Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

Grand day for the French: Cafe and bistro terraces reopen | Coronavirus

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — It’s a grand day for the French. Cafe and restaurant terraces reopened Wednesday after a six-month coronavirus shutdown deprived residents of the essence of French “joie de vivre” — sipping coffee and red wine with friends. The French government is lifting restrictions incrementally to stave off …

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India sets global record for daily coronavirus deaths

[ad_1] India has recorded the pandemic’s highest single-day death toll in the world By SHEIKH SAALIQ and BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated Press May 19, 2021, 12:12 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW DELHI — India on Wednesday reported more coronavirus deaths in a single …

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COVID-19 flareups force return of restrictions for several Asian countries

[ad_1] TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taxi drivers are starved for customers, weddings are suddenly canceled, schools are closed, and restaurant service is restricted across much of Asia as the coronavirus makes a resurgence in countries where it had seemed to be well under control. Sparsely populated Mongolia has seen its …

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Mexico reports 253 additional coronavirus deaths

[ad_1] By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read MONTERREY, Mexico, May 18 (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday reported an additional 253 coronavirus fatalities, bringing the total death toll in the country to 220,746. (Reporting by Laura Gottesdiener) Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. [ad_2] Source link

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Texas gov. orders schools to end mask rules | Coronavirus

[ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas — Texas’ governor says public schools must end mask requirements starting in June and is ordering Texas’ cities and counties to drop nearly all face covering mandates by the end of the week. Tuesday’s announcement from Gov. Greg Abbott does not affect private businesses, which can still …

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The Latest: Biden adviser cites son, asks young to get shots | Coronavirus

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — A top White House adviser for the coronavirus is encouraging young people to get vaccinated, sharing his son’s struggles after acquiring the virus. Andy Slavitt revealed during a White House briefing Tuesday that one of his sons was diagnosed with the virus late last year and still …

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EU’s coronavirus travel plan faces ‘make-or-break’ moment – POLITICO

[ad_1] It’s crunch time for Europe’s coronavirus travel pass. Negotiators from the European Council and the Parliament meet Tuesday evening to work out a common position on so-called “digital green certificates” — the Commission’s plan to ease travel across the bloc by certifying travelers’ jabs, tests or past infections. The …

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Italy reports 201 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, 4,452 new cases

[ad_1] MILAN, May 18 (Reuters) – Italy reported 201 coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday against 140 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 4,452 from 3,455. Italy has registered 124,497 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, …

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Powerful cyclone hits land in India amid deadly virus surge | Coronavirus

[ad_1] NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful cyclone that emerged in the Arabian Sea made landfall on India’s western coast on Monday, hours after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state. Cyclone Tauktae, the most powerful storm to hit the region in more …

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India’s tally of coronavirus infections crosses 25 million

[ad_1] BENGALURU, May 18 (Reuters) – India’s total coronavirus cases surged past the 25 million mark on Tuesday, boosted by 263,533 new infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by a record 4,329. India becomes the world’s second nation, after the United States, to pass the …

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