Tag Archives: response

Beijing city raises COVID-19 emergency response level to II from III

A woman holds a thermometer at a checkpoint set up at an entrance to a hutong, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Beijing, China June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s city government on Tuesday raised its COVID-19 emergency response level to II from III, according to state media.… Read More »

COVID-19 Criminalization: Seven Lessons From the HIV Response

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe and authorities try to slow transmissions, two HIV groups offer insights about the use of repressive measures and laws that limit human rights, including those that punish people who have COVID-19, the lung disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Today the HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE Steering Committee issued… Read More »

Apple to close all stores outside of China until March 27 in response to coronavirus

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the 2019 DreamForce conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Nov. 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple said it will close all of its stores outside of Greater China until March 27 to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading. The iPhone… Read More »

Study finds chronic fatigue clues in overactive immune response

By Health and Science Correspondent Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists exploring what may trigger a complex disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have found clues in the way some people’s immune systems respond more actively to a health attack. A severe illness characterized by long-term physical and mental fatigue, CFS is thought to… Read More »