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The avian-like swine flu was discovered in China.
As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, another possible pandemic is on the horizon. Researchers in China have revealed the discovery of a strain of the H1N1 virus—which caused the 2009 pandemic—and according to the scientists, this new type ...
 
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Leaders must stop 'politicizing' the pandemic - WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus shared his concerns that the pandemic continues to worsen due to the lack of global leadership and cooperation between nations.The WHO chief also warned leaders about “politicizing” the pandemic and inadvertently worsening ...
 
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Artists present a meditation on New York City street art in the time of coronavirus.
Urban street art distinguishes itself from traditional art forms in that the amount of time it takes to arrive at a finished piece is significantly shorter than, say oil painting or glass sculpture. Street artists also do not necessarily need to kowtow ...
 
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And now he has a new prediction.
Bill Gates is many things we are not: genius, billionaire, philanthropist. But a lesser known descriptor should be added to the list—Prophet of Doom.For years, Gates has been hopping around the world, warning governments and people: A pandemic will arrive within the ...
 
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The novel coronavirus could survive up to three days on plastic.
Gunma University in Japan has developed a copper fiber sheet that can be utilized for anything from face masks to gloves, creating a stronger barrier for the public against COVID-19 as the novel coronavirus can only be active for four hours on ...
 
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The country has allocated a budget of $12.5 billion to revive its tourism sector.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the entire world, travel has been mandatorily put on pause. But as countries slowly reopen their cities and hold on to the hope of recovering, Japan is making a move in an effort to breathe new life ...
 
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Even in countries where the virus hits the hardest, interests for iPhone SE 2020 are still rising and even overtaking interests in crucial Covid-19 information.
The bestselling iPhone model of all time is, reportedly, the iPhone 6 and its slightly bigger model, the iPhone 6+. Just three months after it was released in November 2014, it had already sold an incredible 71.5 million units, according to Investopedia. ...
 
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It’s the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hertz, a global car rental company that’s over 100 years old, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday (May 22), ostensibly due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the latest large-scale company the virus has taken down in recent weeks. The Wall ...
 
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Sorry to current Best Picture frontrunner Sonic The Hedgehog.
Though February 2021 is 100 years away in quarantine time, the 93rd Academy Awards might be postponed, according to a report in Variety. It's an unprecedented move, and one that could expand the field of eligible movies, and hurt the chances of current Best ...
 
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And it looks like the end isn’t quite in sight yet.
A second wave of job cuts at Uber has seen the ride–hailing service lose another 3,000 of its staff because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes less than two weeks after it laid off some 3,700 of its ...
 
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Researchers are developing a sensor for detecting viruses.
A sensor is being developed by engineers so it can detect COVID-19 when the virus touches its surface. Researchers from the University of Utah originally designed a prototype that is able to detect the Zika virus, but are now reworking their design ...
 
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No word yet on whether the Philippines will support the resolution.
A draft resolution initiated by Australia and supported by 61 other countries proposed creating an independent inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and the World Health Organization’s response to it. The resolution calls for “an impartial, independent and comprehensive evaluation, including using existing ...
 
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Cases have been reported in the US and Europe.
Doctors are warning parents as well as medical professionals about a mystery condition that appears to affect children after they’ve already recovered from COVID-19. The condition, known as Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS), may not be directly caused by the virus, but may ...
 
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Talk about a country flattening the curve.
No new cases of coronavirus patients have been reported in Thailand on Wednesday (May 13), the first time it has happened since March 9. Reuters reports that Thailand’s total confirmed cases held steady at 3,017 with 56 deaths.A total of 2,844 patients have recovered ...
 
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Sonny Dominguez bared a four-point battle plan on how to restart the economy.
During the presidential address to the nation on May 12, finance secretary Sonny Dominguez bared a four-point battle plan on how to restart the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He started by giving an overview of the country’s economic fundamentals.“The Economist ranks ...
 
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A nurses' union filed a complaint on her behalf with the California Health Department.
The Filipina nurse who died of COVID-19 in Los Angeles treated a patient without proper protective equipment, specifically an N95 mask. A report in the Los Angeles Times said that Celia Marcos was covered only in a thin surgical mask when she began treating ...
 
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What patterns do you see and where is the “epicenter” of the epidemic?
A map produced by the Uniervsity of the Philippines and the Department of Science and Technolgy shows hotspots where COVID-19 is most prevalent in Metro Manila. The map was posted on Facebook by biological data scientist Darwin Bandoy.The map shows a concentration ...
 
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If this is the future of dining, then...it looks pretty good.
We've all seen the memes: restaurant tables split up by clear acrylic boxes, robots replacing humans on the floor. Heck, there's even a photo of a restaurant for one, which was essentially a lone table and chair set atop a hill.As the world settles into ...
 
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The country is gearing up for the new normal after COVID-19.
For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out reportr's COVID-19 case tracker.For the latest news and updates on COVID-19, check out reportr.world/covid-19.South Korea is preparing to bring back some semblance to normalcy for its citizens. Starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the country is set to ...
 
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Now that's a good boy.
There are a number of experimental projects happening right now, ranging from testing kits to medication to vaccines, but this one might be the furriest one yet: medical detection dogs trained to sniff out COVID-19.The British charity Medical Detection Dogs is working ...
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