U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

LONDON — Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, he said in a tweet Friday. He had developed “mild symptoms” in the last 24 hours and was “self-isolating,” he said. “I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.” Over the last 24 hours I have […]

Coronavirus: Here’s how you can stop bad information from going viral

Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practice “information hygiene”. What can you do to stop the spread of bad information? 1. Stop and think You want to help family and friends and keep them in the loop. So when you receive fresh advice – whether by email, […]

US overtakes Italy as world’s No. 1 coronavirus hotspot

The United States (US) was quickly becoming a new epicenter of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Thursday as new infections soared, surpassing Italy’s record; and citizens filing for unemployment skyrocketed to a historic high. Hospitals increasingly have reported being overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases and 40 percent of Americans are under lockdown orders, although a buoyant […]