Day: June 1, 2020


FDA approves an at-home coronavirus testing kit

The FDA this week approved a coronavirus testing kit from Quest Diagnostics that will allow individuals to test themselves for COVID-19 from the comfort of their own home. After taking a swab from their nostril, users can then FedEx the sample overnight to a testing lab whereupon they’ll receive their results. In the wake of […]

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‘We need justice’: Protesters light fires near White House, smash storefronts, march against police brutality in U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS — Fires burned near the White House, stores were looted in New York City and Southern California, and a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing. National Guard troops were deployed in 15 states and Washington, D.C. in an attempt to […]

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What are the new lockdown rules and what are the 5 levels of lockdown in the UK?

The UK has been in lockdown since March 23 (Picture: Ilyas Tayfun Salci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) From today – Monday 1 June – some lockdown measures in the UK will be relaxed, with schools reopening their gates and non-essential shops slowly starting to open up their shutters. Not only that – people in England […]

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