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France to shut down due to Coronavirus

Published: March 15, 2020, 7:55 am

Following on its neighbour Italy, France has announced a complete shutdown of all public places, as the number of new Coronavirus infections have skyrocketed. Morocco has also cancelled all flights to and from France.

Stockholm stops testing for Covid-19 – abandons notion of detecting infected

Published: March 15, 2020, 7:50 am

On March 12, the Health Guide for the Stockholm Region stated that the region has now ceased testing for the Coronavirus.

Dutch research team first to discover Covid-19 antibodies

Published: March 15, 2020, 7:34 am

RotterdamThe first drug capable of attacking and neutralizing the Coronavirus could be ready for experimentation after a group of Dutch researchers discovered an antibody.

From Wuhan to Washington State with ‘love’

Published: March 14, 2020, 12:10 pm

America's Patient Zero as far as the corona virus is concerned, first arrived in Ilana Mercer's home state, Washington, on January 15, from where the virus spread due to bureacratic rules about testing and the lack of an early response. She describes China's 'wet markets' where the virus originated as 'disease-breeding' and 'barbaric'.

Munich: Migrant attacks driver with axe

Published: March 14, 2020, 7:37 am

MunichThe migrant is said to have seriously injured his victim’s head in the process. The victim's wife witnessed the attack from the car.

Madrid Covid-19 infections soar after ‘Women’s Day’ march

Published: March 13, 2020, 2:56 pm

MadridMadrid is rapidly becoming Europe's latest epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak after 2 000 people in the Madrid region alone have tested positive for Covid-19 as of March 13, up from 1 388 as of March 12.

Italy asks for more respirators but EU countries refuse

Published: March 13, 2020, 7:28 am

BrusselsIn the teleconference between the 27 health ministers, Italy raised the alarm. But none of the "allies" responded.

German Integration politician denounces anti-immigration video by immigrant

Published: March 13, 2020, 7:02 am

BerlinThe German Federal Government's integration commissioner, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), has strongly condemned the migration-critical statements by the singer Xavier Naidoo. Naidoo happens to be from an immigrant family himself.

Warning by internationally recognized expert in infectious epidemiology

Published: March 12, 2020, 3:07 pm

Michael Osterholm is an internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Minnesota, in the US.

Covid-19: WHO declares a pandemic

Published: March 12, 2020, 7:46 am

Geneva"The WHO has assessed that Covid-19 can be characterized as a pandemic." This was announced by the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at a press conference in Geneva.