Venezuela will apply traditional Chinese medicine to patients with COVID-19

Illustrative photo of the Leopoldo Manrique Terrero hospital in Caracas. Mar 19, 2020. REUTERS / Angus Berwick CARACAS, Mar 30 (Reuters) – The Chinese government this week sent supplies and specialists to Venezuela and included an expert in traditional medicine as part of the aid program to deal with the coronavirus, said the executive vice […]

The Tokyo 2020 postponement decision “within a few days”, sources said

ATHENS / TOKYO (Reuters) – The final decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will be made in the next few days, sources inside the Olympic movement reported to Reuters on Tuesday, while the United States joined together for a delay. With increasing pressure every day, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and […]

Russian army to send coronavirus to Italy after Putin’s call

FILE PHOTO: The Palazzo Marino building in Milan is illuminated with the colors of the Italian flag while the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Milan, March 20, 2020. REUTERS / Daniele Mascolo / File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian military will begin sending medical assistance to Italy on Sunday to help it fight […]

Exclusive: Tokyo organizers silently plan a potential Olympic delay, sources said

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organizers have begun to work out possible alternatives to hold the Olympics this summer, two sources familiar with the talks said, contrary to the Japanese government’s stance that the postponement is not a ‘option. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask, following an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), passes […]

Exclusive: Tokyo organizers silently plan a potential Olympic delay, sources said

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organizers have begun to work out possible alternatives to hold the Olympics this summer, two sources familiar with the talks said, contrary to the Japanese government’s stance that the postponement is not a ‘option. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask, following an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), passes […]

Trump suspends payments, interest on US student loans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Friday’s Trump administration temporarily suspended interest and payments on federal student loans for at least the next 60 days, US President Donald Trump told reporters at a press conference on Friday. Trump also said that the United States Department of Education will not impose standardized tests on students due to the nation’s […]

United States, Mexico, working on travel restrictions to curb the coronavirus: Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he was working with his Mexican counterpart on travel restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The United States could announce restrictions on travel across the U.S.-Mexico border as soon as Friday, limiting crossings to essential travel, two officials informed on the […]

Latest news on the spread of coronavirus worldwide

(Reuters) – Hundreds of millions of people faced a world turned upside down Wednesday by unprecedented emergency measures against the coronavirus pandemic that is killing the old and vulnerable and threatening prolonged economic suffering. DEATH, INFECTIONS – The virus has infected over 212,000 people worldwide and the death toll has exceeded 8,700 in 164 countries. […]