Emotional moment woman, 44, who survived coronavirus after 10 days on a ventilator is cheered by medical staff as she leaves the hospital

Ventilators are typically reserved for only the sickest patients who may not be able to breathe on their own at all, as opposed to sleep apnea patients, whose breathing is abruptly interrupted periodically, but whose lungs are generally functional. 

Merkel: Coronavirus is Germany’s greatest challenge since World War II

Hands off! What can we touch during the coronavirus outbreak? Fruit and vegetables: suddenly dangerous? “Unlikely.” According to the BfR, transmitting SARS-CoV-2 via contaminated food is not likely to happen and, so far, there are no proven cases of infection this way. As the viruses are heat-sensitive, heating food during cooking can further reduce the […]

The Wealth Gap Preoccupies Wall Street

Credit Suisse is not alone. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in an October 17 speech in Boston titled “Perspectives on Inequality and Opportunity From the Survey of Consumer Finances,” jolted observers with a series of un-Fed-like comments on the gap between rich and poor. Noting that “the extent of and continuing increase in inequality in the […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour

That’s another Borgesian joke: a new list. Since just about every night had its own new set list, every night was its own tour, which in a way they might have been and that might have been Dylan’s point. Maybe Dylan is in search of the musical equivalent of the Library of Babel, in which […]

Coronavirus latest updates: 704 new cases reported since Sunday

NEW DELHI: With 704 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus positive cases has surged to 4,281, the Union health ministry said. The death toll now stands at 111. Of the 4,281 cases, 1445 are related to the Tablighi Jamaat, the Union ministry added. Here is a look at […]

Cuba: US embargo blocks coronavirus aid shipment from Asia

The blocking of the aid should be “an action inconceivable in a global crisis,” but “it doesn’t surprise us,” said Carlos Fernando de Cossio, Cuba’s head of U.S. affairs. “It’s the type of obstacle that Cuba confronts daily in order to take care of the country’s basic necessities.”

Pandemic impact: Mukesh Ambani’s net worth drops 28% to $48 billion in 2 months

MUMBAI: The net worth of India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani dropped 28 per cent or $300 million a day for two months to $48 billion as on March 31 due to the massive correction in stock markets, a report said on Monday. The chairman and managing director of the diversified Reliance Industries saw his wealth […]

Watch “The Good Fight” and Six Other Movies and Shows This Weekend

24: Legacy (Hulu, February 6)”The clock ticks again,” FOX says of the new series 24: Legacy, which it describes as “the next evolution of the Emmy Award–winning 24.” Each episode once again represents one hour in real time; the full season covers one day. This time around, Corey Hawkins stars as Eric Carter, a former […]

Revenge and redemption: How Bayern Munich recovered from 1999 Manchester United trauma

Football Money League: the richest football clubs on the planet Manchester City – 610.6 million euros Another club bankrolled by a Gulf state and which dreams of winning the Champions League, Manchester City have been owned by the Abu Dhabi United Group since 2008, changing the fortunes of a club which spent decades in their […]