The news keeps coming on the coronavirus pandemic. Today we learned details of a $900 million bailout for Air New Zealand, Auckland Council announced it was closing public facilities such as recreation centres and libraries and parents…
Many of us have been given a false sense of security because of the relatively low number of deaths in Australia so far.
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast/Photos Getty Just a few weeks ago, back when we could go out and live life unencumbered by social distancing, I stared down a baby brunching with his family across from my table. He wore a kangaroo onesie and looked me right in the eye as he rubbed scrambled … Read more
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Hello Alfred, a casual butler startup that caters largely to affluent people in large cities, is battling internal unrest as it continues operating during the coronavirus outbreak. The “Alfreds,” the workers who perform the housekeeping, delivery, and errand services offered by the company, are carrying out a reduced … Read more
As President Trump changed his tune about the coronavirus this past week, shifting on a dime from shrugging it off to calling it “the invisible enemy” America is at war with, he also began referring to it as the “Chinese Virus.” Using racist or racially inflected language, and waiting for Democrats to respond with fury, … Read more
The Doctor Who star shared a picture to reveal the ‘harsh reality of coronavirus’
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The Prime Minister also pitched for use of digital payments to prevent the spread of the virus through currency notes.
Indian migrant workers attempting to reach their home villages have crowded a railway station in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, defying a 14-hour “people’s curfew” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi called to stem a surge in coronavirus cases in the world’s second-most populous country.
The United States now has 26,747 diagnosed COVID-19 cases, the third highest total globally, while the number of deaths around the world has now surpassed 13,000. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. The respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except … Read more