Disability Advocates have raised the alarm after the Alabama Department of Public Health released a document showing guidelines that may de-prioritize #COVID-19 patients with developmental disabilities.
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Dr. Michael Saag, an associate dean for global health at University of Alabama at Birmingham and infectious disease expert, was diagnosed & recovered from #COVID-19. He walks us through the novel #coronavirus & containment measures implemented in the US.
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Following a contested election, experts wonder how long a peace deal between the Taliban and Afghan forces will last. The coronavirus is also causing disruptions to U.S. plans to bring troops home from Afghanistan. And in nearby Iraq, the conflict between the U.S. and Iranian backed-militias seems to have hit a breaking point, with Iraq asking the UN to step in. Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/4w3DO87JeNI
Hackers around the world are taking advantage of the global fixation on the #coronavirus pandemic, weaponizing fake information about the virus to attack users and systems worldwide. Among those attacked include the US Department of Health and Human Services, the second largest COVID-19 testing center in the Czech Republic, and 10 percent of Italian companies. Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/_tegLM-Ljd0
Since Turkish President Erdogan announced they would be opening the gates to Europe for migrants and refugees, tension along the border continues to rise. In the border village of Thourio, residents see the situation as a political game, and are prepared to help refugees if they need it but defend their homes against hostile forces.
Although China appears to be over the worst of the outbreak, the economic impact resulting from travel restrictions and shutting down factories are having a wider impact across the world.
As the US tries to persuade other countries to ditch Huawei equipment for the rollout of 5G networks and a Chinese cyber security firm is accusing the CIA of cyber espionage, the Justice Department charged Chinese nationals with laundering stolen cryptocurrency for North Korea.
Experts say there is still time to contain the outbreak and prevent a global crisis, however there are concerns that medical and protective equipment stockpiles won’t be enough to help medical workers on the frontlines and that countries with strained healthcare systems won’t be able to manage high numbers of patients.
As the humanitarian crisis deepens in Syria, Turkey has decided to stop preventing migration to the EU and is helping transport thousands to the border. In response, EU countries are preparing for another wave of refugees and economic migrants by beefing up border security.
For the past two days the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the rest of the world have exceeded the new cases reported in China. This comes as countries in Europe face epidemics and President Trump appointed Vice President Pence to lead the US response to the outbreak.
Space Force is laying out the groundwork for their operations by figuring out what to call their service members. NASA put out a job posting for new astronauts, looking forward to new missions to the moon and Mars, and SpaceX is getting ready to send tourists into space.
President Donald #Trump concluded his two-day visit to India. The President’s first ever visit to the country was in pursuit of progress toward a trade and defense deal. This comes amid further protests over a controversial new Indian Citizenship law and Delhi’s most violent clashes in decades.