Coronavirus: What you should know before traveling to Mexico

Traveling in Mexico is safe during the coronavirus pandemic if one follows sanitary protocols established by the destination where one travels, says the United States ambassador to Mexico. Christopher Landau told the newspaper El Financiero Wednesday during a culture and tourism event that he’s seen how seriously restaurants, hotels and other tourism-related businesses take Covid safety protocols … Continue reading Coronavirus: What you should know before traveling to Mexico

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COVID-19: When Trump got it wrong

The White House campaign-style video promoting President Donald Trump's defense of his actions combating the emerging coronavirus threat earlier this year skips over his actions during the entire month of February, when he often downplayed concerns. At the end of January, Trump imposed restrictions on travel from China where the virus first erupted. By mid-March, … Continue reading COVID-19: When Trump got it wrong

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WHO explains why coronavirus was renamed COVID-9

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that "COVID-19" will now be the official name of the deadly virus from China, saying the disease represented a "very grave threat" for the world but there was a "realistic chance" of stopping it. "We now have a name for the disease and it's 'COVID-19'," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told … Continue reading WHO explains why coronavirus was renamed COVID-9

Masks shortage, a major setback in the fight against coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads in China, everyone seems to be running short of facial masks. Pharmacy shelves were scooped bare. E-commerce sites see their stocks gone in seconds. Even doctors battling against the virus had to recycle their masks due to limited supply. As fear of the virus strains supplies, mask factories across China cancelled … Continue reading Masks shortage, a major setback in the fight against coronavirus