Category Archives: Covid-19

Swiss adult industry sets brothel safety rules amid COVID-19

Swiss adult industry sets brothel safety rules amid COVID-19

iStock/titoslack(NOTE CONTENT) Like many professions, the oldest profession has taken a hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Now a Swiss organization representing sex workers has outlined new safety protocols to keep employees and clients safe.  According to the U.K. newspaper Daily Mail, in an effort to get the two-month-old COVID-19-related ban on brothels lifted, the association ProKoRe has outlined new…Read more »

John Krasinski tells ‘Office’ co-star Rainn Wilson why he sold his quarantine online hit, ‘Some Good News’

John Krasinski tells ‘Office’ co-star Rainn Wilson why he sold his quarantine online hit, ‘Some Good News’

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — It’s well known that John Krasinski put his time in lockdown to good use, with the uplifting YouTube series Some Good News.  Now sharing the reason behind his surprise recent decision to sell it to CBS News.  On his Office co-star Rainn Wilson’s Instagram series Hey There, Human, Krasinski explained, “…I was only planning on doing eight of them…Read more »

Betty White doing “very well” in quarantine; here’s what she’s up to

Betty White doing “very well” in quarantine; here’s what she’s up to

Freeform(LOS ANGELES) — As COVID-19 spread, there was a collective concern for beloved icon Betty White and her safety. Her rep first gave an update that she was doing well in March, and now two months later, fans can rest assured knowing she’s still doing just fine.  In an email to Today, White’s rep revealed that the 98-year-old actress is doing “very well”…Read more »

COVID-19 all-in-one update

COVID-19 all-in-one update

(NEW YORK) — Here’s the latest information on the COVID-19 coronavirus as of 9:20 a.m. ET. Latest reported numbers globally per Johns Hopkins University Global diagnosed cases: 5,614,458 Global deaths: 350,876.  The United States has the most deaths of any single country, with 98,929. Number of countries/regions: at least 188 Total patients recovered globally: 2,307,510Latest…Read more »

COVID-19 cases among US health care workers top 62,000

COVID-19 cases among US health care workers top 62,000

Halfpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — Of the 1.68 million people the U.S. infected with COVID-19, at least 62,000 of them are doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.  That’s according to data just released by the Centers for Disease Control a Prevention.  At least 291 health care workers have died.  The number of infected health care workers…Read more »

President Trump calls for states to open “ASAP” as death toll hits 100k

President Trump calls for states to open “ASAP” as death toll hits 100k

iStock/Kameleon007 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — After the World Health Organization cautioned the globe of a second wave of COVID-19 if social distancing guidelines aren’t followed, President Donald Trump is urging states to forge ahead with reopening efforts to stimulate the economy. While claiming his golfing expedition over the Memorial Day weekend constituted as “exercise,” the president tweeted that…Read more »

President Trump calls for states to open “ASAP” as death toll nears 100k

President Trump calls for states to open “ASAP” as death toll nears 100k

iStock/Kameleon007 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — After the World Health Organization cautioned that the globe faces a second wave of COVID-19 if social distancing guidelines aren’t followed, President Donald Trump is urging states to forge ahead with reopening efforts to stimulate the economy. While claiming his golfing expedition over the Memorial Day weekend constituted “exercise,” the president tweeted…Read more »

Andrea Bocelli confirms he recovered from COVID-19 and donated plasma

Andrea Bocelli confirms he recovered from COVID-19 and donated plasma

PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP via Getty Images(MILAN) — Andrea Bocelli has confirmed that he’s recovered from COVID-19. The Italian tenor, who delivered an uplifting Easter performance in Milan when his whole country was in lockdown last month, revealed the news in a statement obtained by ABC News.“The pandemic which has shaken the world has also affected –…Read more »