Netanyahu sounds alarm over Israel’s new Covid-19 spike, warning ‘we’re in a state of emergency’

Israel is currently in a “state of emergency,” in the wake of the alarmingly high number of new coronavirus cases, PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said. The country has smashed past the 10,000 active cases mark and the growth continues. … Read More >Netanyahu sounds alarm over Israel’s new Covid-19 spike, warning ‘we’re in a state of emergency’

Britain’s Leicester lockdown is an unjustifiable travesty, based on shoddy figures and a bungled report

The so-called ‘outbreak’ of Covid-19 in the English city of Leicester, which has precipitated a second lockdown there, has been driven by the young and people under 40. The very people who aren’t much at risk of death. … Read More >Britain’s Leicester lockdown is an unjustifiable travesty, based on shoddy figures and a bungled report

More than ONE MILLION young people will be jobless in UK by next year unless government intervenes, new report warns

Young people in Britain are facing the worst jobs crisis since records began. Over one million will be plunged into unemployment by the end of 2020 if the UK government doesn’t intervene, new research has warned. … Read More >More than ONE MILLION young people will be jobless in UK by next year unless government intervenes, new report warns

First Russian coronavirus vaccine volunteers report no adverse side-effects. Hopes now high for mass immunization in fall

There may finally be an end in sight. Two weeks after Russia’s home-grown Covid-19 vaccine was administered to a group of volunteers, there have been no negative side-effects, raising hopes that mass immunization may be possible. … Read More >First Russian coronavirus vaccine volunteers report no adverse side-effects. Hopes now high for mass immunization in fall

Live Updates: Two Thirds of Americans Say COVID-19 Crisis ‘Getting Worse’ – Poll

Multiple research centres in numerous countries are trying to develop a vaccine against the coronavirus, as the number of those infected has already surpassed 10.6 million worldwide, while the death toll stands at around 515,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. … Read More >Live Updates: Two Thirds of Americans Say COVID-19 Crisis ‘Getting Worse’ – Poll

Fears dozens of local lockdowns are ‘days away’ prompts dismay among Britons, as UK battles to contain coronavirus flare-ups

As many as 36 regions in England which are seeing a rise in newly confirmed cases of coronavirus could be “just days” away from being forced into local lockdowns, according to reports, leading many Britons to voice their alarm. … Read More >Fears dozens of local lockdowns are ‘days away’ prompts dismay among Britons, as UK battles to contain coronavirus flare-ups

45% of Russians had no savings before coronavirus pandemic led to spike in unemployment – new survey

Almost half of all Russians had no money saved when Covid-19 hit the country, according to a new survey, with only 26% of the population having enough to survive self-isolation if all sources of income were stopped. … Read More >45% of Russians had no savings before coronavirus pandemic led to spike in unemployment – new survey