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Are hydrochloroquin and azithromycin the cure for Covid-19?

According to Dr Jeff Colyer, the former governor of Kansas who is a practicing physician, the combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, is continuing to show "promising" results in Coronavirus patients.

Important differences in counting UK Covid-19 deaths

LondonThe figures published on GOV.UK may give an indication of what is happening day by day in Britain, but the limitations of the data should be understood.

Dutch government pay influencers to make people stay at home

The HagueThe Dutch government paid social media influencers to tell people to stay at home to limit the spread of Covid-19. They do not want to say how much money was spent on the campaign however.

Spain’s Covid-19 cases jump to more than 100 000

MadridSpanish Coronavirus cases now stand at 102 135 (previously 94 417) and deaths have increased by 864 to 9053 (previously 8189). The government is facing a lawsuit for gross negligence.

AfD calls for end of sanctions against Russia amid Corona’s economic fallout

BerlinThe AfD has spoken out in favor of not extending sanctions against Russia further due to the difficult economic situation caused by the Corona crisis. Germany should oppose an extension of the sanctions at the upcoming meeting of the heads of state and government of the European Union.

Loss of smell and taste may be sign of Covid-19 infection

LondonThe professional membership body representing Ear, Nose and Throat surgery, as well as its related specialities in the United Kingdom (ENT UK) reports that there is now new evidence that anosmia, that is, loss of the ability to sense odor, is a symptom of Covid-19 infection.

Mobs in Peru burn hundreds of bats

LimaDisinformation, fake news, rumors, and gossip have continued to incite mass hysteria and panic over the deadly disease.

Hospitals in Paris region ‘living in a real hell’

ParisIn the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitals in the Parisian region of Seine-Saint-Denis are now saturated. The hospital staff are living in a real "hell".

Italian nurse commits suicide for fear of spreading the virus

MilanThe young caregiver could not bear the idea of ​​having been able to contaminate other people.

UK no longer considers Covid-19 a ‘high consequence infectious disease’

LondonIn the United Kingdom, the government officially declared that Covid-19 was no longer a "high consequence infectious disease".