Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University`s Feinberg School of Medicine and the executive director of The Institute for Global Health.
Millions of Chinese workers are streaming back to factories, shops and offices but many still face anti-coronavirus controls that add to their financial losses and aggravation
Amazon Blocks Sale of N95 Masks to Public The company established a new section of its website where U.S.-accredited hospitals or state or federal agencies can apply for supplies. N95 masks, surgical masks, facial shields, surgical gowns, surgical gloves and large-volume sanitizers are among the restricted items. The decision comes as hospitals and government organizations have struggled to procure medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesperson for the tech giant added that the general public’s access to COVID-19 diagnostic kits will also be restricted. Amazon also noted that it will not make a profit from the orders.
The captain of a US aircraft carrier has lost his command after asking the Navy to let him evacuate crew members who tested positive for the coronavirus. Thomas Modly, acting secretary of the Navy, said Thursday that he gave the order to relieve Capt. Brett Crozier of his command, the...
Country legend Dolly Parton is stepping amid the coronavirus pandemic and donating her time and money. The music icon announced she will donate $1 million to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Parton said her friend Dr. Naji Abumrad at Vanderbilt University was working on a “bridge treatment to save lives.” Parton noted that the research hospital in Tennessee has seen “exciting advancements” in coronavirus research.
Jeff Sessions, who's trying to be elected in Alabama without President Trump's support, has been reminded of the depth of his former boss's non-endorsement. He received a stinging demand letter from the Trump campaign, Reuters reports, saying Sessions seems to be trying to make voters think that they're allies and...
Asian stock markets have tumbled after soaring U.S. job losses tempered enthusiasm over a possible deal to stabilize oil prices amid anxiety over the global slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic
5 Everyday Objects to Avoid Touching as Coronavirus Spreads Although coronavirus mainly spreads via respiratory droplets, it is possible to catch the virus by touching contaminated surfaces. You should be wary when interacting with these 5 highly-touched surfaces. 1. Cellphones 2. Keys 3. ATMs 4. Money 5. Door handles
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is launching a bipartisan committee to keep an eye on how the $2 trillion in the new stimulus bill is spent. "Where there's money there’s also frequently mischief," Pelosi said Thursday. "We want to make sure there are not exploiters out there." The special committee will...
Researchers in Massachusetts and Italy, are investigating a well-known medical treatment as a possible COVID-19 treatment. Clinical trials have begun in order to find out whether inhaled nitric oxide can save critically ill patients from COVID-19. According to Gizmodo, the treatment may even be used preventatively to keep health care workers infection-free. Nitric oxide, or NO, is a key part of our biology and not the same as nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.