Archives for Global Pandemic

Positive Coronavirus News from Harvard no less – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Is there any good news about the coronavirus pandemic? POSTED MARCH 19, 2020, 2:30 PM , UPDATED MARCH 24, 2020, 12:36 PM Robert H. Shmerling, MDSenior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing In the midst of the fear, worry, and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, each day seems to bring news that’s worse than the day before. The cause for concern is justified. But, as in most major disasters, tragedies, and public health threats, there are reasons for hope, and even optimism. They may be hard to see, even if you’re a “cup-half-full” or “it could always be worse” type of person. But
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All the latest Coronavirus News from the BBC – UK & Global News…

    By Andrew McFarlane     Help for self-employed     It seems self-employed people are about to get some of the help they have been demanding since the government agreed to pay 80% of the salary of staff kept on by employers during the coronavirus outbreak. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to reveal what’s in the package at a press conference later. It comes as MPs criticise banks for asking business owners to put up personal assets such as property – other than their family home – to secure loans. This is despite government promises to cover 80% of losses if the
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Europe & Global Coronavirus Update…

The European Union will ban travellers from outside from the bloc for 30 days in an unprecedented move to seal its borders amid the coronavirus crisis. The measure is expected to apply to 26 EU states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. UK citizens will be unaffected. The ban came as deaths continued to soar in Italy and Spain, and France began a strict lockdown. Europe has been badly hit by the virus, which has killed 7,500 globally. Meanwhile, the Euro 2020 football competition has been postponed by a year. The virus has infected more than 185,000 people worldwide,
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