How to Know the Difference Between The Flu and The COVID-19?
The flu season is coming up amid the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic and knowing the difference between the two is a crucial piece of information. While both infections have similar symptoms, the flu is generally felt much earlier than the COVID-19 virus, say health experts.
Britons Got Drunk More to Cope with Pandemic, But Smoked Less According to Study
A new study shows that the coronavirus pandemic took a toll in the psychological well-being of Britons. The Brits are drinking twice as much, but more are giving up on cigarettes.
Disney to Lay Off 28,000 Theme Park Employees as It Struggles During Pandemic
One of the biggest companies suffered a huge blow due to the coronavirus pandemic. Disney will lay off thousands of employees, including part-timers.
‘The Big Bang Theory’ Star Jim Parsons Says COVID-19 Experience is "Brutal"
Jim Parsons shared how he and his husband Todd Spiewak battled the coronavirus disease early in the pandemic. According to him one of the worst parts of the disease is completely losing one’s sense of smell and taste.
Maryland Man to Spend One Year Behind Bars for Holding Large Parties Amid Pandemic
A man in Maryland has been sentenced with one-year prison time after he threw several large parties despite the state-imposed limitations on large social gatherings. The man was caught throwing parties with more than 50 people several times in a row.
Second Stimulus Check Update: Negotiations for New COVID-19 Relief Bill Incuding Direct Payments Continue
White House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed to continue negotiations on a new coronavirus relief bill. The talks would include a proposal that would provide $2.4 trillion and would give out the second set of stimulus checks.
Head Teacher Tells Students to "Get Used to Being Cold" as Windows in Schools Will Remain Open to Fight COVID-19
Winter season is a few months away and schools received a letter from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies that windows should be left open. The new rule has parents worried about the health of their children.
Doctors Warn About Catastrophic Fall Season Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases in US
As the US continues to struggle in curbing COVID-19 cases several medical experts have expressed worry about an upcoming “apocalyptic fall.” Moreover, the CDC has retracted guidance on the transmission of the disease in their website.
Boris Johnson on Vacation? Italian Airport Claims PM Enjoyed Perugia, As COVID-19 Cases Rise in UK
An Italian newspaper cited a source from an airport that claims the Prime Minister went on a vacation last weekend. The claims came after the government implemented the "rule of six" due to the growing cases of COVID-19.
UK Hospitals Told to Clear Beds, Warned to Brace for COVID-19 Rise in Two Weeks
The UK is now preparing for the second wave of COVID-19 infections after they detected a sudden increase in cases. Health Secretary Hancock is asking hospitals to have the beds ready.
Indonesia Punishes Anti-Maskers by Making Them Dig Graves for COVID-19 Victims
Anti-maskers in Indonesia are being dealt with by the local government in a unique way. In order to let them see the seriousness of the pandemic, anti-maskers are forced to dig the graves of those who died of COVID-19.
Trump Shows Support on Proposed $1.5 Trillion Economic Relief Bill Including Another Round of Stimulus Checks
During a news conference in the White House on Wednesday, Trump showed his support on the $1.5 trillion-worth bill that was revealed by the Problem Solvers Caucus in the House. Trump’s support comes just as Congress faces pressure to pass legislation before the election break.
Horrified Mother of 7-Year-Old Boy Reveals Unusual Symptons of COVID-Related Disease, Red Eyes and Chapped Lips
A young boy was brought to the hospital after showing symptoms of a COVID-related inflammatory syndrome. The mother of the child was horrified to think of what would have happened if they did not go to medical experts.
CDC Director Takes Back Statement Saying Masks are Better than Vaccine After Trump Calls Him Out
In his testimony before the Senate CDC Director, Robert Redfield said that masks are better than a vaccine in warding off COVID-19. However, he also took back his statement after US President Trump called him “confused” and “mistaken.”
Donald Trump Touts Coronavirus Vaccine Coming As Soon As October
United States President Donald Trump has claimed that as soon as October, Americans could expect to see the distribution of a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine. Several medical experts have disagreed with the president and CDC Director Robert Redfield has argued with Trump on the efficacy of face masks.