Saturday, August 8, 2020
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended the anti-viral drug remdesivir be authorised for use to treat patients with COVID-19 in the European Union. "Remdesivir is the first COVID-19 drug to be recommended for authorisation in the EU," the agency...
When Tina Yates pulled her truck up to a mall in western Washington state on Thursday, workers waved her past hundreds of cars waiting to pick up free russet potatoes. “You get a VIP pass!” Yates, a bus driver in...
At the start of this crisis, Angela Merkel claimed that the European Union was facing its biggest challenge since its foundation. "Everyone has been hit equally by this and it must be in the interest of everyone, and of Germany,...
"From day one of the organization of the Adria Tour, we've been following the rules and the measures that have been regulated by government institutions and health public institutions," Novak Djokovic said last week  before the Croatia leg of Adria,...
U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Wednesday called the White House effort to discredit him “bizarre” and urged an end to the divisiveness over the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying “let’s stop this nonsense.” Fauci, who has...
The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Wednesday ordered travelers from nine other U.S. states to quarantine for 14 days on arrival as COVID-19 showed signs of surging in areas not hit as hard by the...
From apple packing houses in Washington state to farm workers in Florida and a California county known as “the world’s salad bowl,” outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. fruit and vegetable farms and packing plants. A rising...
The eurozone economy shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the previous one — the biggest drop on record, Eurostat announced on Friday. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the whole European Union is meanwhile...
Europe's concerns of a coronavirus resurgence have been heightened again amid a warning that Germany has already entered a second wave of the virus, while France braces for worse to possibly come. The head of Germany's doctors' union Susanne Johna...
EU leaders reached a landmark €1.82 trillion COVID-19 recovery package early Tuesday morning. It comes after days of sometimes bitter discussions over the seven year budget and recovery package which includes jointly borrowing a €750 billion recovery fund to be...

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