13 Apr 2020

The ‘Red Dawn’ Emails: 8 Key Exchanges on the Faltering Response to the Coronavirus

An email chain dubbed Red Dawn shows how experts inside and outside the government identified the threat of COVID-19 early on, raising alarms that were largely ignored by the administration. An elite group of infectious disease doctors and medical experts in the federal government and academic institutions around the nation

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07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: China reports no Covid-19 deaths for first time

On Tuesday, China reported no COVID-19 deaths for the first time in months. The National Health Commission stated that the country only had 32 confirmed cases, which is down by 7 since Monday’s total of 39. The low reports come as the government is under scrutiny as to whether it

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07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Moroccans without masks in public risk jail terms

Morocco has imposed new rules regarding face mask use in the country, and individuals who leave their homes without the protective gear risk prison sentences of up to three months and a fine of up to $126. The order takes effect today after the decision was reached yesterday after a

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06 Apr 2020

US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down

The US and UK may face an extremely difficult week as the social and financial toll of the COVID-19 pandemic deepens and deaths soar, following in the footsteps of Italy and Spain. New infections in Italy and Spain, however, have been showing signs of slowing. In the UK, Prime Minister

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03 Apr 2020

London Hit by Quarantine Text Scam

London residents have been targeted with fake fine notification texts in which fraudsters tell the victim that they owe money for violating UK lockdown rules. The malicious text is designed to resemble a genuine COVID-19 alert sent by the UK government. Victims who receive the message have reported that it

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01 Apr 2020

Italy Hopeful That Coronavirus Pandemic Is Slowing Down

Italian authorities have reported that COVID-19 infections within the country have slowed after three weeks of lockdown, a sign of hope for other countries that are adhering to similar lockdown policies. Italian officials have stated that they plan to wait until after Easter before they reassess the lockdown and reopen

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31 Mar 2020

Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in one Indian state

Uttar Pradesh, a state in India, has drawn criticism for spraying migrant workers with bleach disinfectant that is used to sanitize buses after the migrant workers were returning home. India is currently under a countrywide lockdown. A video of the incident that surfaced showed three people dressed in head to

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25 Mar 2020

India’s Leader Declares Nationwide Lockdown

The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has ordered all nonessential government offices and private businesses to shut down in an attempt to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout the country. The lockdown, which affects 1.3 billion people, will last for at least three weeks. Although the country only

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23 Mar 2020

Millions in India under coronavirus lockdown as major cities restrict daily life

India has imposed a lockdown in an attempt to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The lockdown, which will last the rest of the month, prohibits businesses from opening like normal and requires that citizens stay in their homes and forgo all nonessential travel. India currently has 415 cases

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