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Bill Gates addresses coronavirus fears and hopes in AMA

Bill Gates, newly free from his role on the Microsoft board, has taken to Reddit to answer the community’s questions about the pandemic, the government response, and what the world can do to be better prepared. Always candid...

As national COVID-19 cases top 1,000, insurers waive treatment fees and US preps stimulus

The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. crossed 1,000 on Tuesday as President Donald Trump met with the nation’s largest insurers and members of his cabinet to discuss how to pay for treatment and lessen the financial blow...

President teases stimulus package to boost a US economy hit by COVID-19 fears

Just a few hours after the markets closed the books on one of its worst trading days since the dawn of the financial crisis, President Donald Trump and members of the coronavirus task force took to the podium in the...

Trying to make up for lost time, the CDC will distribute 1.1 million COVID-19 tests by this weekend

In a press conference late on Friday, Vice President Mike Pence said that the government will finally have the capacity to provide over 1 million tests for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Joined by representatives of the Food and Drug Administration,...

Veteran healthcare VC Camille Samuels explains why trying to cure infectious disease is a lousy business

Camille Samuels has spent the last five years as a partner with the healthcare venture firm Venrock and a dozen years before that with Versant Ventures, where she was a managing director. This self-described “grizzled veteran” of the...

Coronavirus latest: HSE Ireland confirm no cases of killer disease after suspected patients reported in Dublin hospitals

The HSE has confirmed that there is currently no cases of the killer coronavirus disease in Dublin hospitals following several reports of suspected cases. Health officials around the world have been on high alerts as the new disease...

With millions on the move, China struggles to contain virus

As the death toll from a SARS-like virus in China reaches nine and with hundreds more people infected, it couldn't be worse timing for China, writes Yvonne Murray in Beijing. In what's known as the biggest annual human migration on the...

Ozzy Osbourne diagnosis: What is Parkinson’s disease?

Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after spending the last year in “constant” pain. – What is Parkinson’s? googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-incontent-1'); }); Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition caused by the death of nerve cells in the brain that create...

New drugs not purchased due to funding difficulties

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has claimed that nine new drug treatments which the HSE has approved are now in limbo because they don't actually have enough funds to purchase them. The Sinn Féin TD said the drugs...

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I am originally from Sligo and have been a member of Tallaght Martial Arts since 2009. I began kickboxing nearly 20 years ago and have won over 11 National Titles at both Junior and Senior Level. I have also been...
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Users were forced to enter a league that supposedly gave free access to the platform's catalog The quarantine It has been quite difficult for thousands...

Google Play prepares to offer ‘free’ movies and series

Google Play Movies & TV could make a wide catalog of movies, series and television shows available to the public on one condition. Google wants...

South Korea exceeds 10,000 infected, with 60% already cured

The Asian country, which became the second most affected by the virus, has managed to implement a program that combines mass testing of those...