Coronavirus: How scientists are working on ‘universal cure’ for ALL flu

Coronavirus has killed more than 27,000 people with over 600,000 reported infections around the world. Dealing with the outbreak, governments – including the UK – have issued nationwide lockdowns to slow the spread. However, as explained by 2020 Netflix documentary ‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak’, scientists are all too aware of the risks posed by viruses and were working on ways […]

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Enhanced financing schemes, $20 billion in loan capital to give businesses access to credit during Covid-19 crisis

SINGAPORE – Around $1.7 billion drawn from past reserves will be used to finance several enhanced schemes to provide businesses with access to credit amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Temporary Bridging Loan Programme, which was rolled out to the hard-hit tourism sector at last month’s Budget, will be made available to enterprises across all sectors from April 1. Businesses can […]

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World's ailing airlines appeal for aid as U.S. offers $58 billion

DUBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Global airlines urged the world’s major economies to act quickly to prevent irreversible damage to an industry that has seen demand decimated almost overnight by the coronavirus crisis. Several states have already stepped in to help airlines hammered by the travel slump, with the United States offering $58 billion in aid, Singapore announcing support for aviation and […]

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No one hurt in Pembina Highway apartment fire

No one was hurt after a fire in a 14-storey apartment building Friday. Firefighters were called to the scene just after noon to 3030 Pembina Highway. When they got there, a second alarm was called, which generally happens when dealing with a high-rise fire. Crews found smoke pouring from the building, and they launched an offensive attack. The fire was […]

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Doctor who ignored coronavirus arrested after allegedly coughing on colleagues

An American doctor has been arrested after he allegedly deliberately coughed on his co-workers as the country grapples with huge numbers of coronavirus cases. Dr Cory Edgar, an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at UConn Health in Connecticut, was charged with breach of peace on Thursday. UConn Health spokeswoman Jennifer Walker told the Daily Mail that witnesses told police Dr […]

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