The US was wholly unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic.
Over a 24-hour period, a third of world population is now under orders to stay home. From Paris to Santa Monica, Dhaka to Panama, life has shuddered to a halt.
News of the COVID-19 pandemic response dominates nearly every media platform, including some social media and internet sites where misinformation and myths are circulating.
A four-member team of medical specialists-researchers in Mayo Clinic (US) has raised the need for awareness regarding the use of two oral anti-malarial drugs for the treatment and cure of the Coronavirus19 (COVID19).
Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron have each now described the fight against coronavirus as a “war”. Trump describes himself as a “wartime president”. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the public to support health workers, who he refers to as the “troops”.
In the choice between health and wealth, the former always gets priority. Rightly so. However, when a pandemic threatens the livelihood of some 1.25 billion workers worldwide and creates the worst global crisis since World War II, it creates a huge cause for worry.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced to set aside $1 billion or just under a third of his total wealth to fight the pandemic.
Global trade growth is expected to plummet by up to a third in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Trade Organization said Wednesday, warning that the numbers would be “ugly”.
As governments and hundreds and thousands of people battle the coronavirus pandemic, cleaner air, empty streets and less human interference seems to have broken nature’s shackles!