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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.