Friday 27 March 2020

Covid-19: Day 88: Mar 27th: Only 7 countries world-wide unaffected more than 500,000 cases: The U.S. Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases: Virus could kill 80,000 in the U.S: US Warship Transits Taiwan Strait : Spine-tingling UK nationwide tribute to health workers.

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Only 7 countries of the 195 in the World are unaffected from the coronavirus as total cases break through a half-a-million people with a total of confirmed cases reach 532,641, 12,000 of these are in a critical condition. Total deaths at 23,828, this is quickly becoming a very dubious number. TBW

The U.S. Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases. It was the worst week for the economy in decades. With more to come. Scientists warned that the United States someday would become the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. That moment arrived today. In the United States, at least 81,321 people are known to have been infected with the coronavirus, including more than 1,000 deaths — more cases than China, Italy or any other country has seen, according to data gathered by The New York Times. MSN

The US must take action to improve relations, Xi says South Africa records first Covid-19 deaths; China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deaths. Guardian

US will let coronavirus kill many: Iranian scientist detained in the US. The British daily Guardian published an interview with Iranian materials science and engineering professor Sirous Asghari on Friday detailing the “inhumane” jail conditions at his ICE facility. PressTV

Coronavirus could kill 81,000 in the U.S., subside in June -Washington University analysis. The coronavirus pandemic could kill more than 81,000 people in the United States in the next four months and may not subside until June, according to a data analysis done by the University of Washington School of Medicine. Reuters

Internet slowing down! Surging Traffic Is Slowing Down Our Internet: In late January, as China locked down some provinces to contain the spread of the coronavirus, average internet speeds in the country slowed as people who were stuck inside went online more and clogged the networks. In Hubei Province, the epicentre of infections, mobile broadband speeds fell by more than half. dnyuz

Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus The CDC fumbled its communication with public health officials and underestimated the threat of the coronavirus even as it gained a foothold in the United States, according to hundreds of pages of documents ProPublica obtained. ProPublica

Lockdown or lock-in? Fears of alcoholism, addiction in confinement. With more than three billion people around the world living under lockdown, is it likely many people could turn to addiction while in coronavirus confinement? Yahoo

Coronavirus Cabin Fever Can Be Dangerous, Psychologist Warns: ‘When We’re Stressed & Feel Trapped, Conflict Likely To Increase’. CBS

US Warship Transits Taiwan Strait As Virus Blame-Game Escalates: A US warship transited through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, angering Beijing as both countries are fighting wars of their own against COVID-19 and escalating the blame-game for exactly who is ultimately responsible for the spread of the deadly virus. ZH

Millions Of 15-Minute Coronavirus Home Testing Kits Will Be Available To UK Public "Within Days". New 15-minute home coronavirus tests will soon be available over the counter or via home delivery within days in the U.K., according to public health authorities, in a move that could see the country make vast strides toward tampering down fears and restoring some normalcy amid the ongoing pandemic. ZH

'That was emotional': NHS thanks the British public back after millions led by Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis applauded medics from gardens and streets in spine-tingling nationwide tribute. DM

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