Three major nursing home companies are DENIED tests for residents – despite spate of deaths from suspected outbreaks

She added: ‘They are in the prioritised list already, so the groups routinely tested – and have been ever since we have started responding to this incident – include potential outbreaks in care homes. That’s been going on from the start.’

Zoom’s latest security measure is to prevent this major problem

NEW DELHI: Video conferencing app Zoom has managed to gain immense popularity in a short period of time. The app is also getting a lot of attention due to the various security and privacy issues. One of the biggest security issues faced by the app is the increase in Zoombombing. For those unaware, Zoombombing happens […]

Chinese economy clobbered by coronavirus but set to recover soon: Reuters poll

“Nobody knows the damage China’s virus containment efforts will have on growth, and we probably never will for sure, given the opacity of the statistics. We reckon true GDP growth will fall below 2% in Q1, from 4.0% in Q4, which already was substantially lower than the official 6.0%,” said Freya Beamish, chief Asia economist […]

John Major attacks government over approach to Brexit

“Freedom of speech is absolute in our country,” he said. “It’s not arrogant or brazen or elitist, or remotely delusional to express concern about our future after Brexit. Nor, by doing so, is this group undermining the will of the people; they are the people. Shouting down their legitimate comment is against all our traditions […]

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Thu said: “An Giang Province will effectively apply investment support policies … to attract investment … and encourage enterprises to invest in rural infrastructure in build – operate – transfer form. This will help develop a convenient transport network connecting roads in hamlets and communes with national highways and provincial roads, creating favourable conditions for […]

British PM Johnson still in hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms

“What it does show is how difficult it is to predict how this infection will develop, and whilst most people will experience nothing more than an annoying cold, for others this can develop into a serious and sometimes life-threatening disease.”

UK PM Johnson will continue to lead government, housing minister Jenrick says

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to lead the government, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Monday after the British leader spent the night in hospital for tests because he was still suffering symptoms of the coronavirus.

Japan to roll out huge stimulus package next week as pandemic pain deepens

“The government’s planned economic stimulus package would help address immediate problems that could lead to declines in household and corporate income,” he said. “But it would not be enough to change the big picture for Japan’s economy.”

UK’s Johnson in hospital for tests, government says he’s still in charge

“What it does show is how difficult it is to predict how this infection will develop, and whilst most people will experience nothing more than an annoying cold, for others this can develop into a serious and sometimes life-threatening disease.”

US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open lower as record jobs growth halts

Tesla Inc jumped 13% after the electric-car maker said production and deliveries of its Model Y sport utility vehicle were ahead of schedule, as it delivered the highest number of vehicles in any first quarter to date. (Reporting by Uday Sampath and Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Additional reporting by Kate Duguid; Editing by Sagarika Jaisinghani […]