French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for COVID-19, goes into self-isolation for 7 days

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for COVID-19, the presidential Elysee Palace announced on Thursday. It said the president took a test “as soon as the first symptoms appeared.” The brief statement did not say what symptoms Macron experienced. It said he would isolate himself for seven days. “He will continue to work and take … Read more

Belgian shepherd dog working for Austrian military detects COVID-19

Fantasy, a Belgian shepherd dog working for the Austrian military has wowed her handlers with her accurate and fast identification of coronavirus samples taken from patients with the disease. Working in absolute harmony with her handler the dog has been correctly identifying COVID-19 samples provided by patients who were asked to breathe into a container … Read more

New Avatar of Santa Claus in Coronavirus Age; he follows these norms

Miami: Brad Six becomes Santa Claus, pulling his black boots over his red pants in the office of a Miami outdoor supply company. It’s hot, so he forgoes the traditional heavy jacket for a lightweight vest and grabs his Santa hat. But before sliding it on, the gray-bearded 61-year-old dons a plastic face shield and … Read more

China imports Indian rice for first time in decades amid scarce supply

Mumbai: China has begun importing Indian rice for the first time in at least three decades due to tightening supplies from Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam and an offer of sharply discounted prices, Indian industry officials said. India is the world`s biggest rice exporter and China the biggest importer. Beijing buys in around 4 million tonnes … Read more

China plans global expansionism through Health Silk Road amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi: China is exploiting the pandemic situation to accelerate its efforts of expansionism by launching a series of projects. One of the most debated and ambitious projects in the line is China’s Health Silk Road, wherein, the Communist nation is making the use of technology to lay the basis of its global expansion. Riding … Read more

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