Nurse feels bad, continues to work and shortly after he dies of covid-19

Nurse feels bad, continues to work and shortly after he dies of covid-19

British young man died hours after showing the first symptoms.

A 23-year-old male nurse died of covid-19, just hours after having the first symptoms.
John Alagos was taking a 12-hour shift at Watford General Hospital when he started feeling bad. He asked to go home but, due to the lack of nurses, he had to finish his shift…

Coronavirus has killed 68,125 people and infected more than 1.2 million

Coronavirus has killed 68,125 people and infected more than 1.2 million

Countries with the most deaths in the last 24 hours are the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The new coronavirus pandemic has killed around 68,125 people worldwide and has infected more than 1.2 million since December, according to an AFP agency report, at 8PM yesterday, through official sources in the various countries.
According to data collected by the French news agency, more than 1,244,740 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed in 191 countries and territories since the epidemic began last December in China…

Boris Johnson hospitalized for further exams

Boris Johnson hospitalized for further exams

British Prime Minister continues to show persistent symptoms of covid-19.

English Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive for the new coronavirus ten days ago, was hospitalized yesterday for further tests.
“On the advice of his doctor, the prime minister was admitted to the hospital for tests”, the Downing Street spokesman said in a statement, adding that it was a “precautionary measure”.
Boris Johnson, 55, said he had tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 27 and has since remained isolated at his official London residence…

Koalas rescued from Australian fires return to natural habitat

Koalas rescued from Australian fires return to natural habitat

Animals are returning to the forests after the unprecedented fires have devastated more than a million hectares in the country

Four adult koalas and one younger koala were released in Kanangra-Boyd National Park, in New South Wales. They are the first of 12 koalas rescued from the Blue Mountains to return “home”, after being housed in January by the Taronga Zoo in Sydney.

Mother and daughter infected with coronavirus after attending funeral

Mother and daughter infected with coronavirus after attending funeral

Susan Nelson, 65, ended up dying.

The woman, born in Halesowen, in the United Kingdom, is one of the fatal victims of Covid-19 in the country. On March 13th, the woman attended an aunt’s funeral, where she contracted the disease. Susan, who had no record of other pathologies, was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and died last Tuesday.

Coronavirus is not transmitted by air

Coronavirus is not transmitted by air

This is the latest information from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Contrary to some studies that point to the transmission of the virus by air, the organization warns that the investigation does not reflect real cough conditions and that the studies that point to this type of transmission were made in the laboratory.

China announces first clinical vaccine trial

China announces first clinical vaccine trial

One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday.

China has started the first clinical trial to test a vaccine against the new coronavirus, at a time when several countries are in a race to find effective treatment against the pathogen.
One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday, according to the official newspaper, Global Times.

Coronavirus has caused more than 10 300 deaths worldwide

Coronavirus has caused more than 10 300 deaths worldwide

More than 324 290 cases of infection were detected in 171 countries and territories

The new coronavirus has already caused at least 14,396 deaths worldwide, after ir was first identified in December, according to the latest report by the France-Press agency.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 324,290 cases of infection have been detected in 171 countries and territories.

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

Hollywood producer was found guilty of sexual violence crimes.

Harvey Weinstein was recently sentenced to 23 years in prison. The former producer, and a big name of Holywood industry, was found guilty of the crimes of rape.
At stake are the cases of two women. Weinstein was convicted of raping one of them and forcing oral sex on the other.

Coachella postponed due to coronavirus

Coachella postponed due to coronavirus

The North American festival is one of the largest in the world.

The promoter of the event announced the postponement of Coachella because of the worldwide impact of the new coronavirus.
This year’s edition of the festival would take place on April 10-12 and April 17-19 in Indio, California, USA.
It has now been postponed to the weekends from 9th to the 11th and from 16th to 18th of October.

Young man charges money to colleagues in exchange for disinfectant

Young man charges money to colleagues in exchange for disinfectant

A boy made his schoolmates believe that the gesture was important to protect themselves from the new coronavirus.

The student took advantage of the Covid-19 global pandemic to earn money, so he was suspended from the Dixons Unity Academy, a school he attends in Leeds, UK.
The young man charged his colleagues money in exchange for some hand sanitizing gel.
He made friends believe that this was essential to protect themselves from the new coronavirus.

Couple dies two hours apart due to Covid-19

Couple dies two hours apart due to Covid-19

Severa Belotti and Luigi Carrara had been together for 60 years.

Severa Belotti and Luigi Carrara, aged 82 and 86 respectively, died in the hospital in Bergamo, Italy, after being in isolation for eight days in the house where they lived in Albino.
The elderly were alone, without any medical assistance and with 39º of fever, since there was no doctor available to help them.

US limits number of Chinese correspondent journalists

US limits number of Chinese correspondent journalists

The measure applies to Beijing-controlled media and was the Trump Administration’s response to the expulsion of three Wall Street Journal journalists from China.

The Trump Administration has announced that it will limit the number of Chinese journalists linked to the Chinese Communist Party-controlled media who are correspondents in the United States.

Xenophobia against Orientals grows in Brazil

Xenophobia against Orientals grows in Brazil

Xenophobia and racism against the Asian community exploded and became another worrying effect of the arrival of the new coronavirus in the South American country.

Chinese and Japanese, especially, are subject to attacks in the country, mainly in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, where a large number of Orientals and descendants of Asians live.

Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

Project analyzed more than 2600 genomes of 38 tumor types “dispersed in several projects”.

A study on the causes of cancer, with the collaboration of a researcher from the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO-InBIO), shows that the scientific community is “closer to cataloging the biological pathways involved” in the disease…

Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Half of the patients do not increase physical activity and continue to smoke.

An European study involving six countries, concluded that a significant percentage of patients do not change their behavior after suffering a myocardial infarction and / or stroke.

The researchers concluded that “many of the patients with cardiovascular problems followed in primary care are failing to make major changes in lifestyles and to control major risk factors”.

You have to pay more than three thousand euros for being tested for coronavirus

You have to pay more than three thousand euros for being tested for coronavirus

Osmel, a native of Miami, had come from China and, due to the flu symptoms, decided to go to the hospital to do the screening.

The man returned from a work trip in January and started to have some symptoms that could indicate he had been infected with coronavirus.

According to the Miami Herald, the man went to a Florida hospital to undergo screening tests. The tests revealed that Osmel Azcue only had a regular flu. Later, the man received a medical bill of about 3,200 euros.

Man Sets Surfboard World Record

Man Sets Surfboard World Record

A 62-year-old ex-marine lasted around eight hours.

George Hood broke the world record after spending eight hours in the plank position. The ex-Marine of the US Navy guarantees to be in the best shape of his life, at 62 years.

Guinness confirmed the record for eight hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds.

Hood revealed to CNN that he trained on average seven hours a day for the past 18 months: “It’s four, five hours a day in a plank position.

At least 30 hostages stuck in a mall at Manila

At least 30 hostages stuck in a mall at Manila

An armed attacker holds about 30 people hostage inside a shopping center in the Philippines capital, where gunfire was heard.

At least one person was injured and was transferred to a hospital. “The initial information we have (…) is that he has firearms and grenades. There is already a person who was shot and taken to the hospital” the district mayor, Francis Zamora, told AFP.

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

Death toll in mainland China rose to 42, bringing the total to 2,912, with the country registering 202 new cases of infection, setting the total at 80,026.

According to data updated by the National Health Commission of China, all 42 deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic.

Hubei, where several cities have been quarantined, with entrances and exits blocked, to a measure that affects almost 60 million people, has a total of more than 67,100 cases and 2,803 deaths.

Temperature in Antarctica exceeds 20 degrees

Temperature in Antarctica exceeds 20 degrees

The temperature in Antarctica broke all records and exceeded 20 degrees last Sunday.

According to scientists, the 20.75 degrees recorded on the island of Seymour is an “incredible and abnormal” phenomenon.
This information comes practically a week after knowing that, on February 6, Argentine Antarctica experienced the warmest day since there are meteorological records in the region, with the thermometers reaching 18.3 degrees.

Number of obese children have increased 11 times in four decades

Number of obese children have increased 11 times in four decades

More than 124 million children and adolescents worldwide were obese in 2016, which is 11 times more than 40 years ago.

According to a report by the United Nations and The Lancet magazine, the number of obese children and adolescents increased from 11 million worldwide in 1975 to 124 million in 2016. Children’s exposure to advertisements and commercials about junk food and sugary drinks is associated with inappropriate food choices and being overweight or obese.

Inmate kills pedophile and child trafficker in prison

Inmate kills pedophile and child trafficker in prison

“I have very little to lose. These people are the worst nightmare in the country.”

Jonathan Watson sent a letter to a California newspaper confessing to the murder of a pedophile and child trafficker in prison.
Watson, 41, was serving a life sentence because of a 2009 homicide.

he other two inmates were also serving a life sentence for rape to a 14-year-old minor.

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

Dementia affects around 6.6 million women in Europe, more than twice as many as men.

“Women continue to be disproportionately affected by dementia: 6,650,228 women to 3,130,449 men, in Europe”, says the report released by Alzheimer Europe during a European Parliament lunch-debate organized by Christophe Hansen, MEP from Luxembourg.

The new Alzheimer Europe report mirrors the results of the collaborative analysis of recent prevalence studies, revealing updated rates of dementia prevalence in Europe.

Groom assaulted after another wife shows up at wedding

Groom assaulted after another wife shows up at wedding

The bride’s relatives assaulted the Pakistani man.

Asif Rafiq Siidiqi was surprised by his first wife, who appeared at the ceremony and revealed that the groom was an imposter because he was already married and had a daughter.

The bride’s guests and family were shocked and began to chase, push and violently assault him during the ceremony.

Post-Brexit migrants will have to speak English and have qualifications

Post-Brexit migrants will have to speak English and have qualifications

UK provided details on the new immigration rules.

The UK provided details on the new rules for post-Brexit immigration, which will hinder access for EU citizens and impose requirements, such as speaking English, qualifications and a minimum wage of £ 25,600 (€ 30,800). “We are going to put in place a system that works in the interest of the whole UK and prioritizes the skills that a person has to offer, not where they come from. For too long, distorted by the right of European free movement, the immigration system has not responded to the needs of the British people”, says the government.

Half a million displaced war victims in northwest

Half a million displaced war victims in northwest

Most of the people affected by the military operation underway in Idleb are Syrians who had already fled other parts of the country affected by the war.

About half a million people are internally displaced due to clashes that have been going on for two months in northwest Syria, the United Nations announced. “Since December 1, 520,000 people have been displaced (…) with the majority (80%) being women and children”, David Swanson, spokesman for the United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Office, told France Presse.

Young man who pushed child in London admitted he wanted to kill someone

Young man who pushed child in London admitted he wanted to kill someone

“In the latest months, I had it in my head that I had to kill someone”, reveals the young man, in a recording released by the British media.

The young British was detained after pushing a French child from a balcony at London’s Tate Modern museum in August 2019. A few months before the incident he was already planning to kill someone, the media reports.

In December, during his trial at the Old Bailey criminal court in the UK’s capital, Jonty Bravery, 17 at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to pushing the six-year-old from the museum’s 10th floor.

UK anticipates ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles to 2035

UK anticipates ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles to 2035

Measure anticipates the previously established term by five years.

The UK plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles until 2035, in an attempt to accelerate the reduction of carbon emissions and combat climate change, announced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The measure anticipates the deadline previously set, up to 2040, by five years, including automobiles and vans and, for the first time, hybrid vehicles that combine fuels that generate emissions with clean technologies.

Trump promises another 800 kilometers of wall built next year

Trump promises another 800 kilometers of wall built next year

More than 165 kilometers of wall have been completed.

The President of the United States assured, in his third annual State of the Nation speech, that by the beginning of next year the wall on the border with Mexico will have more than 800 kilometers built.

More than 165 kilometers of wall have been completed and “there will be more” 805 kilometers built “at the beginning of next year”, declared Donald Trump on the project to combat the entry of illegal immigrants across the southern border of the United States.

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Lung cancer proves to be the most fatal among men and breast cancer among women.

Data released by Eurostat show that, in 2016, almost 1.2 million people died of cancer in all 28 Member States, representing 26% of all deaths recorded in the Union. In that year, an average of 257 people per 100,000 inhabitants in the Union died of cancer.

Russia prepares law to deport foreigners with dangerous infections

Russia prepares law to deport foreigners with dangerous infections

The bill may allow the deportation of foreigners and stateless people with dangerous infections, including the new coronavirus.

The Russian bill specifies a list of 16 diseases approved by the office of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, which includes plague, cholera, tuberculosis, anthrax, HIV carriers and coronavirus, according to the Izvestia newspaper.
As early as Monday, the head of the government had advanced the possibility of Russia deporting foreigners infected with the new coronavirus, although he did not reveal more details.

Dentist who extracted teeth on hoverboard accused of 46 crimes

Dentist who extracted teeth on hoverboard accused of 46 crimes

Seth Lookhart was charged with 46 crimes of illegal health care and fraud in the state of Alaska, in the United States.

The dentist’s trial lasted five weeks and the Anchorage High Court found the evidence presented to be “overwhelming.” Charged with 46 crimes, in one case the dentist extracted teeth from a patient on a hoverboard.

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.

Child raises money to save animals in Australia

Child raises money to save animals in Australia

Boy managed to raise more than 170 thousand euros.

Owen Colley is only six years old and has already managed to raise more than 170,000 euros to help animals that are victims of the fires in Australia. The boy, a Massachusetts resident, decided to sell small koalas made of clay.

When Owen discovered that the fire was killing the animals, he drew a kangaroo, a koala and a dingo in the rain, and told his mother that his greatest wish was for the fires in Australia to end.

Three killed in plane crash in Australia

Three killed in plane crash in Australia

Airplane C-130 was involved in firefighting in the Australian state of New South Wales.

“We still don’t know what caused the fall. We simply lost contact with the device”, explained Shane Fitzsimmons, head of the Rural Fire Service (RFS) in New South Wales.

Fitzsimmons said the three dead were US citizens who were part of the state’s fire-fighting component. “The firefighters’ fraternity is like a family, a small family, and the crew were well known, not just here in Australia”, he said.

Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan

Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan

Aircraft crashed in Taliban-controlled territory.

A passenger plane from Ariana Afghan Airlines crashed today in Deh Yak, district of Ghazni province, Afghanistan. “At about 1:10 (08:40 GMT) a plane crashed in Deh Yak, a district in Ghazni province.

The plane is on fire and the local population is trying to put out the fire, ”a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni told AFP.

Queen approves Brexit law

Queen approves Brexit law

Legislation passed in the British Parliament, which defines the terms of application of Brexit and the UK Withdrawal Agreement, is already law, after having received the royal seal.

After completing the parliamentary process, the document lacked only the seal of Queen Elizabeth II to be promulgated.

January 31st is the stipulated date for leaving…

New virus has killed 17 in China

New virus has killed 17 in China

The number of fatalities from a new type of pneumonia rose to seventeen, with the death of eight more patients, while the total number of infected people reached 444.

The figures were put forward by the authorities in Wuhan, a city in central China where the outbreak originated.

The National Health Commission of the Asian country also warned today that the new type of coronavirus “can mutate and spread more easily”.

The virus was initially detected last month in Wuhan, which is also an important center for domestic and international transport.