The prospect of a second wave of coronavirus infection across Europe is no longer a distant theory, according to the director of the EU agency responsible for advising governments – including the UK – on disease control.
“The question is when and how big, that is the question in my view,” said Dr Andrea Ammon, director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Mr Trump on Tuesday said he started taking the medication because “a young man close to me” contracted the virus, appearing to cite a military valet who tested positive recently. He also noted Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, Katie Miller, also tested positive. She is married to one of his top policy advisers, Stephen Miller.
The president on Tuesday dismissed a Veterans Department study on hydroxychloroquine, which found the malaria drug that is unproven to prevent or treat coronavirus could lead to dangerous side effects, was conducted using patients who were “almost dead” and “in very bad shape.”
Scientists say the virus arose naturally in bats and passed via another animal species to humans at a wildlife and seafood market in Wuhan, China.
Hunan province in central China has already set out a scheme to persuade breeders to switch to other food sources.
Mr Putin, 67, has denied any Russian involvement in the downing of MH17. Investigators believe that the separatists shot down the jet after mistaking it for a Ukrainian warplane.
Mr Girkin, also known as Igor Strelkov, said that he did not recognise the International Court of Justice in the Hague and would not willingly testify at the trial. “I’m not going to play in someone else’s territory by the rules of others and expect any success,” he told Gordon, a Ukrainian news website. “I expect no mercy and no understanding from the enemy.”
Whitmer said downtown Midland faced an especially serious flooding threat. ‘In the next 12 to 15 hours, downtown Midland could be under approximately 9 feet of water. We are anticipating an historic high water level.’
Emergency responders went door-to-door early Tuesday morning warning residents living near the Edenville Dam of the rising water. Some residents were able to return home, only to be told to leave again following the dam’s breach.