"There’s an urgent need to help young people to continue their education, through distance learning for example, to ensure they are able to get their qualifications and that they get the other kinds of support they need." … [Read more...] about Angelina Jolie speaks out about Maddox’s future in South Korea after lockdown
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“We have to keep our horses fit and our team fit and ready to go. If they lift the ban for us, we have to be ready to do that. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How does a jousting team cope with lockdown?
North Korea's public life has largely been brought to a standstill. There is an entry and exit ban, air and rail traffic are suspended, schools and universities are closed. All foreigners in the country were put under a 30-day quarantine, from which even diplomats were not exempt — and are only allowed to move to a very limited extent. Germany, for instance, subsequently withdrew its embassy staff at the end of February, and the omnipresent military force of the self-declared nuclear power is no exception to the measures. … [Read more...] about North Korea’s Kim Jong Un responds to coronavirus with missiles
For Kagure Wamunyu, she is used to poor internet connections. She works as Chief Strategist at Kobo360, a logistics company operating across Africa. The company is like Uber, but for trucks. It's an app-based platform that requires connectivity and good internet access. Their work is classified as an essential service: their trucks deliver medicines and food across a vast area. Now keeping their 200 staff connected is not only proving tricky but also costly. … [Read more...] about How the internet is making stay-at-home difficult for Africans
Prof Mark Harris, an expert in virology at Leeds University, said reinfection in that case was “unlikely”, but added that “there is some evidence in the scientific literature for persistent infections of animal coronaviruses (mainly in bats)”. … [Read more...] about South Korean patients released with Covid-19 after ‘false negative’ tests