• Big News Network.com

    China using world's coronavirus misery to draw profits

    Hong Kong, April 4 (ANI): While the world is busy in fighting China-originated coronavirus on a war footing, Beijing is utilising the global crisis to draw profits. In the last few days, the country has conducted military drills and deployed large-scale military assets to the maritime area. Richard Javad Heydarian, a Manila-based academic, wrote in Asia Times that Beijing has launched a "concerted attempt" to reshape the pandemic's narrative, including the bizarre suggestion by top Chinese officials that the US military planted the virus in China. At the time of crisis, Beijing is moving ahead in expanding its strategic and economic footprints in the South China Sea. According to China's Ministry

  • Big News Network.com

    Irish health authorities now dealing with 3,849 cases of virus

    DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has recorded four more times as many deaths from the coronavirus as Australia, which has a population of more than 25 million. With the death toll from the coronavirus now at 98, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has given details of where the latest thirteen deaths have occurred. Nine deaths have occurred in the east, 1 in the south, and three in the west of the country. Twice as many males (9) died compared to females (4). Ten of the 13 who died had underlying health conditions. There have now been 98 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. By comparison, Australia which has six times the population of Ireland has recorded only one quarter the number of deaths

  • The Huffington Post UK

    Trump Attacks Hospitals As Insatiable 'Complainers' Amid Crisis

    Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised states and hospitals for requesting medical supplies to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, calling them “complainers” that should have stocked up on supplies “long before this crisis hit.” “Some have insatiable appetites & are never satisfied,” Trump wrote in one of two tweets scolding states and health facilities that he claimed have already received “massive amounts of medical supplies” from the federal government.  The insults from Trump, who downplayed the pandemic for weeks before acknowledging the scope of the crisis in

  • JOE.ie

    Tiger King's Joe Exotic transferred from coronavirus isolation to prison medical centre

    The former big cat breeder is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence. Joe "Exotic" Maldonado-Passage has been transferred from coronavirus isolation to a prison medical centre. Exotic - who recently became a household name due to the Netflix hit Tiger King - had been placed in coronavirus isolation in a Texas prison when inmates at the jail where he was previously held tested positive for the virus, his husband Dillon Passage said. "We speak like three to five times every day, but since he's been moved to this new facility, they are putting him on a Covid-19 isolation because of the previous jail he was at, there were cases," Passage told US entertainment reporter Andy Cohen. However, according

  • Limerick Leader

    Boy, 14, accused of Covid assault in Limerick

    A FOURTEEN-year-old boy is one of a number of people who have been charged in relation to so called 'Covid-19 assaults' in Limerick over the past week. The juvenile, who can't be named because of his age, appeared before Limerick District Court on Tuesday after he was charged with assault causing harm. It is alleged that he aggressively approached a retailer in the town where he lives and coughed at him before claiming he had tested positive for Covid-19. The incident, which traumatised the complainant, is alleged to have happened at around 12.30pm last Friday at the retail premises where he works. The defendant, who was accompanied by his mother in court, was granted bail subject to his compliance

  • Irish Examiner

    Young man flown to hospital with serious injuries after attack

    Gardaí are investigating a vicious attack in which a young man was seriously injured during a row between a group of young men in Co. Laois. It is understood that a man in his 20s was found in an unresponsive state at Fr Breen Park in Abbeyleix this evening. An Irish Air Corps helicopter was requested to help other emergency services including paramedics and gardaí who were on scene. Gardaí confirmed that the man was found unconscious nearby following a row between a group of men. It is understood that a hatchet may have been used during the incident. Air support was called as a precaution and the man has been taken to Tallaght Hospital.

  • Irish Independent

    Linda Lusardi says coronavirus symptoms were so severe she wanted to die

    Former glamour model Linda Lusardi has opened up on her coronavirus diagnosis and said the symptoms were so severe she wanted to die. The Dancing On Ice star, 61, contracted the illness alongside husband Sam Kane and spent 10 days in hospital suffering from fever, chronic chest pains and vomiting. Lusardi told The Sun: “It got to the stage where both of us were praying we wouldn't wake up because it was so bad.” The veteran model told the newspaper she fell ill at home and her son Jack, 20, called 999 and she and Kane were hooked up to oxygen and taken to hospital in the same ambulance. She tested positive for Covid-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Kane's condition improved but