Black plague case confirmed in China

Black plague case confirmed in China

The country is on high alert after this confirmation.

According to the BBC, the case was detected in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia. He is a pastor who was admitted to a hospital in Bayannur, 860 kilometers from Beijing. The man is stable and remains in quarantine. For now, it is unknown how the victim will have become infected…

Rescue work in Myanmar continues

Rescue work in Myanmar continues

The landslide occurred last week at a jade mine in the north of the country. The accident has already killed 166 people.

This is already considered the worst disaster in the Myanmar jade industry, a poorly regulated sector and whose working conditions are dangerous, especially during the rainy season. So far, following the collapse that happened yesterday, 166 bodies have been found and 54 injured have been transported to hospitals in the region. Many of the fatal victims were minors who belonged to the Rakhine ethnic group…

Brazil exceeds 1.5 million cases of infection

Brazil exceeds 1.5 million cases of infection

The country still totals 63,174 deaths due to the new coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.

The data are part of the latest bulletin from the Ministry of Health, which indicated that in the last 24 hours, 1,290 deaths and 42,223 new ones were registered by the new coronavirus. The lethality rate of the disease in the country remains today at 4.1%, when a possible relationship of 3,968 fatalities with the covid-19 is still under investigation…

United Kingdom: over 40% of companies at liquidity risk

United Kingdom: over 40% of companies at liquidity risk

Situation is due to the covid-19 pandemic.

According to official statistics on the impact of the new coronavirus, more than 40% of British companies have less than six months of available funds and about 80% have resorted to the government’s lay-off regime. One million British companies are under this scheme, with a total of 8.4 million workers…

14 children rescued from pedophilia network in Australia

14 children rescued from pedophilia network in Australia

Police dismantled a pedophile network that distributed videos and photographs of child abuse. Nine people were arrested.

The Australian federal police dismantled a pedophile network that created and distributed photographs and videos of children in situations of sexual abuse. Nine men were arrested and about 40 charges were charged against them, some of which could be worth life sentences…

Brexit: EU accuses UK of backing off commitments

Brexit: EU accuses UK of backing off commitments

Negotiations on the future trade relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union continue despite the pandemic.

Negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union have made no “significant progress” this week, with the European Union demanding “respect” from the United Kingdom for the process…

More than 403 thousand dead and seven million infected worldwide

More than 403 thousand dead and seven million infected worldwide

The new coronavirus pandemic emerged in Wuhan in December

According to data collected by the AFP agency until Monday, at least 403,449 people have died and more than 7,030,330 have been infected in 196 countries and territories since the beginning of the epidemic in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan…

Police accused of George Floyd's death go to court today

Police accused of George Floyd’s death go to court today

Agent reportedly murdered a African American, asphyxiated with knee, in Minneapolis, USA.

Dereck Chauvin is accused of second-degree murder (intentional, but not premeditated), after initially only being charged with third-degree (involuntary) murder…

Armenian Prime Minister is infected

Armenian Prime Minister is infected

Nikol Pashinián’s wife and three children have also contracted Covid-19.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinián announced today that he has contracted the new coronavirus, despite having no symptoms, and that he will continue to work from his home. In a video published on Facebook, Pashinián, who turns 45 today, said that his wife and his three children are also infected…

Clashes during protests in Canada over the death of George Floyd

Clashes during protests in Canada over the death of George Floyd

Disobedience began after an order to disperse was given.

Thousands of people marched last Sunday in Montreal, Canada, to protest against racism and police violence in the United States, after the death of an African American…

Relieved emergency plans in several countries

Relieved emergency plans in several countries

Countries reopen economic, leisure and cultural activities

At a time when the pandemic seems to be beginning to break and with the summer approaching in the northern hemisphere, dozens of countries today reopen economic, leisure and cultural activities after the restrictions imposed because of Covid-19…

New coronavirus already circulating in China in October

New coronavirus already circulating in China in October

A study says that although it was officially announced in December, the virus had been circulating silently in Wuhan months before.

The new coronavirus was officially announced in December by Chinese health officials, after several cases linked to a live animal market in Wuhan, in the Chinese province of Hubei, have been identified…

South Korea detects more than 100 cases linked to fitness classes

South Korea detects more than 100 cases linked to fitness classes

Fitness classes in closed spaces can lead to the spread of covid-19.

A study in South Korea revealed that an intensive dance workshop led to the spread of the infection in 112 people.

The infections are not recent, as classes took place in February, and cases were identified on March 9. But the investigation now shows how the rapid spread of the virus can occur in closed spaces…

Virus may disappear before vaccine is discovered

Virus may disappear before vaccine is discovered

A former WHO member cited a study by several countries’ researchers.

Karol Sikora, medical director of the Rutherford Cancer Centers and former head of the World Health Organization’s oncology program, said on Twitter that “there is a real possibility that the virus will naturally disappear before a vaccine is developed.”

Wales investigates potential of nicotine patches against Covid-19

Wales investigates potential of nicotine patches against Covid-19

Doctors routinely distribute nicotine patches to patients with coronaviruses and smokers.

Everyone knows that smokers are more likely to experience Covid-19 more severely, so a group of doctors in Wales will investigate the potential of nicotine patches to fight coronavirus. According to The Guardian, at the Royal Glamorgan hospital, doctors routinely distribute nicotine patches to patients with coronavirus and smokers…

Dutch investigation identifies antibody capable of stopping Covid-19 infection

Dutch investigation identifies antibody capable of stopping Covid-19 infection

Whether this antibody can protect or reduce the severity of the disease in humans is now the challenge of this investigation

A group of researchers has identified a human monoclonal antibody capable of preventing the SARS-CoV-2 virus from infecting cells.
According to the magazine Natura Communications, this discovery could mean that a first step towards treatment against Covid-19 is being taken.

European Union defines tourism as a priority

European Union defines tourism as a priority

European Ministers responsible for tourism met on videoconference to discuss the future of this sector.

The meeting was requested by Croatia with all the ministers responsible for tourism to discuss the future of this sector. At the meeting, which took place by videoconference, it was decided that tourism will have to be one of the priorities in the European Union’s recovery plan…

Newborns Wear Face Shields in Brazil

Newborns Wear Face Shields in Brazil

This measure was imposed by a Brazilian maternity hospital to avoid any type of contamination.

The Regional Hospital of Asa Norte, in Brasília, decided to start putting face shields on newborns, children of mothers diagnosed with the new coronavirus or with suspicion of having been infected…

Pollution reduction is not enough to combat climate change

Pollution reduction is not enough to combat climate change

The new coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a 6 percent drop in pollution.

The new coronavirus pandemic has brutally affected the entire planet, but as far as the environment is concerned, the news are more positive. The decrease in economic activity has led to a reduction in emissions of polluting gases, which this year is expected to be at least 6 percent…

Trump says vaccine will be available by the end of the year

Trump says vaccine will be available by the end of the year

Several covid-19 vaccine projects are underway around the world.

“We plan to have a vaccine by the end of this year”, declared Donald Trump, during a special broadcast by Fox News television channel, broadcast from the Lincoln Memorial, a monument in Washington in honour of the 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln…