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  • Jul 02 2020

    Biden takes dominant lead over Trump in 2020 presidential poll

    Joseph R. Biden Jr. has taken a commanding lead over President Trump in the 2020 race, building a wide advantage among women and nonwhite voters and making deep inroads with some traditionally Republican-leaning groups that have shifted away from Mr. Trump following his ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new national poll […]

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  • Jul 01 2020

    New swine flu strain with ‘pandemic potential’ discovered in China

    Chinese researchers have discovered a new type of swine flu that can infect humans and has the potential to cause a future pandemic, according to a study released on Monday, though scientists have cautioned that the virus does not pose an immediate global health threat.

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  • Jun 16 2020

    Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

    An inexpensive and commonly used steroid can save the lives of people seriously ill with COVID-19, a randomized, controlled clinical trial in the United Kingdom has found. The drug, called dexamethasone, is the first shown to reduce deaths from the coronavirus that has killed more than 430,000 people globally. In the trial, it cut deaths […]

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  • Jun 13 2020

    Risk of new lockdowns rises with fear of second COVID-19 wave

    Fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections shut six major food markets in Beijing on Friday, while India, which opened up this week, recorded a record daily increase and half a dozen in U.S. states said their hospital beds were filling up fast. “We must be ready to roll back relaxation of measures if […]

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  • Jun 02 2020

    George Floyd death:Trump mulls to invoke Insurrection Act

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to protests in cities across the country, according to four people familiar with the internal White House discussions. He said if cities and states failed to control the protests and “defend their […]

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  • May 13 2020

    Russia’s coronavirus cases crosses 240K; now world’s 2nd most-infected country

    Russia confirmed 10,028 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 242,271. Russia is now the second most-affected country in terms of infections and has the world’s second-fastest rate of new infections behind the United States.

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  • Apr 28 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un dead claims surge after his sister gets major promotion’

    KIM JONG-UN’s sister has been the centre of attention recently following reports her brother, the leader of North Korea is dead or severely unwell.

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  • Apr 28 2020

    U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top One Million as Some Lockdowns Ease

    California joined growing ranks of U.S. states and countries around the world preparing to ease coronavirus-containment measures, with many planning gradual rollbacks to help reduce the potential for new waves of infections. U.S. confirmed cases of the new coronavirus topped one million Tuesday, just over two weeks after they reached 500,000 and about three months […]

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  • Apr 11 2020

    Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 100,000

    The international death toll for coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, around 1,650,210 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the world as of Friday, while 100,376 have died after contracting the disease. Since the outbreak started in China towards the end of last year, more than 210 countries and territories have reported coronavirus infections within their borders.

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  • Apr 07 2020

    Coronavirus French death toll passes 10,000

    France officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections on Tuesday, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States.  The total death toll from Covid-19 rose to 10,328 from 8,911 on Monday, Jérôme Salomon, head of the public health authority, told a press conference, warning that “the epidemic is continuing its progression.”

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