There are now more than 700 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the African continent, with a number of countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic. List: North Africa Algeria – 139Egypt – 294Morocco – 96Tunisia – 60 Virus-free = Western Sahara, Libya West Africa Benin – 2Burkina... Continue Reading →
The Tokyo Olympics due to start in July looked increasingly likely to be postponed, with Canada pulling out and Australia saying it was preparing for a one-year delay.
It comes a day after the country reported the first death of a doctor treating Covid-19 patients. One of the doctors, a 66-year-old gynaecologist in Mulhouse near the border with Switzerland and Germany, was infected by a patient during a consultation, according to his clinic. The other was a 60-year-old general practitioner at a hospital... Continue Reading →
Actor Idris Elba said he has tested positive for Covid-19. Elba, 47, said he received his test results Monday morning. He encouraged people watching to practice social distancing and be diligent about hand washing, emphasizing the point that there are asymptomatic people are out there, like himself. "Stay home people and be pragmatic," he wrote.... Continue Reading →
The coronavirus has changed the way most of us live in fundamental ways, which made us wonder what was happening with some of the most intimate contacts -- sex in brothels. We contacted a half dozen of the biggest brothels in the Las Vegas area, and they're all open for business ... with an asterisk.... Continue Reading →
Rudy Gobert -- the first NBA player to be diagnosed with coronavirus -- is paying it forward to his arena family and surrounding communities with hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Utah Jazz star announced Saturday he'd be forking $500k of his money toward the COVID-19 pandemic -- divvying up the dough to different groups, but... Continue Reading →
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from a trip to London, a statement from the PM's office says. "She will remain in isolation for the time being. She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild," it read. The... Continue Reading →
It’s a grave rush. It's a little dark, but some people are planning for eternity in the wake of the coronavirus. Hollywood Forever Cemetery has been barraged by death-obsessed customers apparently panicked by theCOVID-19 pandemic. “Never seen anything like this before. It’s crazy,” co-founder Yogu Kanthiah told us. Kanthiah says customers are dropping wads to buy pre-death... Continue Reading →