Tag: covid-19

A used face mask sits in the side gutter approaching the Harbour Bridge on April 10, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. On March 11, a Florida Governor Ron Desantis Executive Order struck down all fines issued by local governments in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
DeSantis Executive Order Strikes Down COVID-19 Fines in Florida
Residents of Florida have seen all fines related to enforcement of pandemic measures struck down by a Republican Governor Ron Desantis Executive Order issued on March 11. “A categorical, statewide remission of fines related to...
Foreign Reporters in China Face Covid-19 Roadblocks
A report by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) has found that foreign journalists’ working conditions in China deteriorated in 2020. According to the paper titled ‘Track Trace Expel: Reporting on China Amid a...
The Chinese government’s decision to conduct COVID-19 anal swab tests on foreigners is enangering the international community.
Communist China’s Anal Swab Tests Anger World Governments
The Chinese government’s decision to conduct COVID-19 anal swab tests on foreigners is endangering the international community. Germany recently condemned the tests after German nationals complained about them.  “We have repeatedly raised that issue vis-à-vis...
The Governor of Texas, Greg Abbot, recently launched ‘Operation Lone Star’ in collaboration with the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Texas Launches Operation to Deal With Border Crisis, Mexican Gangs
The governor of Texas, Greg Abbot, recently launched ‘Operation Lone Star’ in collaboration with the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The operation will deploy the state’s National Guard Troops and personnel from other agencies to...
An exterior view of Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport on February 20, 2021 in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Air travellers arriving on February 22 or after must now stay three nights in Canada hotel quarantine and take a PCR test on arrival, at their own cost, to enter Canada
Canada’s Hotel Quarantine Scheme: Anything but Rest and Relaxation
On Feb. 12, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his Canada hotel quarantine measures to battle against the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus pandemic. Travelers entering Canada would be required to quarantine in a government-appointed hotel for three...
Michigan Governor Democrat Gretchen Whitmer is being accused of paying ‘hush money’ to the former health department director Robert Gordon.
Michigan Governor Allegedly Bribes Public Health Official to Stay Quiet About Nursing Home Scandal
Michigan Governor Democrat Gretchen Whitmer is accused of paying hush money to the former health department director Robert Gordon. One month after announcing his resignation on Jan. 22, Gordon allegedly signed an agreement with Whitmer’s...
WHO Won’t Release Interim Report on Wuhan Investigation
The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided not to release an interim report on its recent investigation into origins of the coronavirus in China, reports The Wall Street Journal. The decision is said to have...
In an address to the nation, President Joe Biden marked the grim milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in America.
Biden Commemorates 500,000 US COVID-19 Deaths
President Joe Biden marked the grim milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in America in an address to the nation. The president said that he always carries a card detailing the tally of people who have...
American diplomats in China were forced to undergo anal swabs for coronavirus testing.
China Forces US Diplomats to Take Anal COVID-19 Tests In Error
American diplomats in China were forced to undergo anal swabs for coronavirus testing. According to a spokesperson from the U.S. State Department, Beijing has informed them that the test was given in error and that...
“We have a lot of evidence that if you have an adequate amount of sleep, you definitely can help to prevent or fight any kind of infection,” said Monika Haack, a psychoneuroimmunologist at Harvard Medical School, to National Geographic
Poor Sleep Weakens Immunity Against Diseases Such as COVID-19
“We have a lot of evidence that if you have an adequate amount of sleep, you definitely can help to prevent or fight any kind of infection,” said Monika Haack, a psychoneuroimmunologist at Harvard Medical...
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients with heart damage have worse clinical outcomes, more severe disease, more intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, and a higher risk of all-cause mortality, according to two meta-analyses conducted by Chinese researchers.
COVID-19 Heart Injury Associated With Poorer Outcomes, Studies Show
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients with heart injury have worse clinical outcomes, more severe disease, more intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, and a higher risk of all-cause mortality, according to two meta-analyses conducted by Chinese...
A ranking of ‘government stringency’ has scored the UK 86 out of 100 points, placing it as one of the countries with the harshest coronavirus restrictions.
COVID-19 in the UK: Harsh Lockdowns But High Death Rates
A ranking of ‘government stringency’ has scored the UK 86 out of 100 points, placing it as one of the countries with the harshest coronavirus restrictions. The ranking, done by the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik...