Brazil passes grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from coronavirus with more than three million cases

Brazil has become the second country to have surpassed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from coronavirus. The nation of 210 million people has been reporting an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since late May.   On Saturday, Brazil’s health ministry confirmed 49,970 new confirmed cases and 905 deaths within the … Read more Brazil passes grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from coronavirus with more than three million cases

Extinction Rebellion protesters pour fake blood on steps at Trafalgar Square

Extinction Rebellion protesters have doused the steps at Trafalgar Square in fake blood to stand in solidarity with indigenous people dying of Covid-19 in Brazil. The group – also known as XR – dyed London’s iconic fountains bright yellow and red using food dye in their protest to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. … Read more Extinction Rebellion protesters pour fake blood on steps at Trafalgar Square

Extinction Rebellion protesters pour fake blood on steps at Trafalgar Square

Extinction Rebellion protesters have doused the steps at Trafalgar Square in fake blood to stand in solidarity with indigenous people dying of Covid-19 in Brazil. The group – also known as XR – dyed London’s iconic fountains bright yellow and red using food dye in their protest to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. … Read more Extinction Rebellion protesters pour fake blood on steps at Trafalgar Square

Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into Indian Ocean

Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into its turquoise sea – as luxury holiday island declares ‘state of environmental emergency’ Around 4,000 tons of oil have been spilt into the Indian Ocean near Mauritius Panama-registered MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef at at Pointe d’Esny Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind … Read more Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into Indian Ocean

Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into Indian Ocean

Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into its turquoise sea – as luxury holiday island declares ‘state of environmental emergency’ Around 4,000 tons of oil have been spilt into the Indian Ocean near Mauritius Panama-registered MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef at at Pointe d’Esny Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind … Read more Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius spilling 4,000 tons of fuel into Indian Ocean

Coronavirus: Could gum disease make infection more deadly?

Scientist have discovered a link between life-threatening coronavirus infection and gum disease in new research published Thursday.  Gum disease has known links to heart disease and chronic lung disease, both of which also put people at risk for becoming severely ill from or dying of COVID-19.  Researchers in California and Brazil found in a review … Read more Coronavirus: Could gum disease make infection more deadly?

India records the world’s highest daily coronavirus deaths and cases

India records the world’s highest daily coronavirus deaths and cases with more than 800new fatalities and 50,000 new infections India overtook the US and Brazil as having the highest daily covid-19 figures  It was also the seventh day that India recorded over 50,000 new infections   52,972 new confirmed cases and 803 fatalities took India, the … Read more India records the world’s highest daily coronavirus deaths and cases

Playboy model had 8-hour daily workouts and ate egg whites

A model has revealed that she exercised for eight hours a day and ate only egg whites to prepare for her sizzling shoot for Playboy Portugal.  Vanusa Freitas, 28, from Brazil, detailed her grueling fitness regime after dressing up as a bunny in fishnet stockings for her spread featured in the August issue of the … Read more Playboy model had 8-hour daily workouts and ate egg whites

Nearly 40 nations report record single-day rises in Covid cases as public lose faith in governments

Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections, as the World Health Organisation warns there is no return to the ‘old normal’. The rate of cases has been rapidly increasing in the United States, Brazil, India, Japan and Australia, among others.  Hong Kong, Bolivia, Sudan and Ethiopia have also seen rises in … Read more Nearly 40 nations report record single-day rises in Covid cases as public lose faith in governments

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll passes 80,000  

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll surpassed 80,000 on Monday, according to health ministry figures, as the country hit second-hardest in the world continued struggling to control the pandemic. The figure, second only to the death toll in the United States, quadrupled in two months. Brazil passed the mark of 20,000 COVID-19 deaths on May 21. Recently, … Read more Brazil’s coronavirus death toll passes 80,000