Tag: Lifestyle

Coronavirus Testing available for Millions more in UK

Million more people in England can now avail the Coronavirus testing from today after the government loosened rules on who can apply. Testing expanded last week to all…

Nigeria to ease COVID-19 lockdown for millions in key cities

Nigeria will start easing a coronavirus lockdown covering its largest city Lagos and capital Abuja from May 4, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday. “I have approved a…

Canada begins staggered lifting of pandemic lockdown

Canada began a staggered loosening of pandemic restrictions on Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged vigilance and baby steps to avoid a COVID-19 resurgence. The Atlantic coast…

Islam’s sacred sites largely deserted during Ramadan

An aerial view of deserted Grand Mosque in Mecca. Mosques stand empty and fast-breaking feasts are cancelled as Muslims around the world begin marking Ramadan under coronavirus lockdown….

Coronavirus is making us work 3 hours longer from home

An executive at JPMorgan Chase & Co. gets unapologetic messages from colleagues on nights and weekends, including a notably demanding one on Easter Sunday. A web designer whose…

Chile to issue the Controversial ‘virus-free’ certificates to recovered patients

Chile’s government has said it will go ahead with a controversial plan to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. The documents would be given to…

Moroccan prison becomes coronavirus hotspot

Sixty-eight people, mostly staff, have come down with the coronavirus at a prison in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate, prison authorities said on Tuesday, without reporting any…

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…

Health experts suggest abstinence over indulgence to fight against COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol consumption is surely injurious to health. Our immunity lowers as the consumption of alcohol weakens the body’s immune system, leaving drinkers more susceptible…

How to protect your kids’ mental health during coronavirus

A 9-year-old boy stares back at me through a small screen. I can see that he’s fighting back tears, and I let him know that it’s OK to…

See how Thais find novel way to mark coronavirus-hit Songkran

Thai temple-goers poured water into the hands of monks Wednesday using a bamboo pole decorated with mangoes and bananas – a novel hack to enforce social distancing while…

How to make pet food at home if you can’t shop for it

Throughout the coronavirus outbreak, UAE residents are quite limited when it comes to leaving their homes. Some are worried about their pets. If there is a chance your…

Las Vegas casino workers abandoned in ‘ghost town’

Casino workers in Las Vegas voiced anger Thursday at being abandoned by their billionaire employers as the gambling hotspot becomes a “ghost town” due to coronavirus. Tens of…

Coronavirus scares Easter bunny away as chocolate sales wilt

Chocolate Easter Bunnies with a protective mask and a roll of toilet paper are seen at a chocolate factory in Pirmasens, Germany, April 9, 2020, as the spread…

What to eat if you don’t move at all during self-isolation

 We used to move a lot. Just getting out of the house, taking a car or public transport was sufficient enough to give us a couple thousand steps…