Tag: coronavirus

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 04:52:31 +0000

MANAUS, Brazil: As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full body suits carried an empty coffin into the small, blue house where Edgar Silva had spent two feverish days gasping for air before drawing his last breath on […]

No vaccine, no classes – Duterte 

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 17:34:45 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will not allow classes to open until a vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has been found. “I will not allow the opening of classes na magdikit-dikit iyang mga bata. Bahala na hindi na makatapos (where children have to sit close to each other. Never mind if they […]

DoH: Country battling two Covid waves

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 16:17:54 +0000

IS the Philippines experiencing not just a first but a second wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)? Weeks ago, the answer to that question would have been a no-brainer for many in the medical community involved in the battle to contain the coronavirus: the first wave. But that was before Health Secretary Francisco Duque […]

Trump Expands Regulatory Rollback, Including for Power, Amid Economic Fallout

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 14:16:38 +0000

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Clean Power Plan

President Trump in a new executive order (EO) has directed federal agencies to rescind, modify, waive, or provide exemptions from regulatory requirements that may inhibit economic recovery.  The Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery, issued May 19, is sweeping and extends beyond the administration’s previous efforts to scale down regulatory mandates—including the […]

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Coronavirus infections top 5 million worldwide

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 11:57:38 +0000

PARIS: Global infections from the novel coronavirus surpassed five million on Thursday as the pandemic played out unevenly across the planet, with China eager to declare a victory, Europe tentatively emerging from its shell and deaths still rising in hotspots in Latin America. The grim milestone is still only a fraction of the true number of […]

IEA: Renewables Showing Resiliency Despite Serious COVID Disruptions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 13:34:32 +0000

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Renewable power sources will mark their first annual decline in new additions in 20 years, owing to delays in construction activity, supply chain disruptions, lockdown and social distancing measures, and emerging financing challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, the sector has showed “impressive” resilience, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) in a new […]

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