At least 5,505,307 infections including 346,188 deaths have been recorded, notably in Europe, the hardest-hit continent with 2,047,401 cases and 172,824 deaths, and the United States with 1,662,768 cases and 98,223 deaths. The number of declared cases in the world has doubled in a month, and more than one million new cases of Covid-19 have been registered in the last 11 days. … [Read more...] about World Covid-19 cases top 5.5 million, over two-thirds in Europe, US
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NEW YORK: An eminent Indian-American doctor has said that hydroxychloroquine, which President Donald Trump took to ward off the COVID-19, is given under medical supervision and any side-effect can be addressed, acknowledging that the drug has become a victim of politics in the US. Last week, President Trump disclosed that he was taking the antimalarial drug despite medical warnings about the potential serious side effects. The drug was taken by him to ward off the coronavirus and was taken after consulting the White House doctor. Dr Bharat Barai said that he has seen some media reports and doctors criticising the President and severely amplifying the side-effects of hydroxychloroquine. However, use of hydroxychloroquine by President Trump is one of the best uses of this medicine as a preventive mechanism against the coronavirus. “All medications have side effects. It is always the benefits versus risks analysis. Hydroxychloroquine is FDA approved and has been used for years … [Read more...] about Hydroxychloroquine given under supervision, side effects can be addressed, says Indian-American doctor
THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19 In a briefing, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in view of a paper published last week in the Lancet medical journal, that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems than those that were not. … [Read more...] about WHO stops trial of anti-malarial drug for COVID-19 treatment
Steve Tsang, director of the China Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, said Beijing’s foreign policy is driven first by the interests of the ruling Communist Party and its priority to stay in power, especially with the Covid-19 crisis testing faith in authorities. … [Read more...] about China’s virus diplomacy: global saviour or ‘Wolf Warrior’?
Sleepy Joe’s representatives have just put out an ad saying that I went to play golf (exercise) today. They think I should stay in the White House at all times. What they didn’t say is that it’s the first time I’ve played golf in almost 3 months, that Biden was constantly..... … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Donald Trump responds to golf pictures as US COVID-19 death toll rises