Does COVID-19 Imply an End to the Epoch of Science? — Global Issues

There is a deep mistrust not only of institutions and big business, but even of the medical establishment. One of the most worrying symptoms of this mistrust and disillusionment is the No Vax Movement. Credit: Bigstock Opinion by Daud Khan, Leila Yasmine Khan (amsterdam/rome) Thursday, October 08, 2020 Inter Press Service AMSTERDAM/ROME, Oct 08 (IPS) […]

Covid-19: Boris Johnson says everybody got ‘complacent’ over virus

PM Boris Johnson has suggested the recent spike in coronavirus cases in the UK is a result of a “fraying of people’s discipline” over the summer. He said compliance with the virus restrictions had been “high at first” but then “probably… everybody got a bit, kind of complacent and blasé”. Cases have increased sharply across […]

UK at a COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as a second lockdown looms: Live | News

The United Kingdom’s government has warned that the country is at a “tipping point” on coronavirus, as London’s mayor urged quick action to address the spread of the virus. A stay-at-home order has come into effect in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital and biggest city, closing offices and schools. More than 30.8 million people […]

German exports jump as Covid-19 recovery builds – business live | Business

Next to hotels, restaurants and culture, which are still suffering from the effects of social distancing, the export sector is probably the most exposed to the crisis, suffering from the domestic lockdown measures as much as from lockdowns across the world and supply chain disruptions. Moreover, the export sector is also subject to structural changes […]

Canadians may be wasting more food at home during COVID-19, new report suggests

Article content continued The primary reasons people waste food amount to poor planning, Charlebois explains. Letting food sit in the fridge or freezer for too long was the top rationale for tossing it (31.3 per cent), followed by household members not cleaning their plates (30.4 per cent), lapsed best-before dates (15 per cent) and a […]

Two sports clubs in Skerries in north county Dublin close their doors after potential cases of Covid-19 linked to area

AT LEAST two sports clubs in the north county Dublin town of Skerries have closed their doors after cases of coronavirus were linked to the area. t’s understood a number of people from the town who were in close contact in recent days have tested positive for the virus. Concerns were also raised by a […]

Biden chooses Harris, layoffs in media and new COVID-19 numbers

Plus: A court ruling on AB 5, new COVID-19 #s, school reopenings, a meteor shower and dolphins on the coast Is that a meteor shower or has Joe Biden just picked the first Black woman to ever be on a major party’s presidential ticket? Both! It’s Tuesday, Aug. 11, and I’m Maria Sestito, senior issues reporter at […]

COVID-19: New York’s true nursing home death toll is likely high | Coronavirus pandemic News

Riverdale Nursing Home in the New York City borough of the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed facility. The truth, according to the home, is far worse: 21 dead, most transported to hospitals before they succumbed […]

Coronavirus updates: Dozens of fraternity members test positive for COVID-19, officials say

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 673,000 people worldwide. Over 17.3 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 believed […]

Lloyds bank loses £676m as it warns on the cost of Covid-19 | Business

Lloyds Banking Group plunged to a second-quarter loss after putting aside £2.4bn for bad debts, forcing the bank to acknowledge that supporting customers through the Covid-19 crisis would come at a cost. Britain’s biggest high street lender reported a loss of £676m for the three months to June, down from a £1.3bn profit during the […]