Top 5 Latest News of Corona virus 1. America’s epidemic ‘new center’, more than certified victims China worldwide, the number of Corona virus-certified victims has risen to 531,708, with the death toll rising to 24,000. The United States has overtaken China and Italy with more than 85,000 certified victims. Italy remains the top leader with more than eight thousand deaths.
2. The first two deaths from Corona in South Africa
South Africa has confirmed that the first two deaths have occurred in the country as a result of the global outbreak of the Corona virus.
The health minister said both deaths occurred in the Western Cape, one at a private hospital and the other at a public hospital.
He says more than a thousand Corona cases have been confirmed in South Africa compared to the previous day.
Security personnel have enforced a three-week lockdown across the country to prevent the spread of the disease.
Violators of the new measures could face up to six months in prison.
3. What can you do to prevent misinformation?
False and false information about the Corona virus is becoming commonplace on social media and messaging apps.
Experts have suggested that people should ‘clean up information’ as well.
But what do you need to do to do this?
- Pause and think once
- Examine the sources of information, though such information may seem inaccurate
- If you are unsure of them, do not share them
- Be wary of emotion-filled posts, or messages that might lead to bias.
4.US, China have to come together to fight virus
There has been talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump in which both leaders discussed the risks posed by the Corona virus.
According to Chinese media, President Xi has told President Trump that the United States and China will have to come together to fight the virus.
President Xi stressed that Beijing has transparently informed everyone about the outbreak. This is a refutation of Donald Trump’s statement that he said China was late in telling the world.
President Xi has offered assistance to the United States and expressed hope that Washington will take steps to protect Chinese citizens.
China is sending relief supplies to several European, Asian and African countries.
5.Corona: The race to create the test that returns results in the shortest time
Scientists are looking for a test of Cod-19 that will yield results in the shortest time.
Scientists at the Singapore National Institute have developed a corona virus test that can produce results in 15 minutes. They will submit it for approval within a month.
But the competition is fierce. Mologic Limited, a British company, says a test has been made in their lab that can tell in 10 minutes whether a person has been diagnosed with the corona virus.
Currently it is just a prototype and the company thinks it will cost only one dollar. With its approval, it is possible that it will be introduced for general use in June.
The German company Bosch has recently formed a Cod-19 test. According to him, it takes less than two and a half hours to get results and in April this test will be available all over Germany.