9:53 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: WHO says plasma treatment touted as breakthrough by Trump is unproven, advises caution AstraZeneca stock climbs on reports Trump may fast track its COVID-19 vaccine candidate; company says speculation is ‘premature’The World Health Organization said Monday the plasma therapy that received an emergency use authorization from President Donald Trump as a “breakthrough” in treating COVID-19 is still unproven and cautioned that the there is “very low evidence” that it is safe and effective.
2:59 p.m. June 24, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
As Spain welcomes back tourists, this tiny island finds ‘hearts divided’ between hope and anxiety Spain exits its state of emergency and reopens its bordersTwo business owners on the tiny Spanish island of Formentera talk about the challenges of getting a business back up and running, in the face of nearly three months of income lost.
9:47 a.m. June 5, 2020
- By Rupert Steiner
Here’s why the U.K. has a high COVID-19 death rate as face coverings become mandatory on England’s trains, buses and trams Passengers who refuse to comply will be denied access or fined as the U.K. government said face coverings will be required Passengers who refuse to comply will be denied access or fined as the U.K. Government said face coverings will be required
3:46 p.m. June 1, 2020
- Associated Press
As lockdowns ease, data shows U.S. nursing homes especially hard hit by coronavirus Nearly 26,000 U.S. nursing home residents have died, report findsAt least a quarter of the COVID-19 deaths in the United States were among nursing home residents, a new report said, a disclosure that came as coronavirus restrictions eased Monday even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks.