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Extremely dangerous Coronavirus Mutant has emerged

A team of US scientists led by US-based Los Alamos National Laboratory has identified a new, highly-potent strain of coronavirus that has spread globally and is more contagious…

US Confirms Corona cases to have reached One Million

United States has confirmed that it has surpassed 1 million Covid-19 cases, just a few months after the novel coronavirus first arrived in America. Within a matter of…

US Vice-President Mike Pence violates Mayo Clinic Mask Rule

US Vice-President Mike Pence, who also leads the White House coronavirus task force has visited Mayo Clinic in Minnesota without wearing a mask. This action violated the medical…

US coronavirus cases tops 1 million

The number of confirmed US coronavirus cases topped 1 million on Tuesday – representing a third of the global total – even as some states eased restrictions in…

Manhattan doctor who treated COVID-19 patients commits suicide

A Manhattan hospital doctor, Dr Lorna M. Breen who treated many coronavirus patients committed suicide on Sunday, her father and the police said. The doctor was working at …

Amazon extends closure of French warehouses to May 5

US online retail giant Amazon said Monday it will keep its French warehouses closed until May 5, after an appeals court confirmed a ruling restricting its deliveries during…

US records 1,303 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United States recorded 1,303 more novel coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, according to figures reported late Monday by the Johns Hopkins University, with confirmed US…

Troy Sneed- Grammy-nominated singer dies from coronavirus

Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died from complications with the coronavirus. He was 52. Sneed’s publicist Bill Carpenter said the singer died early Monday at a hospital…

Bill Gates’ coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 12 months

Billionaire Bill Gates’s foundation will focus all of its resources on fighting the coronavirus. The philanthropist and founder of Microsoft said that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,…

New York City clinics set to begin ‘self-swab’ coronavirus tests

New York City-run health clinics will soon take a new tack on coronavirus testing, using a procedure that lets people collect samples themselves at a health care worker’s…

The covid-19 racial disparities could be even worse than we think

Under pressure from civil rights groups and public health advocates, most states in recent days have begun reporting demographic data about who is getting sick and who is…

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus?

Does sunlight rapidly destroy the coronavirus? A White House presentation on a mysterious government study says so – but some scientists have called for caution as we await…

Trump suggests injecting disinfectants to fight coronavirus

The White House is pitching “emerging” research on the benefits of sunlight and humidity in diminishing the threat of the coronavirus as President Donald Trump encourages states to…

US House passes near $500b coronavirus bill in new relief package

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a $484 billion (Dh1.8 trillion) coronavirus relief bill on Thursday, funding small businesses and hospitals and pushing the total spending response…

Trump’s idea to inject disinfectant to kill coronavirus alarms medical experts

The coronavirus doesn’t last as long on door handles and other nonporous surfaces when it’s exposed to sunlight, higher temperatures and humidity, according to a US government study….

Trump signs US immigration ban executive order

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an order to temporarily block some foreigners from permanent residence in the United States, saying he was doing so in order to…

Harvard drops $8.6m stimulus after Trump complaint

Harvard University said on Wednesday it had decided not to seek $8.6 million from the coronavirus stimulus law that it was qualified for, after an outcry led by…

US Senate approves new $500b COVID-19 bailout

  The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved $484 billion (Dh1.8 trillion) in additional coronavirus relief for the US economy and hospitals treating people sickened by the pandemic,…

US state sues China’s leaders over coronavirus

The US state of Missouri has sued China’s leadership over the coronavirus, prompting an angry rebuke from Beijing Wednesday over the “absurd” claim. Missouri is seeking damages over…

Harvard University offers 67 free online courses

Harvard University, a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is offering 67 free online courses for those who want to expand their knowledge and master new…

Why coronavirus is killing more black people

We know that COVID-19 is killing African Americans at greater rates than any other group. You can see this most clearly in the American South. In Louisiana, blacks…

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