5 things to know for March 31: Coronavirus, health, economy, trans rights, Hungary

Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, while at a hockey game. In Belarus, life has gone on much the same and the president has been highly incredulous of international coronavirus measures. However, neighboring Russia recently stepped up its response and temporarily closed its borders, with checkpoints on the border with Belarus.

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, March 31

“There is no specific evidence to suggest that the wearing of masks by the mass population has any potential benefit. In fact, there’s some evidence to suggest the opposite in the misuse of wearing a mask properly or fitting it properly,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO health emergencies program, said at a […]

Want Relief from Eye Allergies? Here’s What You Need to Know

DON’T hang laundry outside, especially bed linens, as they may collect pollen. Make sure to frequently wash bedding or linens in hot water, especially those that come in contact with your face and eyes — such as pillowcases and washcloths. Invest in good anti-allergy pillow covers and a mattress cover, and take a shower to […]

This is EXACTLY what you should know before making your own hand sanitiser – and why you should never use vodka as a key ingredient

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Two Australians who died from coronavirus didn’t even know they had contracted the killer virus – as their tragic connection is revealed

It comes as the first arrivals – 288 passengers from the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship – continue to reside inside the Swissotel in Sydney’s CBD, after being quietly ferried in the hotel’s back door at 4am on Thursday.

Tomorrow is Census Day. Here’s what you need to know about the 2020 count

About three of every four households will receive an invitation to complete the census online or on the phone. The invitation will be in English and Spanish “in areas where 20% or more of households need Spanish assistance,” the Census Bureau says.

5 things to know for April 1: Coronavirus, census, prisons, election, Venezuela

The coronavirus crisis is having a particularly dangerous impact on prison systems. The US federal prison system announced it will move to a heightened state of lockdown as it fights the spread of the disease behind bars. This means inmates will largely be confined to their cells for a two-week period. Prisoners in Washington DC and Texas are suing […]

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, April 1

A: The WHO says you only need to wear one if you’re sick or caring for a sick person, but US health officials are considering whether to recommend asking everyone to wear them — a sign Asia may have been right all along. And there’s an ongoing debate about which mask is best (not to […]

Nunes again questions need for social distancing as experts warn coronavirus worst is yet to come

He continued, “I just don’t know of any economy that’s ever survived or you unplug the entire economy and expect things to go back and be normal. So the more tests that are out there, the more people getting testing, let’s learn about the treatments. Let’s get good data as to who is being impacted […]

Devin Nunes needs to stop talking about the coronavirus. Like, immediately.

The problem here — OK, one of the problems here — is that Nunes isn’t some random dude shouting these things on his porch. He is the ranking minority member on the House Intelligence Committee, and he is broadcasting these, uh, views, on Fox’s umbrella of news networks, which are the default information source for […]