Frontline medical workers that participated in the epidemic control and prevention should be taken good care of and support from various aspects should be guaranteed, Beijing Daily reported, citing information from a meeting chaired by the capital's Party Secretary Cai Qi on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Beijing to strengthen virus prevention, control measures at hospitals
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US stocks were little changed on Thursday as a rise in the number of coronavirus cases outside China raised more concerns about the global impact of the epidemic, while a multi-billion dollar buyout deal for E*Trade Financial Corp boosted shares of the online discount brokerage. E*Trade jumped 24.2% after Morgan Stanley offered to buy it in a $13 billion stock deal, the biggest acquisition by a Wall Street bank since the global financial crisis. Morgan Stanley's shares fell 3.9%. The mood elsewhere was more subdued, as the number of new coronavirus cases climbed in South Korea and Japan reported two new deaths. Research also suggested that the virus was spreading faster than previously thought. "There is still uncertainty about how long this (outbreak) is going to last and how big the economic effect is going to be, not just on China, but on supply chains around the world," Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida, said. Recent data from China has … [Read more...] about Wall Street steady as virus fears build; E*Trade surges on buyout deal
However, experts say the true number of patients is likely considerably higher and therefore the death rate considerably lower. Imperial College London researchers estimate that there were 4,000 (up to 9,700) cases in Wuhan city alone up to January 18 – officially there were only 444 there to that date. If cases are in fact 100 times more common than the official figures, the virus may be far less dangerous than currently believed, but also far more widespread. … [Read more...] about Brits are the LAST to leave coronavirus cruise ship: 74 British Diamond Princess passengers are STILL waiting for rescue as hundreds more foreigners are airlifted to safety
Since the NHS transferred Annette from Clatterbridge Hospital in the Wirral, Merseyside, to Bowmere Hospital in Chester, which specialises in mental health, Annette has been able to pay for the use of a powerchair with her PIP (Personal Independence Payment) money. … [Read more...] about Mentally ill woman who weighs 33st fears she’ll become bed-bound in benefits row
Most of all it gave Hun Sen something he has wanted for a long time; a chance to repair relations with the US. These were badly frayed three years ago when the opposition leader Kem Sokha, who looked on course to beat Hun Sen in the 2018 election, was arrested and accused of plotting, with US backing, to overthrow the government. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?