CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

CORONAVIRUS ALERT

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults

Children under five years of age may harbor up to 100 times as much of the coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults and older children, according to a study out of Chicago. ‘Our analyses suggest children younger than 5 years with mild to moderate COVID-19 have high amounts of SARS-COV-2 viral in … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults

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CORONAVIRUS / SAUDI ARABIA

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Saudi Arabia Reports 2,688 New Virus Recoveries

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported on Tuesday 2,688 new coronavirus cases, taking its total to 225,624. In a daily briefing on the outbreak, the Health Ministry reported 1,897 new infections, taking the tally to 270,831. Twenty-nine fatalities were registered, raising the toll to 2,789.

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BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Reports 2,201 New Coronavirus Cases

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported on Saturday 2,201 new coronavirus infection, raising its total to 264,973. In a daily briefing on the outbreak, the Health Ministry said 2,051 people recovered from the disease, taking the tally to 217,782. Thirty-one more fatalities were registered. The death toll now stands at 2,703.

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities From Sunday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will end a nationwide curfew and lift restrictions on businesses from Sunday morning after three months of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA quoted a source in the interior ministry as saying on Saturday. The curfew will be lifted as of 6 A.M. … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities From Sunday

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,949 Virus Cases, Adopts Dexamethasone For Treatment

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported on Wednesday 4,919 new coronavirus cases as the Health Ministry announced it was adopting dexamethasone for treating patients. The latest figures bring to 141, 234 the number of infections in the Kingdom. The ministry said 2,371 cases were reported in Riyadh, 282 in the city of Mekkah, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,949 Virus Cases, Adopts Dexamethasone For Treatment

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GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Ready For Use By End Of Year, U.S. Says

MILAN – Moderna Inc’s vaccine against COVID-19 could be rolled out by the end of this year, U.S. officials said on Monday, after the drugmaker announced the start of a 30,000 – subject trial to demonstrate it is safe and effective, the final hurdle prior to approval by global regulators. The trial is the first … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Ready For Use By End Of Year, U.S. Says

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | For First Time, World Records 1 Million Coronavirus Cases In 100 Hours

MILAN | ITALY – Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours. The first case was reported in China in early January and it took three month to reach 1 million cases. It … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | For First Time, World Records 1 Million Coronavirus Cases In 100 Hours

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CORONAVIRUS NEWS

TRAVEL | Travel Bans Cannot Be Idefinite, Countries Must Fight Virus At Home: WHO

GENEVA – Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the World Health Organization said on Monday. A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some travel restrictions in recent days, with Britain … Continue reading TRAVEL | Travel Bans Cannot Be Idefinite, Countries Must Fight Virus At Home: WHO

CORONAVIRUS | Indonesia Reports 1,752 Coronavirus Cases

JAKARTA  – Indonesia reported 1,752 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing total cases to 84,882, its Health Ministry said. The number of fatalities from COVID-19 rose by 59 on Saturday to 4,016, ministry official Achmad Yurianto said.

HEALTH | Russian Scientists Hail Results Of COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russian scientists hailed the results of their first clinical trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, saying it had been proved safe and that volunteers had developed an immune response. Speaking to a crowded room without wearing masks, three of 18 volunteers monitored over a month at the Sechenov University … Continue reading HEALTH | Russian Scientists Hail Results Of COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | EU Talks With Phizer, Sanofi, J&J On COVID Vaccines Hit Snags – Sources

MILAN – European efforts to secure potential COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson are mired in wrangles over price, payment method and potential liability costs, three EU officials told Reuters. The bloc in in talks with at least six vaccine makers to acquire up front doses of potential shots against the novel … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | EU Talks With Phizer, Sanofi, J&J On COVID Vaccines Hit Snags – Sources

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Say COVID-19 Pandemic Is ‘One Big Wave’, Not Seasonal

GENEVA – A World Health Organization official on Tuesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as ‘one big wave’ and warned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer since the infection does not share influenza’s tendency to follow seasons. WHO officials have been at pains to avoid describing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases like those in Hong … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Say COVID-19 Pandemic Is ‘One Big Wave’, Not Seasonal

CELEBRITY | Aishwary Rai Bachchan Discharged From Hospital

MUMBAI – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19. The Indian actress, a former Miss World and one of Bollywood’s most famous faces, left Mumbai’s Navati hospital along with her daughter Aradhya earlier on Monday. Her husband Abhisheck Bachchan tweeted thanking people for their ‘continued prayers and good wishes’. … Continue reading CELEBRITY | Aishwary Rai Bachchan Discharged From Hospital

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Record Numbers Of Coronavirus Cases In Every Global Region

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Almost 40 countries has reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally showing a pick-up in the pandemic in every region of the world. The rate of cases has been increasing not … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Record Numbers Of Coronavirus Cases In Every Global Region