US exit from WHO ‘illegal, immoral’

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:25:56 +0000

Washington’s decision to sever ties with the World Health Organization (WHO), widely seen as irresponsible, illegal and immoral, has once again riled the world for the Trump administration’s indulgence in scapegoating others, particularly China and the WHO. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly blamed China for loss of life and economic recession in the United […]

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Italy fully reopens to tourists

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:25:10 +0000

ROME: Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins. Gondolas are ready to punt along Venice’s canals, lovers will be able to act out “Romeo and Juliet” on Verona’s famed balcony, […]

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Researchers map SARS-CoV-2 infection in cells of nasal cavity, bronchia, lungs

Researchers have characterized the specific ways in which SARS-CoV-2 infects the nasal cavity to a great degree — replicating specific cell types — and infects and replicates progressively less well in cells lower down the respiratory tract. The findings suggest the virus tends to become firmly established first in the nasal cavity, but in some cases the virus is aspirated into the lungs, where it may cause more serious disease, including potentially fatal pneumonia.

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