With the US spiraling downward, a downward trajectory merely steepened by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, we’d expect other nations to suffer likewise.
China’s state media outlet Xinhua has published a short animation titled ‘Once Upon a Virus’ mocking the US response to the COVID-19 crisis using Lego-like figures to represent the two countries.
Dr. Rick Bright said he “resisted efforts to provide an unproven drug on demand to the American public.”
With most people staying home during the coronavirus outbreak, Los Angeles now has some of the cleanest air of any major city.
US government officials in Washington, DC are preparing for a coronavirus epidemic in the capital similar to New York, one that could potentially cripple the government, according to US media reports.
Once again it appears that big business will get bailed out while the American people get sold out.
The International Monetary Fund approved $500 million on Monday to cancel six months of debt payments for 25 of the world’s most impoverished countries so they can help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local hospitals have their own testing sites set up now, but it’s not yet clear if they will be able to handle the extra testing now that the federal help is being withdrawn.
Regime change-hungry HRW is proudly taking credit for crushing new US sanctions on Nicaragua while pushing to escalate Washington’s economic war on Venezuela. The Grayzone presents a deep dive into the “human rights” arm of the US empire.
One month ago, MintPress News reported that, in the case of a particularly bad COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic in New York City, authorities had drawn up contingency plans to dump the Read More…
MIT chemists are testing a protein fragment that may inhibit coronaviruses’ ability to enter human lung cells.
What is the next step in the evolution of the COV-19 Crisis?
A coronavirus vaccine program was announced in Davos at the World Economic Forum (January 21-24) barely 2 weeks after the cornonavirus was identified by the Chinese authorities on January 7.
Clinical and design considerations will be published online; goal is to support rapid scale-up of device production to alleviate hospital shortages.
The rich will reap benefits while workers get sick and die. It is finance capitalism that is being bailed out in the tune of $5 trillion, while some eligible Americans might receive a single measly $1200 check that is supposed to save them from economic catastrophe.
Health care rationing isn’t what awaits us in a single-payer system. It’s happening now in our failed for-profit system.