Coronavirus update


This 4 March 2020 video from the USA is called Amazon Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Seattle.

USA: Efforts by the Trump administration to downplay the danger posed by the coronavirus are being overwhelmed by the rapid spread of the disease in the United States and warnings by scientists that a substantial percentage of the population will become dangerously ill. It is now being acknowledged that the virus has been spreading undetected for weeks in the United States. There are confirmed coronavirus cases in 16 states, and nine people have died. California, Washington and New York have detected “community transmission” outbreaks of “unknown origin,” meaning that hundreds, or even thousands of people may be infected throughout the country: here.

High cost of health care, lack of paid time off, leave US workers vulnerable to coronavirus outbreak: here.

Britain: The government refused to commit to ensuring financial support to workers who are not eligible for sick pay while self-isolating due to the coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today that “all options” would remain under review when asked what he would do to ensure those in insecure work who are ill do not also suffer hardship due to lack of statutory sick pay. His comment came as the number of coronavirus cases in Britain rose to more than 50: here.

Australia’s health system could be overwhelmed by large-scale coronavirus outbreak: here.

CORONAVIRUS CASES PASS 92,000 WORLDWIDEThe new coronavirus has now killed 3,200 people, the vast majority in mainland China. There are now over 92,000 global cases, with infections in more than 70 countries and territories. The U.S. Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by 0.5 percentage points in response to the coronavirus impact on financial markets. Iran now has over 2,300 cases and 77 deaths. Around 8% of Iran’s lawmakers have tested positive for the virus.

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