Monday, August 3, 2020
Government experts believe more than 20 million Americans could have contracted the coronavirus, 10 times more than official counts, indicating many people without symptoms have or have had the disease, senior administration officials said. The estimate, from the Centers for...
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...
"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,...
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...
A low-cost synthetic steroid has been found to reduce COVID-19 deaths by up to a third in what is being described as a "groundbreaking development" in the fight against the virus. The British government announced on Tuesday that dexamethasone is...
French President Emmanuel Macron hailed a "first victory" against the coronavirus crisis while also promising to draw lessons from the impact of the outbreak on France economy and health system. In a live 20-minute televised address from the Elysee Palace,...
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...
Pope Francis on Saturday urged politicians to divert funds spent on weapons to research to prevent another pandemic, as he led the largest gathering in the Vatican in nearly three months. Francis presided at an outdoor prayer service with about...
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,...
Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said. The world is still in the middle of the first...

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