Ancient human migration into Europe revealed via genome analysis
Genetic sequencing dating back 45,000 years shows intermixing with Neanderthals more common than previously thoughtGenetic sequencing of human remains dating back 45,000 years has revealed a previously unknown migration into Europe and showed intermixing withNeanderthals in that period was more common than previously thought.The research is based on analysis of several ancient human remains – including a whole tooth and bone fragments – found in a cave in Bulgaria last year.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Anthropology Science Neanderthals Biology Evolution Europe Bulgaria World news Source Type: news

Virus pandemic overshadows Bulgarian parliamentary election
After months of nationwide anti-government protests over corruption, stalled reforms and a stagnating economy in the EU’s poorest member state, Bulgarians are gearing up for a parliamentary election overshadowed by the deadly pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NATO official is shocked at how sloppy Putin's spies are: 'America isn't sending a guy to your house to kill you with a hammer, but the...
Bulgaria has arrested "The Resident," and five others in an alleged spy ring targeting NATO defense officials. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bulgaria expels two Russian diplomats for suspected espionage
Foreign ministry says diplomats declared ‘persona non grata’ and given 72 hours to leave the EU and NATO member. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bulgaria exposes massive Russian spy ring
Six persons, including defense officials, have been detained in a major raid. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain says it stands with Bulgaria against 'malign' Russian activity
Britain said it stands with Bulgaria against "malign activity" by Russia in the country, adding that Moscow had been seeking to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bulgaria: Nationalists honor pro-Nazi general with flowers
Far-right nationalists have again gathered in Bulgaria’s capital to honor a late World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

25 leading researchers join EU-funded actions to teach students about trustworthy science
(Pensoft Publishers) One of the main objectives of H2020 project Path2Integrity is to raise awareness and promote a research integrity culture. As a step towards this goal, the project has developed a variety of materials specifically tailored to secondary school and university students, researchers and organisations. All of the developed materials are free in English, German, Spanish, Bulgarian, Danish, Polish and Catalan. Their digital and print versions can be accessed and downloaded from the project website. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, DHSC/PHE (updated 22nd January 2021)
Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. 22 January 2021Added Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu translations. 13 January 2021Added British Sign Language and audio versions. 11 January 2021Added large print version. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements: how to take them safely, DHSC (updated 12th January 2021)
Guidance for at-risk groups offered free vitamin D supplements by the government this winter. 12 January 2021 Updated page details. To opt-in you need to register your details on the NHS website by 21 February 2021. 30 December 2020 Added translated versions in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Tra ditional), French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 22 December 2020 Added that you should not opt in to receive the vitamin D supplement if you are already taking, or are prescribed, a medication that contains vitam in D by your GP or healthca...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mortality attributable to heat and cold among the elderly in Sofia, Bulgaria - Petkova EP, Dimitrova LK, Sera F, Gasparrini A.
This study provide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Some Orthodox Christians ignore COVID warnings on Epiphany
Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers in Bulgaria ignored warnings by health authorities to abstain from mass gatherings and instead kept to their centuries-old Epiphany traditions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Eurasian eagle owl diet reveals new records of threatened giant bush-crickets
(Pensoft Publishers) Bird diets provide a real treasure for research into the distribution and conservation of their prey, conclude scientists after studying the Eurasian Eagle Owl in southeastern Bulgaria. In their paper, published in the open-access, peer-reviewed journal Travaux du Mus é um National d'Histoire Naturelle " Grigore Antipa " , they report the frequent presence of the threatened Big-Bellied Glandular Bush-Cricket, and conclude that studies on the Eurasian Eagle Owl could be used to identify biodiversity-rich areas in need of protection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Hot Dog Trucks Deliver Covid-19 Vaccines In Bulgaria, What This Reveals
To be frank, this situation is an example of existing problems in vaccine supply chains around the world that need to be solved before the wurst happens. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Transportation /transportation pharma Source Type: news

Bulgaria receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccine
Officials in Canada’s most populous province have confirmed the first two known Canadian cases of of a more contagious variant of COVID-19 that was first identified in the United Kingdom (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Bulgaria receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccine
The first batch of vaccines against the coronavirus has arrived in Bulgaria (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The empire that was blinded. The revenge of Basil II, the murderer of Bulgarians - de Arag ón F, Gutiérrez-Ortiz C, Liaño G, Montejano R.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE/DHSC (updated 26th November 2020)
This guidance provides information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. Update in this version (26th November 2020) - added 2 December guidance. Update in version published 18th November 2020 - added updated translations in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE/DHSC
This guidance provides information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. Recent updates: 18th November 2020 - added updated translations in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 13th November 2020 - removed reference letters and included link to COVID-19: letters to clinical ly extremely vulnerable people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video consultations – translated resources now available
These are visual resources intended to support patients use video technology for their appointments, the guide is relevant to any technology and any clinical setting and is now available to download in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Italian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian and Urdu. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Global report: Spain declares Covid state of emergency as Italians urged to stay home
Madrid government imposes nationwide curfew after country hits 1m casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Spanish government has declared a six-month state of emergency and ordered a nationwide curfew, while Italians have been strongly advised to stay at home as both countries impose tough limits on people ’s movements in a effort to contain the second wave of the coronavirus.Spain’s prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, said his cabinet had approved a state of emergency on Sunday morning that is set to remain in force until 9 May 2021.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sam Jones in Madrid and Angela Giuffrida in Rome Tags: Coronavirus Spain Italy Bulgaria Netherlands Europe Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: expert warns NHS will struggle to cope; Bulgaria shuts nightclubs as cases surge
Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths?1.14pmBSTThousands of anti-lockdown protesters have begun a noisy march through central London.After gathering at Speakers ’ Corner in Hyde Park, crowds began to walk down Oxford Street in the direction of Oxford Circus.Several thousand anti#lockdown protesters now gathering in Hyde Park for the latest#NoNewNormal protest.pic.twitter.com/NLMN55FSWb“We don’t listen because ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh (now) with Matilda Boseley and Josh Taylor (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Bulgaria makes masks mandatory – as it happened
This blog is now closed. We ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Coronavirus news – live11.34pmBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: CDC finds 300,000 excess deaths in US; Spain nears 1m cases11.34pmBSTHere ’s a quick recap of the latest developments:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Lucy Campbell, Kevin Rawlinson, Archie Bland and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Ireland Wales Trump administration Donald Trump Belgium World Health Organization Source Type: news

Evaluation of the human health risk of wild edible mushrooms consumption from Batak Mountain, Bulgaria - Ivanova M, Dospatliev L, Grigorova D, Papazov P.
This study aimed to determine Pb, Cd, Ni, Cr, Mn, Co, Cu and Zn contents in 9 species wild edible mushrooms growing in the Batak Mountain, Bulgaria and thus to assess the health risk index arisen fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries, Nature Medicine
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many social, economic, environmental and healthcare determinants of health. We applied an ensemble of 16 Bayesian models to vital statistics data to estimate the all-cause mortality effect of the pandemic for 21 industrialized countries. From mid-February through May 2020, 206,000 (95% credible interval, 178,100 –231,000) more people died in these countries than would have had the pandemic not occurred. The number of excess deaths, excess deaths per 100,000 people and relative increase in deaths were similar between men and women in most countries. England ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Weakening Democracy Around the World, Report Finds
Governments around the world are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict freedoms, punish independent news operations and attack minorities, according to a global survey by Freedom House, the U.S.-based nonprofit known for its annual assessment of global democracy. The report, published Friday, found that 91 countries have imposed new controls on news media because of the pandemic, and at least 72 have restricted free speech or criticism of the government. The measures extend from countries rated as “Free,” such as India, to those judged “Partly Free,” like the Philippines, to the &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karl Vick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Ethnic and social factors in toddlers with extensive burns in the Bulgarian paediatric population: problems, dilemmas, solutions - Argirova M, Arnautska E.
The treatment of major burns in toddlers is a serious challenge, even for the best physicians. Children's delicate organism decompensates fast and even a small delay or slight mistake in therapy can lead to fatal consequences. The aim of this study is to c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE (updated 18th August 2020)
Recent updates: 18th August 2020 - added new guidance for young people who are clinically extremely vulnerable and have been shielding. 13th August 2020 - updated translations and added Bulgarian, Hindi and Nepali. Added new version of easy-read guidance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Ethnic and social factors in toddlers with extensive burns in the Bulgarian paediatric population: problems, dilemmas, solutions - Argirova M, Arnautska E.
The treatment of major burns in toddlers is a serious challenge, even for the best physicians. Children's delicate organism decompensates fast and even a small delay or slight mistake in therapy can lead to fatal consequences. The aim of this study is to c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE (updated 13th August 2020)
Update in this version (published 13th August) - updated translations and added Bulgarian, Hindi and Nepali; added new version of easy-read guidance. Update in version published 10th August - added paragraph clarifying the position for travelling to work in local lockdown areas. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences signs with Pensoft to move Silva Balcanica journal to ARPHA
(Pensoft Publishers) The scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft welcomes the open-access, peer-reviewed international journal in forest ecosystems and landscapes of Balkan Peninsula, Central and Southern Europe Silva Balcanica to its self-developed publishing platform ARPHA. Having become the latest addition to the lengthy portfolio of scholarly outlets dedicated to the field of ecology for Pensoft and ARPHA, Silva Balcanica is now offering a wide range of benefits and services to its readers, authors, reviewers and editors alike. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Validation of the Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy Scale in Bulgarian substance-dependent individuals - Psederska E, Yankov GP, Bozgunov K, Popov V, Vasilev G, Vassileva J.
The co-occurrence of psychopathy and substance use disorders (SUDs) is associated with higher relapse rates and increased risk of violent offending. Studies on the validity of psychopathy measures in community samples and substance-dependent individuals (S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tensions rise at virus hot spot apartments in southern Italy
The governor of a southern Italian region is insisting that residents who live in an apartment complex where many Bulgarian seasonal farm workers tested positive for COVID-19 stay inside for 15 days, not even emerging to buy food (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Children in Out-of-Home Care: Lessons from the Pandemic
. Credit: Hope And Homes for Children. By Larisa AbrickajaLONDON, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) As the world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in institutions like prisons or care homes has shown how quickly overcrowded facilities can become a breeding ground for an infectious disease. But what about other congregate facilities like residential institutions for children, such as orphanages? What risks do they face? And how should governments be responding during – and after – this pandemic? How has the pandemic affected orphanages? The Covid-19 pandemic has had one significant impact on so-ca...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Larisa Abrickaja Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Wind farms on the Black Sea coast could endanger bat populations in Eastern Europe
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) The Via Pontica, an important migration route for birds in Eastern Europe, runs along the Black Sea coast of Romania and Bulgaria. Bats also use this route. In this region, numerous wind farms have been installed in recent years because of good wind conditions. A Romanian research team with the Leibniz-IZW in Berlin demonstrated that this leads to high death rates of migrating bats and potentially large declines even in populations living in other countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Tomography studies of coins shed light on the history of Volga Bulgaria
(Kazan Federal University) Kazan Federal University, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), and Khalikov Institute of Archeology (Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia) are working together to study the physical properties of the coins found on the territory of former Volga Bulgaria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exploring the potential of magnetic hyperthermia to kill cancer cells
In this study, Bulgarian researchers investigated the potential of mixed ferrite nanoparticles with the structural formula Me1?xZnxFe2O4 (Me = Co, Ni, Cu, Mn) for cancer therapy. Their results were published in The European Physical Journal B. Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) can be delivered close to tumor cells and activated using alternating magnetic fields. This new type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bulgaria's National Cardiac Society pioneers ARPHA's top-to-bottom bilingual publishing
(Pensoft Publishers) This month, ARPHA Platform welcomed the fourth medical academic journal to its portfolio: Bulgarian Cardiology. The scholarly outlet is also the third published on behalf of a Bulgarian institution or a society: in this case, the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology, a member of the European Society of Cardiology. With its first 2020 issue, Bulgarian Cardiology pioneers the Bulgarian-English bilingual publishing solution from ARPHA, the open-access, scholarly platform, developed by the publisher and technology provider Pensoft. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bulgaria extends epidemic emergency until end of June
Bulgaria will extend an epidemic emergency until the end of June to fight the spread of the coronavirus after an increase in new registered cases, mainly in the south, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

When did modern humans first arrive in Europe? – podcast
New archaeological discoveries in the Bacho Kiro cave in Bulgaria have revealed that modern humans co-existed with Neanderthals for several thousand years.Nicola Davis speaks to Prof Jean-Jacques Hublin about the excavations, and what their findings tell us about when modern humans first arrived in EuropeContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Neanderthals Evolution Archaeology Anthropology Source Type: news

45,000-Year-Old Human Remains Found in Bulgarian Cave
A tooth and six bone fragments are the oldest confirmed Homo sapiens fossils in Europe. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Humans may have reached Europe earlier than thought
Bones from a Bulgarian cave suggest humans arrived in Europe thousands of years earlier than previously thought, and coexisting much longer with Neanderthals. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Source Type: news

Humans and Neanderthals 'co-existed in Europe for far longer than thought'
Cave objects suggest modern humans and Neanderthals shared continent for several thousand yearsModern humans were present in Europe at least 46,000 years ago, according to new research on objects found in Bulgaria, meaning they overlapped with Neanderthals for far longer than previously thought.Researchers say remains and tools found at a cave called Bacho Kiro reveal that modern humans and Neanderthals were present at the same time in Europe for several thousand years, giving them ample time for biological and cultural interaction.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Anthropology Neanderthals Evolution Archaeology Science Source Type: news

Easing lockdown measures, Bulgaria to allow movement outside local communities
Bulgaria plans to lift a ban on people travelling outside their local communities next week as it begins easing coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bulgaria extends state of emergency to halt spread of coronavirus
Bulgaria's parliament approved the extension of a state of emergency by a month on Friday to stop the spread of the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases rose to 485. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FemBeat: This Young Bulgarian Founder Manufactures CBD-Infused Tampons In London - And Investors Are Flocking To Her
With governments taxing sanitary products and pharmaceutical companies thriving on pain medication sales, it ’s up to visionary entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions for women. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: B érénice Magistretti, Contributor Source Type: news

Harassment of Journalists Jeopardises Keeping Public Safe amid Coronavirus Pandemic
In Iran, which has seen some of the highest COVID-19 infection and death rates in the world, a number of reporters are now facing jail after being detained earlier this month for challenging official statistics about the outbreak of the disease in the country. People in Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran, taking precautions to prevent infection by wearing masks in public. unsplash-logomojtaba mosayebzadehBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Mar 20 2020 (IPS) Growing intimidation and repression of journalists reporting on the coronavirus is threatening public health in some countries, press freedom monitors have warned. Repressive regimes despe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Press Freedom Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations China Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Coronavirus COVID-19 Iran Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Source Type: news

Coronavirus news: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe temporarily released from prison in Iran – live updates
UK measures to last at least ‘several months’; Iran temporarily releases thousands of prisoners; Australia tells citizens to fly home. Follow the latest updatesUK: £330bn of guaranteed loans to be made available for businessesHarry and Meghan take ‘appropriate measures’ after possible exposureEuro 2020 postponed for a yearCan you get the coronavirus twice?Share your experiences5.43pmGMTUK high street coffee chain Pret a Manger has become the latest to announce that from today (Tuesday) it is no longer accepting customers ’ own reusable coffee cups (typically made of plastic, glass or bam...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell (now), Ben Quinn, Damien Gayle and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news Europe Africa Middle East and North Africa US news Infectious diseases Science World news Australia news Medical research Source Type: news

Bulgarians applaud front-line medics from balconies to show support
Thousands of Bulgarians came out onto their balconies on Sunday night to applaud doctors and nurses at the front line of the coronavirus crisis in a sign of unity and support. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news