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Fighting tooth and nail to stop the virus from spreading out of control in Beijing

TOPICS: Beijing, China, coronavirus, market, outbreak, virus, Wuhan

Yesterday, Beijing announced the partial closure of the city and raised its emergency response to the second highest level after an outbreak of the disease was detected at a city market over the weekend. Authorities have cut corners and asked residents of neighborhoods classified as high- and medium-risk areas to stay home. The authorities have […]

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COVID-19’s chaotic pandemic management threatens Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, coronavirus, COVID-19, Keir Starmer, outbreak, pandemic, quarantine, United Kingdom

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Boris Johnson has been stumbling around. His slow response to confinement was not without controversy. And now, with the de-escalation strategy, chaos is repeating itself. Or it is even worse, because the Tory leader is increasingly being cornered by the Labour opposition, he has lost the confidence of a […]

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Seoul closes bars, clubs and discos again after a surge in contagion following their opening

TOPICS: bars, clubs, contagion, coronavirus, discos, infections, outbreak, Seoul, South Korea

Authorities have ordered the closure of more than 2,100 nightclubs, clubs and bars in Seoul city after a spike in dozens of coronavirus infections related to the reopening of these businesses last weekend in the well-known Itaewon neighborhood. The administrative order signed by the mayor, Park Won Soon, implies the “immediate and indefinite suspension” of […]

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