New Unemployment Benefits Announced for Private Employees

The secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), Briseida Torres Reyes, announced the availability of new unemployment benefits in Puerto Rico that, among other things, will allow covering workers on their own account, while increasing the weekly amount eligible employees may receive for these benefits. The head of the agency confirmed that […]

US CDC Admits to Misdiagnosing Coronavirus Patients

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has admitted to misdiagnosing some patients with # COVID_19, this according to a tweet from Lijian Zhao, a Chinese politician and current deputy director of the Information Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. . According to Zhao, several people were diagnosed with the flu instead of […]

CDC reports 15,268 coronavirus cases, 201 deaths

(Reuters) – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 15,268 coronavirus cases on Friday, an increase of 4,777 cases from the previous tally and said the death toll increased from 51 to 201. The CDC reported the count of respiratory disease cases, COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, starting at 4:00 pm. ET […]

CDC reports 10,491 coronavirus cases, 150 deaths

Healthcare workers are visited at a new coronavirus drive-thru test center (COVID-19) in the Staten Island district of New York City, New York, United States, March 19, 2020. REUTERS / Mike Segar (Reuters) – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 10,491 coronavirus cases on Thursday, an increase of 3,404 over the previous […]

The Lexington man claims to be presumptively positive for coronavirus

A Lexington man claims to be one of dozens of cases in the state to test the positive presumptive for the COVID-19 virus. Tuesday Barry Adams, 51, says he has tested positive locally, but is still awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “They did all the tests and quarantined me […]

First person who was injected with the coronavirus trial vaccine in Seattle

A pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller, on the left, the first shot in the first clinical stage safety study … [+] testing a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (Photo AP / Ted S. Warren) ASSOCIATED PRESS […]

USA shuts down restaurants, bars, cafes, schools

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced he will close the country‚Äôs borders to all foreign nationals and called on Canadians abroad to “come home now”. “At this point we are closing our borders to all non Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada … that measure does not apply to US citizens,” Mr Trudeau […]