The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — AP Exclusive: ER staff saves lives, suffers in hot spot — Czech Republic surpasses 7,000 virus cases; Bangladesh reports new virus cases and deaths. — Pope Francis uses the virus outbreak to speak out about environmental issues. — India plans to use wristbands with a contact-tracing app to track the coronavirus. ——— PRAGUE — The number of people tested positive in the Czech Republic has surpassed 7,000 as the country has been easing restrictive measures adopted to contain the pandemic of the coronavirus. Overall, 7,041 Czechs were infect
Ray Parlour has criticised Jurgen Klopp for claiming Atletico Madrid’s don’t play ‘proper football’ after Liverpool were knocked out the Champions League by the Spanish side. It was a textbook smash-and-grab performance from Diego Simeone’s side, who scored three goals in extra-time to win 3-2 at Anfield, winning the round-of-16 tie 4-2 on aggregate. AFP or licensors Liverpool dominated the second leg at Anfield but their wastefulness in front of goal and a huge mistake from Adrian cost them The Reds were fired up after their first leg defeat in Madrid and played really well, but while they dominated the chances they struggled to find a way past inspired Atleti goalkeeper Jan Oblak. And the hosts were punished for two mistakes from their own glovesma
BEIJING -- China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other governments need to prepare for“domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries. Beijing criticized Washington’s order barring entry to most foreigners who visited China in the past two weeks. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced similar measures on Saturday, following Japan and Singapore. Meanwhile, South Korea and India flew hundreds of their citizens out of Wuhan, the city at the center of an area where some 50 million people are prevented from leaving in a sweeping anti-virus effort. The evacuees went into a two-week quarantine. Indonesia also sent a plane. The number of confirmed cases in China rose to 11,791, surpassing the
Perry Groves believes Chelsea have bigger problems than Arsenal after a ‘terrible’ performance against the ten-man Gunners at Stamford Bridge. The Blues boasted a numerical advantage from the 26th minute onwards, as their former defender David Luiz was sent off for the visitors. But Frank Lampard’s team could not make it count, as they twice surrendered the lead to be held to a 2-2 draw by their gutsy London rivals, who performed better with ten men than when they had 11. Getty Images - Getty Hector Bellerin scored a dramatic equaliser for Arsenal in his first start since December 5. The Spaniard was also handed the captain’s armband by Mikel Arteta It was a draw that felt like a defeat for Chelsea, with boos heard from the home supporters at the fin
Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Frustrated by the Israeli government's response to the Hamas militant group, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building in Jerusalem Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory." The Israel Victory Project said the 32-foot tall chicken protests "cowardice" Israeli governments have shown throughout history when facing "Hamas and Palestinian resistance." The bird, the group says, stands defiantly with its wings by its hips ready for a fight. The chicken's appearance coincided with Central Elections Committee debate Wednesday at the Knesset. "Hamas is a terrorist organization of 30,000 thugs who hold 2 million Gazans hostage, and is running rings round Israel," Professor Simcha Goldin, whose ...