Tag: Coronavirus pandemic

Covid Has Made All of Us Lepers

Covid Has Made All of Us Lepers

I rounded the corner at the grocery store not long ago and came across a woman who froze stock still. Her whole body became rigid, as if she had seen a fearful specter ready to drag her down to hell. She plastered herself along the opposite side of the aisle and stepped ever so gingerly side by side past me, […]

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Coronavirus particle, illustration. Different strains of coronavirus are responsible for diseases such as the common cold, gastroenteritis and SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). A new coronavirus (2019-CoV) emerged in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The virus causes a mild respiratory illness that can develop into pneumonia and be fatal in some cases. The coronaviruses take their name from their crown (corona) of surface proteins, which are used to attach and penetrate their host cells. Once inside the cells, the particles use the cells' machinery to make more copies of the virus. (Image by KTSDesign/Science/Getty Images/Science Photo Library RF)

COVID-19 Can Stay With Us Forever

There will be a vaccine, there will be different cures, but it will not be completely eradicated – a model of HIV / AIDS or tuberculosis, the coronavirus epidemic makes this possibility easy to imagine, says a professor of medical history at Yale University in the United States. Naomi Rogers from Connecticut spoke to the Hungarian Nation by phone. After […]

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Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would extend enhanced coronavirus unemployment benefits. (Image by Susan Walsh-AP)

US passes 5m Covid-19 cases amid anger over economic relief impasse

While many Republicans have said the weekly unemployment benefits during Covid-19 encourage people not to work, Gene Marks says some US small business owners actually support the $600 weekly benefit. About 30 million unemployed Americans are now on tenterhooks waiting to see if the $600-a-week federal unemployment benefit created by the Cares Act will be renewed. As the political row […]

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Mark Meadows (left) and Steven Mnuchin represent the White House in the talks. (Getty Images)

Coronavirus: Last-ditch talks on new aid package for US economy fail

Last-ditch negotiations at the US Congress to forge another stimulus package for the coronavirus-ravaged economy have collapsed in stalemate. Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over everything from unemployment benefits to financial aid for schools to cash injections for states’ coffers. The US unemployment rate stands at 10.2%, higher than any level during the 2008 financial crisis. Jobless benefits have […]

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President Donald Trump participates in a law enforcement briefing on the MS-13 gang in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

As the pandemic worsens, major retailers, grocery stores, and city and state leaders are making the tough decisions that the President has shirked

President Donald Trump isn’t leading America much as its pandemic worsens. But that’s not stopping Walmart — along with Kroger, Kohl’s, and city and state leaders and officials — from making the tough decisions that the President has shirked. Source: Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Given Trump’s approach, if the country is to exit the building disaster without many more […]

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A review of reports about Covid-19 patients from around the world details the devastating ways the virus attacks the human body

A review of reports about Covid-19 patients from around the world details the devastating ways the virus attacks the human body

Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients. The team at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City — one of the hospitals flooded with patients in the spring — went through their own experiences […]

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Members of a Servpro cleanup crew wearing hazardous material suits prepare to enter Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in the United States. (Image, Reuters)

US sees 568 more coronavirus deaths as infections rise

The United States lost another 568 people to the new coronavirus in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday), according a tally by Johns Hopkins University. It marked the 10th day in which the daily toll from the virus has been fewer than 1,000, even as the US remains the country hardest-hit by the pandemic with 119,654 deaths out of 2,251,205 official cases.

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Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

This is a reminder about the special Teleconference Prayer this Sunday, June 14 at 7 PM EST. This prayer is part of a nationwide Concert of Prayer for the healing of our land and the world from the devastation of COVID-19 Pandemic virus. And also for us here in the United States for the recent and still ongoing protests and […]

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A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

As we face these uncertain times in our nation and the world, preaching a sermon on prayer at a time like this would be like the idiomatic phrase “preaching to the choir“. When the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) issued the first call for nationwide prayer for Sunday June 14, it was to lament those we’ve lost due COVID-19 and […]

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Equatorial Guinea is one the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of around 1 million and a total landmass of just over 28,000 square kilometers. (Image WikiCommons)

Equatorial Guinea expelled WHO representative, Dr. Triphonie Nkurunziza, over coronavirus statistics

Equatorial Guinea has asked the Who representative, Triphonie Nkurunziza to leave the country after been accused of “falsifying” the country’s tally of coronavirus cases. Dr Nkurunziza however remains in Malabo for now because there are no outbound flights. Equatorial Guinea reported its first case of COVID-19 to the health ministry on March 15. Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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