World Health Organization warns there ‘may never be a silver bullet’ for Covid-19 and says the disease kills around 0.6% of all infected patients

For example, Cambridge experts believe the virus kills 13 per cent of over-75s but the death rate is no higher than 0.024 for anyone under the age of 45 — the equivalent of killing one in 4,167 people. 

As World Blood Donor Day Approaches, COVID-19 Strains Supply

Since 2004, the United States has supported blood supply safety programming in more than a dozen sub-Saharan African countries as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. It has allocated $6.9 billion for the current fiscal year alone, though the White House has proposed reducing that to $4.4 billion in 2021.

Ronan Keating shares new photo of baby Coco and her multi-tasking mum Storm!

It’s the first glimpse fans have been given of little Coco in over a month. The little girl came into the world on 27 March, with her proud parents announcing her arrival with a sweet black-and-white snapshot. “A beautiful calm birth thanks to Claire Mellon and all the wonderful team at @theportlandhosp,” Storm said at […]

The ‘shecession’: why economic crisis is affecting women more than men

“I’m optimistic about the possibility of creating a more equitable economy and bringing some of the issues that many women and families had to deal with by themselves so it was seen as an individual issue, not a structural, institutional issue,” Mason said. “And what we’re realizing now is that what is happening now is […]

There may never be COVID-19 ‘silver bullet,’ WHO warns

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Germany brings travelers back home More and more countries are sealing their borders, and many flights are cancelled. With special flights Lufthansa and its subsidiary Eurowings want to bring up to 6,500 stranded holidaymakers from the Caribbean, the Canary Islands and on Mallorca back to Germany. In Morocco, the German […]

‘It’s not possible to continue a model that you can’t sustain’: Duende announces temporary closure

— Solano County health chief: It may be impossible to get off state watch list Bay Area had avoided spikes until shutdown fatigue, early reopening and prison outbreakDoes a plastic face shield protect you and others as well as a mask? You told us how your 2020 would look if COVID never happened’If anyone gets […]

Trump signs order against hiring H-1B visa holders for US federal contracts

Trump told reporters that his administration will not tolerate firing of hardworking Americans in the pursuit of cheap foreign labour. “As we speak, we’re finalising the H-1B regulation so that no American workers be replaced ever again. H-1B should be used for top highly paid talent to create American jobs, not as inexpensive labour programmes […]

Yazidi children abused by ‘IS’ urgently need help

Activist Tekkal is calling for a safe zone protected by the United Nations. “We need a special region where Yazidi life is protected and reconstruction can start,” she says Tekkal. She means the city of Shingal, which was completely destroyed, and the villages in the area, where water and electricity and other basic infrastructure need […]

Jeff Brazier DELIGHTED by youngest son Freddie’s hobby

Jeff’s eldest son Bobby, meanwhile, is enjoying a lucrative modelling career. He made his mark on the fashion world after walking for Dolce & Gabbana at Milan Fashion Week, and has been in demand ever since. The teen has admitted he isn’t sure if he wants to model full time, however, and so is also […]

Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

“Despite everything, 2020 has turned out to be another incredibly strong year for film,” Huntsinger said. “We were able to consider everything we’d hoped to. We love this program and the way it reflects this fascinating moment in domestic and international cinema, as well as life.”