Category: World

Moscow launches electronic pass to control containment

The Russian capital is strengthening containment control while its medical services are on the brink of rupture, say city authorities.   The city of Moscow, whose health services are overloaded, launched Monday an electronic pass system strengthening the control of…
Putin Flies Help to Virus-Stricken Italy, Exploiting EU Fumble

As soon as Vladimir Putin got off the phone with the desperate Italian prime minister, Russian aid was being loaded onto military planes, headed for the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.   The consignment was given a high-profile reception by…
Age, gender, health status: what we know about coronavirus victims

According to health authorities, the dead were between 36 and 89 years old. Since Beijing announced in December the appearance of the new coronavirus, similar to that of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), more than 24,300 people have been infected…