The face of America’s coronavirus response calls the drug “highly significant” and US President Donald Trump says he wants it approved as quickly as possible.
— Read on www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-30/coronavirus-drug-remdesivir-touted-by-donald-trump/12200096
Not a cure or vaccine, a potential treatment
US death toll at 60,207 as Trump delivers an update assessment and Jared Kushner says response is ‘a great success story’
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/apr/29/trump-government-wont-extend-coronavirus-distancing-guidelines
A Chinese state-owned company has warned Papua New Guinea against refusing to renew its mining lease in Enga province.
— Read on www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/415492/chinese-company-warns-png-not-to-refuse-mine-lease
Not very willing to negotiate with PNG. Do they think they are imperialists?
As many as 9,000 additional deaths in the country could be attributed to COVID-19.
— Read on www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2020/04/cdc-us-covid-19-death-toll-likely-higher-reported
The governor of Florida, whose state was among the last to be locked down against the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, announced on Wednesday he would permit limited economic reopening next week while leaving restraints in place for the greater Miami area.
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa/florida-governor-excludes-greater-miami-from-initial-coronavirus-reopening-idUSKBN22B23C
The world’s forests act as shields, keeping humans safe from coronaviruses and other diseases. Their destruction can unleash devastating consequences for global public health.
— Read on m.dw.com/en/how-deforestation-can-lead-to-more-infectious-diseases/a-53282244
A coronavirus vaccine won’t stop the pandemic without all countries having access to it.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/04/29/opinion/coronavirus-vaccine.html