Daily Archives: August 6, 2020

European Markets in Negative Territory

European markets are slumping Thursday as investors anxiously await an end to the  stalemate in Washington over a new coronavirus emergency aid package. London’s FTSE index was down 1.2% at the midday mark, with the CAC-40 in Paris down 0.5% and the DAX index losing over five points but virtually unchanged percentage-wise. Earlier Thursday in

WHO Deploys Dozens of Experts to South Africa to Help Slow Coronavirus Spread

A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) is in South Africa to help the country get control of its rapid rise in coronavirus cases. The WHO said in a statement that 43 experts in specialties including, epidemiology, health education, and surveillance, prevention and control will support the COVID-19 response team. The WHO’s

8 COVID Patients Die in India Hospital Fire

  NEW DELHI – Eight COVID-19 patients died in India when a fire engulfed the critical care unit of a hospital in Ahmedabad city in the western Gujarat state early Thursday. The victims included five men and three women. About 35 other patients in the hospital were shifted to other facilities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi