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Live Updates: Northern California’s Coronavirus Outbreak

Live Updates: Northern California’s Coronavirus Outbreak

BY EPOCH TIMES STAFF This is our live blog covering news about the CCP virus* outbreak in Northern California. For news from beyond California, see The Epoch Times special coverage of the CCP virus outbreak. California currently has 12,026 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 276 deaths, according to April 4 figures from the California Department of Public Health. Confirmed cases by county […]

Bipartisan Effort Underway To Hold Chinese Government Financially Accountable For Coronavirus Outbreak

Bipartisan Effort Underway To Hold Chinese Government Financially Accountable For Coronavirus Outbreak

ANDREW KERR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . A bipartisan effort is underway outside of Congress to hold China accountable for what could be trillions of dollars worth of damage caused by their mishandling of the global coronavirus pandemic. The Berman Law Group, a Miami-based law firm advised by the younger brother of former Vice President Joe Biden, filed […]

Student Launches Grocery Delivery Service for the Elderly Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Student Launches Grocery Delivery Service for the Elderly Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN A pre-med student in Las Vegas has designed a program to arrange the delivery of supplies and groceries for elderly and vulnerable individuals amid the rapidly escalating coronavirus outbreak in the United States. The community program, named “Shopping Angels,” was set up by 20-year-old University of Nevada student Jayde Powell last week. It aims […]

How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak

BY JILL SUTTIE I just learned that my son’s college, the University of Washington, would be canceling all in-person classes and finals to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. One confirmed on-campus case prompted the university’s response. Though the university will incur high costs—they have to deep-clean the whole campus, for example—I, for one, am truly grateful […]

Coronavirus: Politically Created Panic is the Real Pandemic

Coronavirus: Politically Created Panic is the Real Pandemic

  By Thomas L. Knapp As of early March, there were fewer than 200 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the United States. Nonetheless Congress passed, and US president Donald Trump signed, an $8.3 billion “emergency funding” bill theoretically related to containing the disease. Had the federal government done nothing at all, the “beer […]

NASA Satellite Images Show Significant Decline In China Air Pollution Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

NASA Satellite Images Show Significant Decline In China Air Pollution Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

  BY KATABELLA ROBERTS Satellite images published by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) show a dramatic drop in levels of air pollution over China following the outbreak of the new coronavirus, which forced the shutdown of industry and transport. Images taken by pollution monitoring satellites compare air quality between Jan. 1 and Jan. 20 with air quality between Feb. 10 and Feb. […]