Citizen journalist arrested by Chinese authorities for reporting on the coronavirus

(Natural News) A citizen journalist who traveled to Wuhan to report on the coronavirus outbreak was recently arrested by Chinese police. Zhang Zhan has become the fourth known independent journalist to be silenced by authorities for attempting to document the effects of the pandemic. Chinese human rights blog Weiquanwang broke the news about Zhang’s arrest on...
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Donald Trump ’s handling of US crisisunder microscope; Israel reimposes restrictionsafter infections spike. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.01amBSTWe ’ve launched a brand new blog at the link below – head there for the latest news and a summary of key recent developments:Related:Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson accuses care homes over deaths as US cases near 3m11.44pmBSTHi,Helen Sullivan joining you now.As we take this journey together through turbulent pandemic waters, you can get in touch with me throughout the day on Twitter@helenrsullivan or via email: ...
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At the dawn of 2020, central China faced the outbreak of a highly transmittable, novel strain of the coronavirus, causing severe Illness that was subsequently named SARS-CoV-2 [1]. The coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is characterized by severe acute respiratory syndrome and has a high mortality rate especially among the elderly and people with serious underlying medical conditions irrespectively of age [2]. By the 11th of March and as more than 110 countries have reported numerous cases of COVID-19, WHO declared this outbreak as a pandemic [3].
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andra-Mioara Rajnoveanu The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is a highly contagious infectious disease declared by the World Health Organization to be a pandemic and a global public health emergency. During outbreaks, health care workers are submitted to an enormous emotional burden as they must balance the fundamental “duty to treat” with their parallel duties to family and loved ones. The aims of our study were to evaluate disease perceptions, levels of stress, emotional distress, and coping strategies among medical staff (COVID-19 versus non-COVID-19 departments) in a tertiary pulmonology tea...
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Several months have passed since the first cases of pneumonia caused by a new viral agent called severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) were reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan (1,2). The rapid increase in the number of contagions (3) and the relentless international spread of the virus has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the so-called 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 2020 (4). As a result, government entities in different countries adopted abrupt and drastic population isolation measures in order to prevent the increase in the number of contagions.
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Donald Trump ’s handling of US crisisunder microscope; Israel reimposes restrictionsafter infections spikeTrump official defends misleading claim 99% of cases are ‘harmless’World treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UNIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?9.35pmBSTIn the UK, care leaders, unions and MPs have rounded onBoris Johnson after he accused care homes of failing to follow proper procedures amid the pandemic, saying the prime minister appeared to be s...
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Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says reportCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the environmental cause, according to the authors of aUN report. As a result, a steady stream of diseases can be expected to jump from animals to humans in coming years, they say.The number of such“zoonotic” epidemics is rising, from Ebola to Sars to West Nile virus and Rift Valley fever, with the root cause being the destruction of nature by humans and the ...
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ABSTRACT Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), numerous restrictive measures have been adopted by governments of different countries. The return to elective dental care in Brazil is a reality even during the COVID-19 pandemic. During restorative dental procedures, the dental professional requires close contact with the patient, being exposed to contaminated saliva and fluids. In addition, transmission of COVID-19 by the generation of aerosol produced by dental handipieces may be possible. Thus, the dental staff must know ho...
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The government must fund local councils properly for the first time in more than a decade in order to keep communities safe and rebuild the country ​after the pandemic, says UNISON ​today (Monday). ​Unless ​ministers fix ​the current funding shortfall – estimated to be in the region of ​£10bn – there could be tens of thousands of job losses and catastrophic cuts to local services in England, according to the union. Many of the ​people providing essential services throughout the pandemic ​– including social care, wa...
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The coronavirus pandemic has led to the practice of social distancing, creating feelings of stress and isolation in many of us. Some groups have been hit particularly hard, including the elderly, parents juggling work and child care, and people who have lost their jobs. Against this backdrop, many people have turned to volunteering to help make a difference, even at a distance. New research suggests that volunteers aren’t just helping the communities they serve. People who volunteer actually experience a boost in their mental health—good news at a time when more than a third of Americans are experiencing sympto...
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