50 people, sets fines

The original post Saudi Arabia modified the coronavirus regulations regarding limiting gatherings and family visits to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday, according to state news agency SPA. The maximum number of people allowed to gather during family visits, non-family gatherings inside homes, gatherings in farms, and social events […]

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Coronavirus: India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allows reopening elsewhere

The original post India extended its coronavirus lockdown until June 30 in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases detected nationwide on Saturday. The home ministry ordered state governments and local authorities to identify “containment zones,” or areas that should […]

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Bruce Mehlman: Economic recovery from coronavirus demands more available, affordable and accessible broadband

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.  New York state law mandates K-12 schools practice 12 fire drills per year. But the state has never required schools to practice remote instruction, leading to predictable failures and avoidable inequities when the coronavirus pandemic arrived […]

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Donna Brazile: In age of coronavirus, my commencement address to Class of 2020 – advice for tough times

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.  I was supposed to give the commencement address at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, La., this month – until the coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of graduation ceremonies at universities, colleges and high schools […]

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More than 70 pct of Saudi Arabia's coronavirus cases have recovered: Minister

The original post More than 70 percent of Saudi Arabia’s confirmed coronavirus cases have recovered so far as a result of the Kingdom’s treatment protocols, the health minister told Al Arabiya on Saturday. “We have treatment protocols developed by Saudi experts,” Dr. Tawfiq al-Rabiah said. “These protocols are continuously updated with any new global developments […]

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Coronavirus: Chinese vaccine could be ready by year-end, government body says

The original post A Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine could be ready for market as early as the end of this year, China’s State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) said in a social media post. In trials, more than 2,000 people have received vaccines developed by the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products and the Beijing Institute […]

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Coronavirus: Russia plans COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials in two weeks

The original post Russian scientists plan to start clinical trials within two weeks on a vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus, the country’s health minister was quoted as saying on Saturday. Russia has the world’s third-highest toll of coronavirus infections after the United States and Brazil, and Kremlin officials have said the nation’s researchers are […]

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Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted after players, staff test positive for coronavirus

The original post The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus. The league said players and staff from last-placed Karpaty Lviv had tested positive ahead of Sunday’s match against Mariupol. PREMIER LEAGUE, SERIA A ANNOUNCE MATCHES WILL […]

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia records 1,618 new cases, 1,870 recoveries

The original post Saudi Arabia has recorded 1,618 new coronavirus cases, raising the total to 83,384, the health ministry announced on Saturday. Read the latest updates in our dedicated coronavirus section. Despite an increase in numbers, an additional 1,870 recovered, leaving the country with more recoveries than infections. A total of 58,883 individuals have recovered […]

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