European governments already have system for working together in a health emergency – it’s called the EUCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 250 million European citizens are in mandatory home confinement to help curb the spread of Covid 19. Yet while Swedes, Germans and Bulgarians still walk more or less freely around their cities, Italians, Spaniards and French people can’t leave their homes. Swedish kids are still going to school, while most of their European...
Much to the woe of teens across the US and Europe, Snapchat is currently down in parts of the world. Snapchat’s Support account tweeted an acknowledgment of the outage at 10:33AM ET but didn’t provide any additional details. It also hasn’t shared an update since.
Supermarket data from Italy, France and UK shows it’s boom time for staples and downtime for pricey items such as Champagne.
Our citizens are dying and our hospitals overwhelmed. Either we respond with unwavering solidarity or our union fails, writes the Spanish prime ministerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEurope is enduring its worst crisis since the second world war. Our citizens are dying, or fighting for their lives in hospitals that are overwhelmed by a pandemic which represents the greatest threat to public health since the 1918 flu pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) " With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't using them, complaining that states are competing against each other for vital equipment in eBay-like bidding wars.'If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me,' Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.The executive order he said he [
The head of the World Health Organization’s office in Europe says figures show that more than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus on the continent have been aged over 60
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:" World Health Organization leader gives details about virus deaths." Spain hits new record in virus deaths within 24 hours." Chinese government calls out U.S. officials and lawmakers for coronavirus [
Viktor Orbán is using the pandemic to seize more power. This backsliding could permanently change the face of the EUCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTo say that Europe is united by its divisions is an exaggeration – but only a small one. Closing national borders during the pandemic may have been a rational health response, but the longer term political consequences become more troubling when we look at the order in which European governments began to reimpose...