Father of Europe’s youngest coronavirus victim says he is ‘devastated’ by his 14-year-old boy’s death in Portugal

‘At this moment of deep pain for his loved ones, I am also sending words of comfort to the footballing family in the Aveiro region who share with us the disappearance of such a precocious talent.’

Allen Garfield, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ and ‘Nashville’ Actor, Dead at 80 After Reported Coronavirus Diagnosis

0commentsIn the early days of his career, Garfield boxed as an amateur, worked as a sportswriter and studied with Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan at the Actors Studio in New York. He appeared often onstage before making his film debut in 1968’s Orgy Girls ’69, followed by appearances in 1971 in Woody Allen’s Bananas and […]

Coronavirus Roundup: Deadly Day For Bay Area; Santa Cruz Bans Surfing; Senior Center Outbreaks Grow

Oakland Educators Say Lack Of Access To Technology A Challenge To Virtual Learningacross six Bay Area counties announced Tuesday that students will not be going back to their classrooms for the rest of the academic year. All public schools in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco Counties are moving to […]

Coronavirus update: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey makes $US1b donation, Australia’s death toll hits 50 after Ruby Princess-related death, John Prine dies

The controversy started when Mr Modly fired the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt last week, saying Captain Brett E Crozier had shown “extremely poor judgment” in widely distributing by email a letter calling for urgent help with the COVID-19 outbreak aboard his ship.

UK Driver Pleads Guilty to 39 Counts of Manslaughter Over Vietnamese Truck Deaths

Maurice Robinson has pleaded GUILTY to 39 counts of manslaughter in relation to the bodies found in a container in Grays, Essex last October. Gheorghe Nica (joint British/Romanian national) has pleaded NOT GUILTY to the same offences – at a videolink hearing at Old Bailey this pm

Ninth and tenth Victorian coronavirus deaths recorded

More than one thousand second and third year nursing students may be asked to take on part time roles in the state’s hospitals supporting qualified registered nurses in the collecting and interpretation of healthcare data, as well as gaining social, economic and psychological information from patients.

Prince Dead at 57: Iconic Singer Dies at Paisley Park Home

Famously changing his stage name in 1993 to the “love symbol” after a copyright battle – a professional moniker he kept until 2000 – Prince was known for his over-the-top style and lavish showmanship. The star was a master of many musical instruments, often performing live on the guitar, piano, drums and various percussion instruments. […]

Column: What will a possible 240,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths mean to you? Trump’s projections in perspective

Those numbers represent, as Trump fatuously put it, “a lot of people.”But hearing the numbers is not really the same as understanding them. It’s hard to conceive of what so many deaths will actually mean for a nation of 330 million people if hundreds of thousands — or more — of us were to die. […]

A deadly mix of Covid-19 and superbugs may be the cause of high death rates in Italy – could this also happen in Việt Nam and can it be prevented?

In comparison to Italy the population of Việt Nam is larger, 100 million compared to 60 million. Việt Nam has a much younger average age, which might decrease the severity of an outbreak. However, most households have several generations which make it more difficult to protect the elderly, who are more venerable. In addition, the proportion of […]

UK surpasses Italy’s worst day for coronavirus deaths as 938 fatalities take toll past 7,000

The numbers from the Office of National Statistics show 501 virus victims died in hospital in the week up to March 27 – meaning 38 others were killed by the disease while at home.