Things to Note, May 20th

China seizes control of PPE factories, sparking fear of new coronavirus wave – China’s Communist Party is again seizing factory lines churning out the world’s supply of medical safety gear — sparking fears the country is preparing for a second wave of the coronavirus, American traders in China told The Post. New Yorker Moshe Malamud,Continue reading “Things to Note, May 20th”

Things to Note, May 19th

‘Alarming’ military build-up underway in Libya, as COVID-19 heightens insecurity – Stephanie Williams, who is also Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, said on Tuesday that while the rest of the world adjusts to life with the novel coronavirus, Libyans have dealt with almost constant bombardment and frequent water and electricity outages duringContinue reading “Things to Note, May 19th”

Things to Note, May 18th

Chinese researchers identify neutralizing antibodies against COVID-19 – According to the research team, led by Sunney Xie, director of the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics at Peking University, antibody drugs, as a kind of biologics, have been successfully applied to treat viruses like AIDS, Ebola, and MERS. However, it is often time-consuming to developContinue reading “Things to Note, May 18th”

Things to Note, May 17th

$1 Billion From World Bank to Protect India’s Poorest from Covid-19 – Government of India & World Bank signed $1 billion agreement proposed for Accelerating India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Program of India & to provide social assistance to the poor and vulnerable households impacted by the pandemic. This takes the total commitment from the BankContinue reading “Things to Note, May 17th”

Things to Note, May 16th

Arrests at anti-lockdown demonstrations in Warsaw, London – Demonstrations took place Saturday in several European cities against restrictions aimed at controlling the spread of the coronavirus, with tear gas used on protesters in Poland and arrests made at a gathering in London’s Hyde Park. Police in several German cities enforced distancing rules as thousands ofContinue reading “Things to Note, May 16th”

Things to Note, May 13th

US targets Cuba, Venezuela during pandemic Venezuela’s military and civilian militia rapidly finished off a small invading force made up mainly of Venezuelan Army deserters. Their aim, according to a captured former US Special Forces soldier accompanying them, was to seize President Nicolas Maduro and carry him, trophy-like, back to the United States. Florida-based SilvercorpsContinue reading “Things to Note, May 13th”