Finally! Government has placed order for 10,000 ventilators to be made by Ford, Airbus and Rolls-Royce in fight against coronavirus

The companies are part of the Ventilator Challenge UK consortium, speaking in the Sunday Telegraph today, it’s leader Dick Elsy, said: ‘This project is a testament to the fantastic people who, in a little over a fortnight, have come together to provide a solution to the challenge we are facing.’

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on “Face the Nation,” March 29, 2020

GOTTLIEB: Well, we’ve said in a report that we put out today that you should wait until you see sustained reduction in the number of cases for 14 days. So 14 days after you start to see a sustained reduction in the number of daily cases, that’s the point at which you can contemplate lifting […]

FDA approves Battelle’s process to decontaminate N95 face masks but limits it to 10,000 per day

N95 respirators are disposable, snug-fitting face masks that can keep virus-laden droplets away from a wearer’s mouth and nose. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that the masks’ effectiveness is “highly dependent upon proper fit and use.”

10 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From Nail Oils to Starter Sewing Machines

“In the very best of times, going to the grocery store can be a bit chaotic — a word that now doesn’t begin to describe the experience,” contributor Alison Freer writes in her ode to the Hulken, a bag with seemingly endless appeal. “Its set of four powerful little stainless-steel wheels, which swivel 360 degrees, […]

China’s efforts to blame coronavirus on a US army delegation to Wuhan infuriate No. 10 as Boris Johnson’s advisers say Beijing’s statistics on its cases could be downplayed by a factor of 40

‘This needs to be reviewed urgently, as does any strategically important infrastructure that relies on Chinese supply chains.’ Mr Johnson is resisting changing tack as he vowed in last year’s manifesto to roll out superfast broadband for the whole country – and that will be hard to achieve on time without Huawei.

New $10,000 loan for small businesses hit by the Kangaroo Island and Adelaide Hills bushfires

An injured Koala is seen at a forest near Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island, southwest of Adelaide, Tuesday, January 7, 2020. A convoy of Army vehicles, transporting up to 100 Army Reservists and self-sustainment supplies, have arrived on Kangaroo Island as part of Operation Bushfire Assist at the request of the South Australian Government. (AAP […]

Chinese secrecy slowed the UK’s response to coronavirus, swipes Michael Gove amid claims communist state faces international ‘reckoning’ after crisis

Here cages of different species were piled on top of each other. In another meat market in Dongguan, southern China, another correspondent photographed a medicine seller returning to business on Thursday with a billboard advertising bats – thought to be the cause of the initial Wuhan outbreak – along with scorpions and other creatures. 

Nashville mother, 40, calls police to confess she suffocated her baby daughter with a plastic bag 10 years ago and covered up the murder

Following her telephone confession on January 31, Sakwall was interviewed in person at the police headquarters and reportedly admitted to suffocating the baby with a plastic bag ‘due to what she said was the disruption to her life caused by having the child.’ 

East China silk town mobilizes face masks to support Italy

Wang Yibing, the Communist Party chief of Shengze township, said he always keeps in mind that Mario Boselli, president of the Italian Fashion Chamber, endorsed the town’s plan to build itself into a silk fashion town when he and other officials in Shengze visited Como in Italy in December last year.

Customer leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant day before it’s closed

Edlund told the local newspaper, the Naples Daily News, that the customer handed $10,000 in cash to the manager of the restaurant last week, a day before the state’s governor ordered the closure.