Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

Newspaper Uncovers More Than 6,000 COVID Infections on US College Campuses

A New York Times survey of 270 U.S. colleges and universities has uncovered 6,600 COVID-19 infections among students and staff and 14 coronavirus-related deaths. Hundreds of the almost 1,000 schools the newspaper contacted did not reply to the questions. The statistics do not include numbers for the fall semester that has already started at some schools. “This

‘Gargantuan Task’ Lies Ahead as World Grapples with Once-in-a-Century Pandemic

GENEVA – An Emergency Committee on COVID-19 was convened by the World Health Organization to assess the current status of the pandemic.  It is calling for global solidarity in supporting efforts to contain it. Not surprisingly, the Emergency Committee for the fourth time has unanimously agreed that COVID-19 constitutes a public health emergency of international