'Threat and blessing': how one of the few countries lives without coronavirus

The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is one of the few places where the coronavirus is free, but efforts to keep it from spreading have been hampered by a Category 300 cyclone. Writes about this The Guardian. Vanuatu is a country with a population of just under 000 people, of which 80 ...

5G and coronavirus: a new conspiracy theory causes panic and looting

As the coronavirus is sweeping the world, rumors are spreading about what caused it. Now there is a popular theory on the Internet that 5G is to blame. But radio waves cannot create the virus that causes COVID-19. Writes about this CNet. But it is not…

Vitamin C and the flu shot: experts debunk myths about ways to protect against coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, confusion and misconceptions about what can protect you become as contagious as the virus. The New York Times spoke with doctors and infectious disease specialists about ...

How to physically and psychologically adapt to self-isolation: life hacks of astronauts

What do people who have to completely abandon their usual life, says "Lifehacker". Chances are, you are currently feeling stressed and lonely. Now imagine that you live in a small enclosed space 400 kilometers above the Earth for six months. Astronauts ...

'We are Together': Mayor of Chicago signs decree to protect immigrants and refugees during a pandemic

Chicago Mayor Laurie Lightfoot has signed an executive order expressly guaranteeing that all the benefits, opportunities and services provided or operated by the City of Chicago are available to all residents, regardless of country of birth or current citizenship status, according to the Mayor's office. "It is not simple…

The United States announced its readiness to issue visas to foreign doctors: why this led to a scandal

On March 26, the US State Department announced its readiness to issue visas to medical workers specializing in the fight against COVID-19, publishing a statement on its official website. This caused a flurry of criticism on social networks around the world - as a result, the text of the statement was rewritten. Initially ...

In illness and health, but not in quarantine: the number of divorce lawsuits has risen sharply in the US

American divorce lawyers report an increase in the number of requests from clients forced to spend time with their “halves” due to the quarantine associated with the coronavirus pandemic, writes The Sun. According to family law experts in Manhattan, couples forced to take round ...

Quarantine has changed the way you learn foreign languages: how to use the situation

Every day, seventh grader from Massachusetts, Kaylene Wilson, takes a break from homework on the Internet and opens an application on her phone for a half-hour foreign language lesson. Writes about this USA Today. “The boy has three green bicycles and an egg,” said a 12-year-old girl ...

'Could not breathe and coughed up blood': a Russian-speaking immigrant told how she had been ill with COVID-19

A resident of Virginia, Dasha Soldatenkova, has had a coronavirus. Now she is at home, but just a few days ago, doctors had to fight for her life. Dasha told about her experience of fighting the disease to the Voice of America. Further - from the first person. I am a medical professional ...

It brings humanity closer to treating the disease: Israeli scientists get antibodies to coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research in Ness Zion were able to obtain antibodies to the coronavirus COVID-19. Hromadske Radio writes about it. This discovery brings humanity closer to curing the disease. The institute noted that this is far from a vaccine, but finding antibodies is the first step ...

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