SUITS ACCUSE RETAIL CHAINS OF FLOODING OHIO WITH PAINKILLERS

New lawsuits filed by two Ohio counties against five retail chains claim they flooded communities with painkillers through their pharmacies...

CYPRUS CURTAILS USE OF CHLOROQUINE OVER SIDE-EFFECT CONCERNS

Cyprus is advising doctors to curtail the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine on some coronavirus patients amid renewed concerns...

 
 
 

SEN. KAINE TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONOAVIRUS ANTIBODY TEST

Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says he and his wife have tested positive for coronavirus antibody tests

VIRGINIA LAGS IN IMPLEMENTING EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Tens of thousands of Virginians who are eligible for an expanded unemployment benefit Congress enacted in response to the coronavirus...

 
 
 

MOSCOW UPDATES CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS TO SHOW MORE DEATHS

Health officials in Moscow have updated their figures for coronavirus deaths last month, seeking to dispel doubts about Russia's comparatively...

MAYOR SAYS NYC BUSINESSES CAN'T 'JUMP THE GUN' ON REOPENING

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City businesses that try to reopen before coronavirus restrictions are lifted will face fines starting...

 
 
 

COURT ORDERS DEFIANT MICHIGAN BARBER TO CLOSE HIS SHOP

The Michigan appeals court has ordered a barber who has been defying the state's coronavirus restrictions to close his shop

DOCTORS SUE TO BLOCK FDA ABORTION PILL RULE DURING PANDEMIC

A group of physicians has asked a federal court to suspend a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule that requires patients to visit...

 
 
 

AMID VIRUS LOCKDOWN, RADIO LESSONS RETURN IN LATIN AMERICA

Broadcasting was once widely used in Latin America to teach basic math and literacy skills to rural children and adults

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK

India saw another record daily jump in coronavirus cases

 
 
 

CVS HEALTH TESTS SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE PRESCRIPTION DELIVERY

CVS Health will try delivering prescriptions with self-driving vehicles in a test that begins next month

AP PHOTOS: ROMANIAN PORT CITY MARKS EASTER LATE DUE TO VIRUS

In a Romanian city on the shores of the Black Sea, Orthodox Easter was celebrated more than a month later than planned

 
 
 

CROATIAN CHARITY OFFERS HELP AS LIVES TURN DURING OUTBREAK

If it hadn't been for Igor Loparic and his charity, many in the northern Croatian Istria region wouldn't be able to cope with the crisis...

VIRUS DEATHS SURPASS 100,000 IN US WHILE CASES RISE IN INDIA

As the death toll from the coronavirus rose above 100,000 in the United States, there were also record numbers getting sick in India...

 
 
 

'DIDN'T GIVE A DAMN': INSIDE A RAVAGED SPANISH NURSING HOME

Spain's more than 19,000 nursing home deaths put it ahead of any other country in Europe

LIVES LOST: VETERAN GUARDED NAZIS DURING WAR CRIMES TRIAL

Emilio DiPalma, who fought on the front lines during World War II and served as a courtroom guard during the trial of top Nazi war...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: INDIA SEES RECORD JUMP OF COVID-19 CASES

India sees no respite from the coronavirus caseload seeing another record single day jump of over 6,500 cases at a time when the two-month-old...

INDIGENOUS LEADER CALLS FOR HELP IN BRAZIL'S BIGGEST RESERVE

As the coronavirus spreads into Brazil's indigenous lands, killing at least 40 people so far by the government's count, the first two...

 
 
 

UN: VIRUS COULD PUSH 14 MILLION INTO HUNGER IN LATIN AMERICA

The U.N. World Food Program is warning that upward of at least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America as the coronavirus...

OFFICIAL SAYS DEFIANT MICHIGAN BARBERSHOP IS HEALTH THREAT

Michigan's chief medical officer has testified against a barber who has refused to keep his shop closed in compliance with the state's...

 
 
 



Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus. This makes the Latin American country's coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has had virus

The Department of Health has announced the deaths of 377 more coronavirus patients while a blood-testing survey suggests some 4.5million people have had the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice. Read more ...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly over' states

The Twitter official responsible for the platform's fact-checking policy has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are “Nazis,” among other false and inflammatory... Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...