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Hungarians protest against planned Chinese university campus

Liberal opponents of nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban accuse him of cosying up to China, and fear the campus could undercut the quality of higher education and help Beijing increase its influence in Hungary and the European Union. “I do not agree with our country’s strengthening feudal relationship with China,” Patrik, a 22-year-old student who… Read More »

‘Why we must do everything we can to guard against airborne particles of Covid’

As time goes on we are learning more and more about the transmission of coronavirus, especially in airborne particles – basically by breathing in the virus from the air. When we do that we’re inhaling “aerosols”. Distance is important here and inhalation of virus particles is most likely to happen when we’re close to someone… Read More »

AstraZeneca investors to revolt against CEO Pascal Soriot’s pay yet again: report

AstraZeneca investors are once again taking issues with CEO Pascal Soriot’s compensation package, just like they have repeatedly in the past few years. Institutional investors in London are planning to vote against AZ’s remuneration report and policy at its annual meeting on April 29, Sky News reported. This time, despite the company’s stellar financial performance… Read More »

World Health Organization officials warn nations against easing coronavirus restrictions too early

A TV grab taken from the World Health Organization website shows WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus via video link as he delivers a news briefing on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) from the WHO headquarters in Geneva on March 30, 2020. AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned nations across the globe against lifting government… Read More »

How the 1918 Flu Pandemic Stacks Up Against Coronavirus

As fears surrounding the current coronavirus outbreak continue to spread around the world, historians and public health officials are drawing comparisons to another deadly global health emergency. For the past century, experts have considered the 1918 influenza pandemic, colloquially known as the “Spanish flu,” as the benchmark for pandemics. Control efforts developed in the wake… Read More »