This virus that causes flu-like symptoms , such as dry-cough, fever, and breathing problems. It probably seems mild in some cases, like that of an Australian student who contracted the virus on Diamond Princess, the ship quarantined off the coast of Japan. Such cases may have a fairly quick recovery rate like one patient, out of the three who were initially tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala, whose diagnosis later turned negative. In more severe cases, patients may have underlying health conditions and then go on to develop viral-phenomena. … [Read more...] about What makes Covid-19 a global public health enemy?
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The key is to strike a balance between productivity and people's health and the central and local governments' different concerns. For those enterprises that have been the worst affected by the epidemic, the central government has already introduced support policies. But whether the local finance departments can strictly implement those policies in these difficult times remains to be seen. … [Read more...] about Mixed impact on online business
Macron, who promised to reform the pension system in his 2017 election campaign, has vowed to stick to his plans. But the government has offered to make compromises in a bid to appease the public-sector workers, including a temporary removal of the "pivotal age" of 64-the most contentious element of his proposals. … [Read more...] about Lawmakers begin debate on French pension reforms amid public anger
"We are looking into all of these issues to understand what went wrong," said Dr Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. "This is really part of a normal process and procedure, and we have the quality control set up specifically to allow us to identify these kinds of problems." … [Read more...] about CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in US
With China fighting an all-out war to contain the outbreak, people from various countries have expressed confidence and offered assistance. In a statement released on Saturday by Vietnam, which is chairman of the regional bloc this year, ASEAN expressed its "solidarity and heartfelt support" for China, as well as other countries fighting the virus. … [Read more...] about Region shows solidarity in anti-virus fight: China Daily editorial