Tag: coronavirus

Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

ROME (Reuters) – The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day on Sunday but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. FILE PHOTO: A man jogs at an empty Navona square as Italy tightens measures to try and contain the spread of…

Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women. And as cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it’s becoming more clear that…

Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes U.S. House, becomes law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $ 2.2 trillion aid package – the largest in history – to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law. The massive bill passed the Senate and House of Representatives…

Formula One teams are using racing tech to tackle coronavirus

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, companies from a variety of industries are stepping up to manufacture much needed medical equipment. The United Kingdom has called upon one of its most high tech industries: Formula One racing. Seven F1 teams are based in the U.K. — the most of any country. They’re now working…