Kamal Haasan pens open letter to PM Narendra Modi on COVID-19 lockdown, says ‘mistake of demonetisation is being repeated’

“As per the Chinese government`s official statement to the WHO, the first confirmed case was reported on 8th December. Even if you concede the fact that the world took a lot of time to understand the gravity of the situation, by early February, the entire world knew that this is going to wreak havoc of […]

Why Trump Is Overruling Scientists to Pursue His Pet Coronavirus Drug

Trump has repeatedly touted the medication, at times with a fervency that makes him sound like a marketer hired to promote the drug. “Hydroxychloroquine. Try it. If you like,” he suggested from the podium Saturday. In perhaps the most surreal moment of his pitch, he announced that he might personally try the medication, even though […]

White House, experts clash over use of drug for coronavirus

    The dispute illustrated the tensions between the White House’s scientific and health experts and other policymakers or advisers in the administration, led by the president himself, who have been pushing the malaria drugs, chloroquine and hydroxycloroquine, for use during the coronavirus crisis.

In leading WA’s coronavirus fight, Premier Mark McGowan has had to adopt extreme measures

It’s an unusual view for a state Labor government to have of a Liberal Prime Minister, but it’s a sign of the times and the extent to which traditional party lines have almost evaporated in the national cabinet process.

Celebrities Are Spreading a Wacky Coronavirus 5G Conspiracy and They Need to Stop

Scientists have debunked the notion that any link exists between the coronavirus pandemic and 5G networks. Nonetheless, celebrities including Woody Harrelson have shared conspiracies that claim just that. Days ago, the Cheers and Zombieland actor shared a post he conceded he hadn’t “fully vetted” on Instagram linking the novel coronavirus outbreak to the installation of […]

Wisconsin governor, on primary eve, moves to suspend in-person voting over coronavirus fears

But there’s a lot more at stake on Tuesday’s ballot for Wisconsin voters than just the presidential primary contest. There’s an important battle for a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat that could influence general election voting rules in the crucial presidential battleground state, as well as numerous mayoral contests including in Milwaukee, the state’s largest city.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, ‘wartime’ pandemic leader or ‘backup’?

“Some of these governors take, take, take and then they complain,” Trump groused in an interview Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity.” Of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, he said, “All she does is sit there and blame the federal government.” And he said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, also a Democrat, “should be doing […]

Latest covid-19 news in Vietnam and Southeast Asia

Indonesia’s economy grew by 5.02 percent last year, already the slowest in four years. The World Bank has estimated that the COVID-19 pandemic will significantly slow Indonesia’s economic growth this year – 2.1 percent in 2020, down from the initially projected 5.1 percent – if the situation starts to normalize by June.

COVID-19 | Cases in Maharashtra touch 781

On March 13, the four persons had landed in Mumbai Airport after travelling to Saudi Arabia for the annual Haj pilgrimage. Since then, disregarding ‘home quarantine’ precautions, they infected no less than 21 other persons, most of them their own relatives, to emerge as one of the largest cases of cluster infection in Maharashtra.

Trump Should Be Tried for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Over Hydroxychloroquine Remarks, Says Ohio State Rep.

Avoid close contact with others if you have any symptoms.Stay at home if you feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and runny nose, to avoid potential spread of the disease to medical facilities and other people.If you develop serious symptoms (fever, cough, difficulty breathing) seek medical care early and contact local health […]