Coronavirus: World Well being Group warns of cyber rip-off and desires you to observe these dos and don’ts

1 / 9Don’t: Believe any emails that come with a sense of panicEmergencies such as 2019-nCov are used by cybercriminals to make people take hasty decisions, warns WHO’s scam alert. “Always take time to think about a request for your personal information, and whether the request is appropriate,” adds the advisory….Read more2 / 9Coronavirus: World…

‘We’re attempting to maintain our heads above water’: US healthcare staff struggle shortages

By Kristina Cooke, Gabriella Borter and Joseph Ax LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. nurses and doctors on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of Americans and killed hundreds are shellshocked by the damage that the virus wreaks – on patients, their families and themselves.…

Why WHO is Unsuitable in its Anti-mask Method to Battle the Coronavirus Pandemic

New Delhi: While the World Health Organization (WHO) is revered and trusted for its accurate information during a health crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic, reports indicate that its stance on masks might negatively impact the global battle against the illness. The international body in its ‘When and How to Use Masks’ section on its…

Why COVID-19 turned a social media nightmare

New York: The biggest reputational risk Facebook and other social media companies had expected in 2020 was fake news surrounding the US presidential election. Be it foreign or domestic in origin, the misinformation threat seemed familiar, perhaps even manageable. The novel coronavirus, however, has opened up an entirely different problem: the life-endangering consequences of supposed cures,…

Well being Ministry points pointers for disinfecting public locations, dos and dont’s for aged

New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Sunday issued guidelines for disinfecting public places including offices and a set of dos and don’ts for the elderly in view of the coronavirus outbreak. In its guidelines on environment cleaning, decontamination of public places in areas reporting COVID-19, the ministry said outdoor areas have less risk than indoor…