Jamaica declares disaster over coronavirus, seeks Cuban nurses

(Reuters) – Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Friday declared the island a disaster area because of the threat of coronavirus infection and said his country is seeking 100 Cuban nurses to help it to cope. “We are trying as hard as possible to contain the spread of the virus,” Holness said on his Twitter account, adding that he was […]

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Bill Gates makes shocking announcement he is stepping down from key Microsoft role

The co-founder of Microsoft, Mr Gates has also stood down from the board of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s holding company. Having made his fortune from developing software for the personal computer, he is the second richest man after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Mr Gates explained: “I am looking forward to this next phase as an opportunity to maintain the friendships […]

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South Korea reports 107 new coronavirus cases, total 8,086: KCDC

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported more recoveries from the coronavirus than new infections on Saturday for the second day is a row, as a downward trend in daily cases raised hopes that Asia’s biggest epidemic outside China may be slowing. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) recorded 107 new coronavirus cases on Saturday compared with 110 […]

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No coronavirus internet disruptions even if you watch porn in self-isolation

If the UK need to self isolate or work from home during the coronavirus pandemic broadband giants have insisted that there will be no network disruptions – even if you are streaming porn. Bosses at the UK’s biggest broadband operator BT are confident that the UK will cope, even with workers ‘dual-screening’ with a laptop for work and a tablet […]

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U.S. summons Chinese envoy over Beijing's coronavirus comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department summoned the Chinese ambassador to the United States on Friday to protest against comments by Beijing suggesting the U.S. military might have brought the coronavirus to Wuhan, as tensions between the two global powers over the outbreak intensified. David Stillwell, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia, delivered a very “stern representation” to […]

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Experimental coronavirus drug brings woman ‘back from brink of death’

US scientists managed to save a coronavirus victim they feared "was going to pass away" with an experimental drug. The critically ill patient, who was confirmed as the the first likely case of community transmission in the US, tested positive for COVID-19 on February 26, reports an American science journal. Scientists from the University of California Davis Medical Center in […]

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