Three experts discuss life after coronavirus – Channel 4 News

From face masks to social distancing, life has changed dramatically in the coronavirus pandemic – possibly forever. The so-called ‘new normal’ has led to a transformation in the way we work, socialise and behave. Governments, from the UK to Germany, are laying out road maps with details on how their countries will operate post coronavirus. […]

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 […]

Why China and India shouldn’t let coronavirus justify walking back climate action

While virus lockdowns have provided temporary blue skies from Delhi to Beijing, and beyond, as China and India prepare to resuscitate their economies experts warn doing so without environmental regard could wind back their previous good work on climate. Now climate experts are demanding countries use this recovery period to enact policies that reduce emissions […]

Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon to unveil lockdown easing ‘route map’

Image copyright Getty Images Scotland’s first minister is to unveil details of a four-phase “route map” towards easing the country’s lockdown restrictions. Nicola Sturgeon said earlier this week that she hoped the first phase of the process would begin on 28 May. Progress will be assessed every three weeks, with further phases introduced if it […]

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 […]

Kawasaki-like disease affecting children ‘is caused by coronavirus’, study claims

A mysterious new coronavirus-related illness has hit the headlines in recent weeks, after several cases were seen in children across the globe. The illness is being described as an ‘inflammatory syndrome’, similar to Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome. Until now, its link to coronavirus has remained unclear, with some children testing positive for COVID-19, […]

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 […]

Coronavirus updates: 14 other states have COVID-related illness in kids, Cuomo says

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 295,000 people worldwide. More than 4.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are […]

Pompeo says Iran is attempting to ‘foment terror’ amid coronavirus outbreak

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that Iran is trying to “foment terror” while the world struggles to get a grip on the coronavirus pandemic, a report said. The AFP reported that Pompeo made the comment during a stop in Israel where he is expected to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss, […]