China reports no new coronavirus deaths as cases decline
Mainland China reported no coronavirus deaths for the first time since the pandemic began, and a drop in new cases, a day before the central city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late in December, is set to lift its lockdown.
The image shows the countries from which remittance flows to Bangladesh, a service that is severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. By Star Online ReportMay 25 2020 (IPS-Partners) The UK and Switzerland are calling for greater global collaboration to ensure access to digital remittance services to support people during the coronavirus outbreak. Such remittance accounts for more than five percent of the GDP in at least sixty developing countries. The World Bank predicts remittances to low- and middle-income countries will fall by 20 percent or $110 billion in 2020. In a joint press statement, the two European countri...
In this study, technologies of different types of hospital wastes and wastewater disinfection have been summarized. Liquid chlorine, sodium hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, ozone, and ultraviolet irradiation disinfection are commonly used for hospital wastewater disinfection. While incineration, chemical disinfection, and physical disinfection are commonly used for hospital wastes disinfection. In addition, considering the characteristics of various hospital wastes, the classification and selection of corresponding disinfection technologies are discussed. On this basis, this study provides scientific suggestions for managem...
If teaching remotely during this pandemic wasn ’t difficult enough, kindergarten teacher Bonnie Prenkert in Michigan is continuing her job despite being infected with the coronavirus. Dean Reynolds has her story.
Two billion Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid, the most important religious holiday in the Islamic year. But for many this year, it will be a subdued affair due to the pandemic. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Memorial Day weekend usually means the start of the season of summer blockbusters, but the coronavirus pandemic has dimmed the bright lights of Hollywood this year. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Will Rogers, director of a senior softball tournament scheduled to take place in early June in Columbia, Mo., will be hosting an event that seems inherently dangerous. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’d be hard-pressed to find a public health expert who thinks a gathering of 60 teams from various states, with players ranging in age from 40 to 70-plus, is a good idea. The data could not be clearer: older Americans are most at risk of suffering fatal consequences of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. However, Rogers, who will also suit up to play with the 65-and-over Kansas City Kids at the Missour...
The recent pandemic has confined people all over the world to the indoors to try to keep the virus from spreading. Older adults have been the most commonly affected age group with the virus, but more recently, a strange presentation of COVID-19 has been seen in children. New York City first reported 15 similar cases […]Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
You shouldn ’t gather in groups this weekend, but we know you probably will. So here’s some guidance from the biology professor whose advice for lowering coronavirus risk has reached millions.
The capital city has seen 9,200 excess deaths since March, which is 92 per cent higher than the five year average. 'Excess deaths' are 58 per cent higher in the West Midlands.