Accusation of belonging to China: Trump threatens WHO with the exit of the USA

In mid-April, US President Trump bursts his collar: in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, he puts his country’s contributions to the World Health Organization on hold – and makes serious accusations. Trump is now following up and “thanking” China. US President Donald Trump has threatened the World Health Organization (WHO) with a final freeze […]

Rebuilding the economy: Lagarde praises Franco-German plan

The European economy is expected to use 500 billion euros to fight a recession that is emerging from the coronavirus pandemic. That is what a German-French plan provides for. Praise for this comes from the Spanish government and also from the ECB. The head of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, welcomed the Franco-German proposal […]

“Gift of God” against Corona ?: Trump uses hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic

With the daily use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, US President Trump feels prepared for the coronavirus. He states that. However, there is also a study that found a higher mortality rate in patients when taken in combination with an antibiotic. US President Donald Trump says he takes malaria medication as a coronavirus prophylaxis. He’s […]

Fed chief Powell’s outlook: US economy could plunge 30 percent

The coronavirus pandemic is also strangling the US economy. Central bank boss Powell is painting a bleak picture in the current quarter. He does not expect the world’s largest economy to recover quickly. A vaccine is a requirement for him. The Federal Reserve (Fed) estimates that the US economy could shrink by up to 30 […]

Corona virus live ticker: +++ 23:42 India extends Corona curfew again +++

India is once again extending the curfew imposed by the corona pandemic. The existing measures would now apply until at least May 31, the Interior Ministry said in New Delhi. The curfew was imposed on all 1.3 billion citizens in the country at the end of March. According to official data, almost 91,000 infections with […]

Corona in nursing: Visiting bans hit dementia hard

Sunday May 17th 2020 By Sarah Borufka Visits to nursing homes have been banned since mid-March. Dementia sufferers particularly suffer from this regulation. The German Alzheimer Society demands that the recently decided easing be implemented quickly. The phone has been ringing like crazy since the beginning of the week, says Sigrun Sahmland. She is a […]

Corona virus live ticker: +++ Brazil now has over 15,000 deaths +++

In Brazil, 15,633 people have died from the coronavirus-induced lung disease Covid-19, more than 800 of them in the last 24 hours. Across the country, more than 233,000 people were infected, the authorities said. This means that Brazil, whose ultra-right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro has described the pandemic as “little flu”, has the fourth highest number […]

Corona virus live ticker: +++ 23:57 Brazil sends soldiers to the border with Colombia +++

To curb the spread of the corona virus in the Amazon region, Brazil will strengthen its military presence on the Colombian border. This was announced by Colombian President Iván Duque after a virtual meeting with Colombian and Brazilian ministers. The two neighboring countries would try to exchange more information about the state of the pandemic […]

“Obsessed with panacea”: science magazine advises Trump to be voted out

It is rather unusual for a medical journal to make election recommendations. The British magazine “The Lancet” now feels compelled to do so. The reason is Donald Trump’s action in the corona crisis. The well-known British science magazine “The Lancet” has criticized the actions of US President Donald Trump in the corona crisis and indirectly […]