Tags : Coronavirus

Eastern Cape receives boost as VW plant to be converted

[ad_1] The Eastern Cape government has received a major boost in its effort to fight the Covid-19 pandemic after the German government and Volkswagen (VW) pledged R107 million for the construction of a field hospital at an unused plant in Port Elizabeth. The 4 000-bed facility will be made possible after Volkswagen SA (VWSA) agreed […]Read More

Global cases top 3.6 million, Trump says more deaths inevitable

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.65 million Global deaths: More than 256,800 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.2 million), Spain (over 219,300), Italy (over 213,000), United Kingdom (over 196,200), France […]Read More

‘I Have A Lot’ Going On: Trump Again Deflects Blame

[ad_1] President Donald Trump once again deflected blame for his administration’s response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 1.2 million people across the country, saying he had been too busy with probes into his conduct as president to ensure the federal stockpile of medical supplies was prepared for a pandemic. “Well, […]Read More

Carnival to Resume Some U.S.-Based Cruises

[ad_1] May 5, 2020 — Even though some of its ships’ crews are banned from disembarking in the U.S. due to coronavirus fears, Carnival Cruise Lines says it plans to resume some cruises on its North American Lines on Aug. 1. In April the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in April extended a […]Read More

Students Upset by USMLE Response to COVID-19 Demand Changes

[ad_1] What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 04, 2020 — Students frustrated with changes to the way they will take US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) tests during the COVID-19 crisis have published an open letter to the test program’s cosponsor detailing their concerns and offering alternatives. A tweet on May 1 introduced […]Read More

Trump Signals Coronavirus Task Force Will Soon Wind Down

[ad_1] President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday that the coronavirus task force, a cadre of health and government officials overseeing the U.S. response to COVID-19, may soon dissolve. Trump’s remarks follow a New York Times report stating that Trump administration officials have been telling members of the task force that the White House plans to wind […]Read More