India gas leak: At least 13 dead after Visakhapatnam accident07 May, 2020
Doctors say patients have been complaining of a burning sensation in the eyes and difficulties breathing.
`If this thing boomerangs’: Second wave of infections feared07 May, 2020
As Europe and the U.S. loosen their lockdowns against the coronavirus, health experts are expressing growing dread over what they say is an all-but-certain second wave of deaths and infections that could force governments to clamp back down. “We’re risking a backslide that will be intolerable,” said Dr. Ian Lipkin of Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity.
Justice Ginsburg in hospital with infection, court says06 May, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone, but plans to take part in the court’s arguments by telephone Wednesday, the Supreme Court said.
Virus-afflicted 2020 looks like 1918 despite science’s march05 May, 2020
In 1918, no one had a vaccine, treatment or cure for the great flu pandemic as it ravaged the world and killed more than 50 million people. No one has any of that for the coronavirus, either.
Italy lets millions back to work, US restrictions easing up05 May, 2020
Italy started stirring Monday, with millions allowed back to work as Europe’s longest coronavirus lockdown started easing, while the U.S. took halting steps to lift some restrictions even as tens of thousands of new cases were reported every day.
Faced with 20,000 dead, care homes seek shield from lawsuits04 May, 2020
Faced with 20,000 coronavirus deaths and counting, the nation’s nursing homes are pushing back against a potential flood of lawsuits with a sweeping lobbying effort to get states to grant them emergency protection from claims of inadequate care.
Sun draws many out in US, Europe; Russia virus numbers grow03 May, 2020
Gorgeous spring weather across the United States and Europe on Saturday drew people cooped up inside for weeks outside to soak in the sun, even as additional coronavirus hot spots in Russia and Pakistan emerged.
Ex-Green Beret led failed attempt to oust Venezuela's Maduro02 May, 2020
Authorities in the U.S. and Colombia are asking questions about the role of his muscular American adviser, a former Green Beret.
NY nursing home reports 98 deaths linked to coronavirus02 May, 2020
A New York City nursing home on Friday reported the deaths of 98 residents believed to have had the coronavirus — a staggering death toll that shocked public officials.
Economic figures show grim toll in Europe and US from virus01 May, 2020
Bleak new figures Thursday underscored the worldwide economic pain inflicted by the coronavirus: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has climbed past a staggering 30 million, while Europe’s economies have gone into an epic slide.
European economy in record drop, central bank steps up aid30 Apr, 2020
The monetary authority for the 19 countries that use the euro currency on Thursday lowered the interest rate on the cheap, long term loans it provides to banks. It also offered a raft of new credit lines to banks at a quarter percentage point below its main interest benchmark, which is zero.
Rishi Kapoor dies at 6730 Apr, 2020
Kapoor breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai.
Police called after NYC funeral home puts bodies in trucks30 Apr, 2020
Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks, and a passerby complained about the smell, officials said.
Two sessions to open in late May in Beijing29 Apr, 2020
The third plenary session of the 13th National People's Congress, the country's top legislature, will kick off on May 22, while the third plenary session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the nation's top political advisory body, will start on May 21, the releases said.
Irrfan Khan dies in Mumbai hospital29 Apr, 2020
Irrfan, who was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, is survived by his wife Sutapa and his sons Babil and Ayaan.
Biden wins Ohio’s mail-in primary delayed by coronavirus29 Apr, 2020
Joe Biden won Ohio’s presidential primary Tuesday, clinching a contest that was less about the Democratic nomination and more about how states can conduct elections in the era of the coronavirus.
As virus cases rise, UAE adjusts to a new normal in pandemic28 Apr, 2020
Husam Zammar’s company builds such gates for government and commercial clients. He believes the new safety measures will find wide acceptance, just as metal detectors did after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Trump says virus testing ‘not a problem,’ but doubts persist28 Apr, 2020
The White House released new guidelines Monday aimed at answering criticism that America’s coronavirus testing has been too slow, and President Donald Trump tried to pivot toward a focus on “reopening” the nation.
South Korea maintains Kim Jong Un health rumors are untrue27 Apr, 2020
Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul told a closed-door forum in Seoul on Sunday that South Korea has “enough intelligence to confidently say that there are no unusual developments” in rival North Korea that would back up speculation about Kim Jong Un’s health, according to his ministry.