Da Nang disinfects areas at high risk of COVID-19

Efforts to halt the spread of the COVID-19 will see the central city deploy a range of disinfection measures across high-risk areas in five districts, including Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Ngu Hanh Son, Lien Chieu, Cam Le, and Hoa Vang. Simultaneously, the central city will focus on cleaning up areas such as administrative centres, health […]

‘High-risk’ Antwerp battles to control surge in coronavirus infections

Sciensano points out that, at this point, it is primarily people under 40 who are contracting the virus and that the number of infected people who need treatment in hospital is not increasing significantly. Likewise, the number of deaths as a result of COVID-19 has not seen any uptick. Authorities report that the excess mortality […]

Will High-Risk, Long-Haul Journey Salvage India’s Cash-Strapped Low-Cost Carriers?

“Aircraft are available cheaply these days if you wish to operate because there is excess of capacity in the market. So, a lot of fleets are lying idle. If an airline has a business model and they have demand, aircraft are available,” he said. SpiceJet’s first long haul flight from Bengaluru to Amsterdam was carried […]

The Latest: SKorea requires QR codes at ‘high-risk’ venues

There were 79 deaths registered on Tuesday, but 32 of them referred to preceding periods and not in the last day, the Italian civil protection agency said. Italy’s number of new cases has been dramatically lower in recently weeks compared to the first weeks of the outbreak, prompting the government to lift travel restrictions between […]

Patients at high risk for coronavirus should watch out for this common liver condition, doctor warns

While it’s unclear whether fatty liver disease itself raises the risk of more severe COVID-19 symptoms, or if the risk stems from the fact that these patients are usually older with other chronic medical conditions, Frias says these patients are currently at increased risk of having poorer outcomes.

Hanoi Mayor outlines high risk of virus spread over coming days

During a recent meeting of the Hanoi Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, Hanoi Health Department director Nguyen Khac Hien noted that the capital has managed to test more than 72,600 out of 95,442 people who have recently returned from Da Nang, with all of the tests coming back negative. In his remarks, Chairman […]

Fears for thousands of holidays on the continent as travel experts warn France ‘is highly likely’ to be added to the 14-day quarantine list following a dramatic rise in coronavirus infections

People entering from countries deemed high-risk — currently most of the world outside Europe, as well as Luxembourg and parts of northern Spain — are required to quarantine for 14 days unless they can present a negative test result no more than two days old.

Instant Pots disinfect N95 masks from the coronavirus in just 50 minutes – and experts say the device is more effective than ultraviolet light

After a vacuum bag, kitchen towels were fairly protective, but uncomfortable. Masks made of T-shirts were very tolerable, but only worked a third as well as surgical mask. The Cambridge University researchers concluded that homemade masks should only be used ‘as a last resort.’ 

East African US embassy bombing survivors and families urge Congress to approve settlement

“This is the first time in as long as I can remember that we have an opportunity to not only hold a country accountable for what they did at that time in history, but also help a country become part of the world economy, help a country set up path towards improving lives of their […]

Britain’s coronavirus R rate could now be as high as ONE: SAGE upgrades estimate amid fears of a second spike – but separate ONS figures show cases are ‘levelling off’ and have dropped 12% in a week

Britain records 871 more Covid-19 cases but rolling average goes DOWN for first time in a fortnight as health chiefs announce 98 more deaths — taking the official number of victims to 46,511  Britain today recorded another 871 Covid-19 cases as official data shows the number of people getting diagnosed with the life-threatening disease each […]