Monthly Archives: October 2020

How Bats and COVID Canceled Halloween

Bats, a symbol of Halloween, may be responsible for canceling it this year.The coronavirus that has grounded trick-or-treaters likely came from bats.These creatures of the night have evolved a spooky ability to harbor a number of viruses that can kill …

How Bats and COVID Canceled Halloween

Bats, a symbol of Halloween, may be responsible for canceling it this year.The coronavirus that has grounded trick-or-treaters likely came from bats.These creatures of the night have evolved a spooky ability to harbor a number of viruses that can kill …

Britain Joins France, Germany in Locking Down

For weeks, Britain’s Boris Johnson has resisted mounting calls to impose a national lockdown as coronavirus cases have risen inexorably, saying that closing the country for a second time this year would be a “disaster.” But the British leader Saturday …

Britain Joins France, Germany in Locking Down

For weeks, Britain’s Boris Johnson has resisted mounting calls to impose a national lockdown as coronavirus cases have risen inexorably, saying that closing the country for a second time this year would be a “disaster.” But the British leader Saturday …

Rising New Tide of COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Force Leaders to Consider New Lockdowns

  A rising tide of new coronavirus cases worldwide is forcing leaders to consider new lockdown measures to contain an increase in infections. British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said in an interview with BBC television Friday a national lockdown in his country is not inevitable to prevent the further spread of the disease, adding that

US Coronavirus Cases Surpass 9 Million

The U.S. surpassed 9 million confirmed coronavirus cases Friday, recording 1 million new cases in just two weeks, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. Previously, it had taken the country three weeks to jump from 7 million cases to 8 million. As of Friday afternoon, the U.S. had more than 9,018,500 cases