Trump faults China for coronavirus’ spread, says US investigating

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday (April 27) that China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and said his administration was conducting "serious investigations" into what happened. "We're doing very serious investigations... We are not happy with China," Mr Trump said at a White House news conference. … Continue reading Trump faults China for coronavirus’ spread, says US investigating

Italy, UK explore possible Covid-19 link to child inflammatory disease

MILAN/LONDON (REUTERS) - Italian and British medical experts are investigating a possible link between the coronavirus pandemic and clusters of severe inflammatory disease among infants who are arriving in hospital with high fevers and swollen arteries. Doctors in northern Italy, one of the world's hardest-hit areas during the pandemic, have reported extraordinarily large numbers of children under … Continue reading Italy, UK explore possible Covid-19 link to child inflammatory disease

White House adviser Peter Navarro lashes out at China over ‘fake’ coronavirus test kits

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday (April 27) accused China of sending low-quality and even counterfeit coronavirus antibody testing kits to the United States and of "profiteering" from the pandemic. Navarro, an outspoken critic of Beijing who President Donald Trump has appointed to work on supply-line issues relating to the … Continue reading White House adviser Peter Navarro lashes out at China over ‘fake’ coronavirus test kits

Mysterious blood clots are Covid-19’s latest lethal surprise

WASHINGTON (AFP) - After he had spent nearly three weeks in an intensive care unit being treated for Covid-19, Broadway and TV actor Nick Cordero's doctors were forced to amputate his right leg. The 41-year-old's blood flow had been impeded by a clot: yet another dangerous complication of the disease that has been bubbling up … Continue reading Mysterious blood clots are Covid-19’s latest lethal surprise

‘I hope he’s fine’: Trump says he knows how North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is doing

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday (April 27) he knows how Kim Jong Un is doing and hopes he is fine, after days of speculation over the North Korean leader's health. Mr Kim’s whereabouts and whether he had a heart procedure have been a subject of intense speculation in recent weeks. Rumours … Continue reading ‘I hope he’s fine’: Trump says he knows how North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is doing

Trump sees US schools re-opening for a short period as states ease coronavirus lockdown

WASHINGTON (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG, AFP) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday (April 27) he foresees schools soon welcoming students back as US states begin to thaw the freeze they put on daily life in hopes of slowing the global coronavirus pandemic, even though there are only a few weeks left of classes in most … Continue reading Trump sees US schools re-opening for a short period as states ease coronavirus lockdown

Trump slams cities, states seeking US aid to offset coronavirus losses

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Monday (April 27) slammed US cities and states seeking billions more dollars in federal aid to offset huge losses from the coronavirus outbreak as members of Congress spar over the next round of potential economic relief. Democrats want more aid to help cities and states left out of the … Continue reading Trump slams cities, states seeking US aid to offset coronavirus losses