Trump finally wears mask in public

US President Donald Trump has worn a mask in public while visiting the Walter Reed military hospital outside Washington, for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve never been against masks but I do believe they have a time and a place. I think when you are in hospital, especially in…

Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for Covid-19, rushed to hospital

  Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan himself took to his social media account to inform his followers about his status, assuring everyone that his family and staff have undergone tests and results are awaited. He concluded the message by saying yhat whoever came in contact with him in the past 10 days should get tested. He…

Gym reopens in Northern Ireland

In England, indoor gyms, leisure facilities, and beauty services including nail bars, tattooists will be able to open from 25 July and no date has yet been set in Scotland or Wales. Travellers arriving in the UK from more than 70 countries and British overseas territories no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks. The…

Jair Bolsonaro test positive for Covid-19

Brazil’s  President Jair Bolsonaro, who has previously dismissed coronavirus as a little flu, has tested positive for Covid-19, as he was feeling unwell on Sunday. He has been administered anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin. He was once again tested for Covid-19 with a lung examination on Monday afternoon, the test employed the PCR…

Eighty batches of Cardinal Healthcare IIR masks withdrawn

Batches of surgical face masks delivered to care homes and GPs during the coronavirus pandemic have been recalled because they are faulty and out of date by seven years,  although deemed to be safe to use. These masks which are of poor quality have been withdrawn after faults were reported with straps and nose protection…

Local lockdown for two weeks in LEICESTER

First local lockdown will see non-essential shops shut on Tuesday and schools close for most of the pupils on Thursday in Leicester over the Covid-19 surge. The loosening of restrictions for pubs and restaurants in England on Saturday will also not be taking place there. The health secretary Matt Hancock said measures would be enforced…

We live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before

An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever, as a deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. We live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before.  Our lives are shaped by outbreaks of disease of misinformation, even of violence that appears, spread, and fade away with bewildering speed. Adam Kucharski, an…