Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Businesses warned not to reopen unless ‘allowed to do so’ under roadmap

Follow the latest coronavirus news in Ireland and across the world on the Independent.ie live blog. 17:00 21/05/2020 WHO warns against use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 A World Health Organisation official has warned against the use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19, following President Donald Trump’s claim on May 19 that he […]

#WorldHealthOrganization – Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on the  adoption of the resolution on COVID-19 response at the World Health Assembly

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General  “We welcome the World Health Assembly’s adoption by consensus of the resolution initiated by the European Union and its member states on the importance of a collective response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 195 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) have convened at the Assembly in unprecedented […]

Economy is ‘over the worst’ of coronavirus crisis but could face permanent scarring, expert claims – The Sun

THE economy is “over the worst” of the coronavirus crisis but could face permanent scarring, according to the head of the Office for Budget Responsibility. Robert Chote, chairman of the OBR said the level of “scarring” would depend on how business adapts to a new post Covid-19 world. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for […]

PICKEL: Tory should reverse his property tax hike

The right time to keep a promise is all the time, but sometimes it’s especially important. That’s certainly true right now of Mayor John Tory’s promise not to raise property taxes. Tory successfully campaigned on this promise twice. “Lower Taxes” was the slogan plastered to the podium for a speech when he decried property taxes […]

COVID-19: Health officials to update B.C. COVID-19 cases on May 15

Article content Provincial health officials reported five additional deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, with new cases at two facilities in the Fraser Health Region. Four of the five deaths were in the Fraser Health region and health officials confirmed new outbreaks at two locations in that region. The other death was in the Vancouver Coastal […]

Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo – National

Japan is expected to lift a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday but the capital Tokyo will likely remain under restrictions until there is a convincing containment of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to hold a news conference at 6 p.m. (0900 GMT) when he is […]

UN says AIDS deaths could double in sub-Saharan Africa due to COVID-19

The number of deaths from AIDS-related illnesses in sub-Saharan Africa could double if HIV patients are deprived of healthcare due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the UN said on Monday, May 11. In a joint statement with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that over 500,000 HIV sufferers […]

Allow Business to Hire Illegals Over 33M Jobless Americans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) latest Chinese coronavirus relief package shields illegal aliens from deportation so long as they take American jobs in “essential critical infrastructure work,” shielding their employers from prosecution. The plan, proposed by House Democrats, offers an amnesty for illegal aliens who take American jobs deemed “essential” during the crisis, even as […]

‘We do not want to start a civil war’: Fight grows over seasonal access to cottages during COVID-19

The approach of Victoria Day long weekend — the starting pistol for cottage travel for many in Ontario and across the country — coinciding with a deadly pandemic brings fear of “a civil war” between cottagers and residents of Canada’s waterfront regions. With concerns that cottage owners from cities with higher COVID-19 caseloads may spread […]

OSINT Global Trendline Report: Asia

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