As coronavirus started seeping from its origins in a Wuhan wet market in China late last year – fast spawning the rest of the globe – the information coming from the World Health Organization (WHO) was one of dismissal, in line with the Chinese Communist Party's muzzling of the disease's potency.
The global coronavirus pandemic that has turned most of the world upside down has left Latin America largely unscathed, but that all changed Thursday when Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador announced all non-essential activities would be suspended, bringing the bustling city to a grinding halt.
Cases of the coronavirus continue to increase daily, prompting governments to institute measures to combat the pandemic as patients crowd hospitals and much-needed equipment are in short supply in some regions.
The head of the World Health Organization, in charge of making life or death decisions on a grand scale, has been accused of covering up cholera epidemics, supporting a terrorist organization and inflating his resume to claim he conquered malaria and HIV.
Iran is among the top four infected countries, where the death toll is now the fourth highest in the world after Italy, Spain, and China. Doctors and nurses in Iran are doing their best to handle the crisis, but say they are experiencing a medical shortage, running low on hospital beds, gloves, masks, and testing […]
A Chinese government regulatory group announced Friday that it is investigating Shenzhen Bioeasy Biotechnology, the company accused of selling faulty coronavirus kits at marked-up prices to countries like Spain and the Czech Republic in desperate need of them.