More than 99% of people who died from coronavirus in Italy had other diseases

According to a study by the Italian Ministry of Health, more than 99% of people who died from coronavirus in this country suffered from other serious diseases. About this writes Bloomberg. After the number of deaths from this virus in the country exceeded 2500, and in the middle of March ...

The first death from COVID-19 caused by coronavirus was recorded in Russia

A 79-year-old woman with coronavirus died in Moscow at the infectious diseases hospital No. 2 on Sokolinaya Gora, the city's operational headquarters said. This is the first case of death of a person infected with a coronavirus infection in Russia. Writes about this BBC. “A 79-year-old patient was hospitalized on March 13, ...

California homeless people populate empty houses due to outbreak of coronavirus

Homeless families in Los Angeles have seized more than a dozen empty houses in the city due to the coronavirus pandemic. About this writes Fox News. While the city authorities are working to bring the homeless to safe places, including hotels, tramps ...

People lose their jobs, money, and a roof over their heads due to coronavirus: stories of victims

Life on the planet freezes: billions of people are forced to hide in their homes. For many, this means a loss of income, and no one has canceled the costs: bills, rent, hunger and loans do not go to quarantine. The impending crisis threatens the world with a surge of poverty. About this writes the BBC. ...

The aircraft performed the longest passenger flight in history due to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic inadvertently led to a new record for the farthest commercial flight in world history (after distance) after an Air Tahiti Nui plane was forced to fly from French Polynesia to France without landing for 16 hours, breaking ...

Civilization and coronavirus: how the modern world breeds epidemics

The coronavirus pandemic is raging in the world. Compared to 2002-2003, when the SARS outbreak occurred, science has made great strides forward, but epidemics are becoming more frequent and more difficult to stop. Why? Medical historian and author of The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years ...

In Texas, the court postponed the execution of the offender because of the coronavirus

The Texas Criminal Appeals Court has postponed the death penalty of 60-year-old John Hammel for 44 days. In 2009, he killed his pregnant wife, beat his five-year-old daughter and father-in-law to death, and then set fire to the house to hide the traces of the crime. Hummel ...

Tax Season 2020: IRS extends filing deadlines for most Americans

On March 17, the head of the US Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, said at a press conference that most Americans could receive a three-month grace period for paying income taxes for 2019, USA Today writes. The IRS will extend the deadline for paying taxes after April 15 for another 90 days ...

Hotbed of infection: how to disinfect a smartphone so as not to pick up a coronavirus

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the standard instructions for cleaning the surface of gadgets are changing, writes Lifehacker. For the prevention of coronavirus, it is important to always keep your hands clean and not touch your face, especially in crowded places. However, what about smartphones? After all…

Enriching our speech: 45 English analogues of Russian proverbs

Let's imagine a regular working day at an American office, Englishdom offers. During the working day you can hear a lot of funny phrases. For example, a senior manager may cheer his subordinates like this: “It is useless to cry over spilled milk. Today we can still achieve great success! ”. ...

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