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Coronavirus: UK’s Covid-19 alert level reduced from four to three

The UK’s coronavirus alert level has been downgraded from four to three, its chief medical officers have said. Under level three, the virus is considered to be “in general circulation” and there could be a “gradual relaxation of restrictions”. Previously transmission was considered to be “high or rising exponentially”. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the […]

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Russia Sets Up ‘Disinfection Tunnel’ To Protect Putin From Virus, State Media Says

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected from the novel coronavirus by a special disinfection tunnel that anyone visiting his residence outside Moscow must pass through, the state-controlled RIA news agency reported on Tuesday. The special tunnel, manufactured by a Russian company based in the town of Penza, has been installed at his official Novo-Ogaryovo […]

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Pulitzer-Winning Pandemic Reporter On Coronavirus: We’re Far From Out Of The Woods

Pulitzer Prize-winning science reporter Laurie Garrett on Wednesday issued a stark reminder about the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, warning “we are far from being out of the woods on this.” Garrett, who wrote the 1994 book “The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance,” told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell that “most […]