Now, they donate their blood

“Eighteen police personnel donated blood at the Aluva blood bank on Wednesday and more will be part of the campaign. The idea is to organise the donation of blood without affecting the duty of the police personnel and creating crowd at the blood banks,” said M.V. Sanil, district secretary (rural), Kerala Police Association.

US states race to fight the nearly 400,000 coronavirus cases with long-awaited medical shipments

“I fully expect, though I’m humble enough to know that I can’t accurately predict that by the time we get to the fall that we will have this under control enough, that it certainly will not be the way it is now where people are shutting schools,” he told reporters at the White House.

P! nk donates $500K as Celeste Barber raises millions for fireys as stars express bushfire heartbreak

Bonnie Paine, wife of Aussie cricketer Tim, wrote “Please help. A state of emergency has been declared in parts of Australia as we face some of the most dangerous and catastrophic bushfires our nation has ever seen. 13.5 million acres of land has been burned. That’s larger than Denmark and The Netherlands — and almost […]

Assistant Health Secretary says New York WILL see peak deaths and hospitalizations this week – but is ‘very optimistic’ about ‘quick’ blood tests for tens of millions to tell if they’ve had coronavirus by May 1st

There is now not only a race against time to source enough medical equipment to get through the coming weeks of the pandemic, but scientists are rushing to find a treatment or vaccine that could prevent the virus coming back as a seasonal illness later in the year. 

The Latest: Denmark looks to begin gradual ease of lockdown

“You will be pleased to know that we do consider both the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny to be essential workers,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday. “But, as you can imagine at this time, of course, they are going to potentially be quite busy at home with their family as well and their […]

Virus puts UK PM in intensive care; Japan declares emergency

The 55-year-old Johnson, the world’s first known head of government to fall ill with the virus, was conscious in a London hospital and needed oxygen overnight but was not on a ventilator, Cabinet minister Michael Gove said Tuesday. Britain’s foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has been designated to take over with Johnson sidelined by an illness […]

The Latest: US Surgeon General Adams touts social distancing

Kwon says officials were examining recent recoveries of two elderly COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Seoul who had been infused with survivors’ plasma — the liquid part of blood that contains antibodies — after other treatment attempts failed to improve their conditions.

How long will it take to conquer the coronavirus — and what sort of society will it leave behind?

There is much we still don’t know, and mass testing may not be the answer. How accurate are the tests? Experts believe nearly one in three infected patients are getting a negative result, indicating a low sensitivity for existing tests. Will the virus subside over the summer months like other flu viruses? Will those who […]

What’s open and closed this week? Trails, parks, beaches in Southern California

Los Angeles County trails and beaches Since March 27, L.A. County officials have enforced the closure of trails, trailheads, beaches and other public lands. All of the county’s park play and sports amenities, including golf courses, are also closed. Parks officials noted on their website that “you can still enjoy time outdoors at your local […]

COVID-19 Reinfection Risk Questioned After Low Levels Of Antibodies Found In Recovered Patients

Healthy individuals only need to wear a mask if taking care of a sick person. Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing. Masks are effective when used in combination with frequent hand cleaning. Do not touch the mask while wearing it. Clean hands if you touch the mask. Learn how to properly put […]