Health & Fitness

US smashes daily Covid-19 death record AGAIN with nearly 2,000 fatalities in 24 hours, as outbreaks accelerate beyond New York

The United States has set a new record for its daily mortality count, reporting just shy of 2,000 new deaths in the span of a single day, as fatalities in New York – the country’s top hotspot – and beyond continue to mount. While stats in recent days appeared to show deaths leveling off, the […]

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European States Send Medical Goods to Iran in First INSTEX Transaction

The INSTEX trading mechanism was previously created by European countries to bypass unilateral restrictions, imposed against the Islamic Republic by Washington, as the US threatened to hit those trading with Tehran via secondary sanctions. Iran, however, has repeatedly criticised INSTEX for not functioning properly. France, Germany, and the United Kingdom have officially confirmed concluding their […]

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‘I’m a Cheerleader’: Trump Says He Knew Coronavirus Could be ‘Horrible’ but Wanted to Stay Positive

The United States currently leads the global charts for the number of coronavirus cases recorded around the world, with more than 189,000 infected patients, according to Johns Hopkins University data. These numbers stand in contrast to Donald Trump’s late February promise that there would soon be almost “zero” coronavirus cases in the US. United States […]

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US breaks its one-day record with 865 Covid-19 fatalities, but peak not expected until mid-April

The US has shattered its one-day record for Covid-19 fatalities, tallying some 865 deaths on Tuesday alone as the lethal illness rapidly spreads in major hotspots across the country. Counting more than 188,000 confirmed cases nationwide, the world’s leading epicenter for Covid-19 has achieved another grim milestone, with data gathered by Johns Hopkins University showing […]

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Russian military plane with masks & other Covid-19 medical aid departs for US – Defense Ministry

A military cargo plane carrying medical supplies to help the US combat the coronavirus outbreak has taken off from an airbase in Russia, after President Trump accepted an offer of assistance from Vladimir Putin. “The plane with masks and medical equipment on board left for the United States,” the Russian Defense Ministry announced in a […]

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‘Sailors Do Not Need to Die’: US Navy Captain Pleads for Help as COVID-19 Consumes Carrier

As the COVID-19 outbreak onboard the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt gets worse, its captain has penned a pleading letter to the Navy for enough resources to isolate his entire crew. “Request all available resources to find NAVADMIN [Navy Personnel Command] and CDC [US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] compliant quarantine rooms […]

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How disinformation really works: Activists linked to pro-NATO think tank smear Russian Covid-19 aid to Italy

With over 11,000 deaths and more than 100,000 cases of Covid-19, Italy is currently a country which feels under siege. But this is no impediment to the think tank racket twisting an offer of support for its propaganda purposes. Here’s what happened. The weekend before last, Vladimir Putin called Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. During […]

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The US was named the best equipped country to deal with a pandemic not a year ago — what happened there?

Just last year, the US topped a list of the countries best equipped to deal with a pandemic. But the experts have egg on their face as America spirals into Covid-19 catastrophe. What went wrong? It looks clear now that the US is going to be one of the countries worst affected by the coronavirus […]

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Covid-19 stretches NYC ambulances more than 9/11, exhausted FDNY lieutenant tells RT

First responders in coronavirus-stricken New York have to deal with record-breaking numbers of calls, a shortage of equipment and a constant fear of getting the virus and bringing it home to their loved ones. The Covid-19 epidemic in America’s largest city has stretched the resources of its ambulances service worse than on the day of […]

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Run for the hills! Pentagon sends teams into MOUNTAIN BUNKERS as pandemic preparations go into full swing

The US’ Northern Command has sent teams of essential staff deep underground to wait out the Covid-19 pandemic. On the surface, more than a million grunts won’t be quite as cocooned. Air Force General Terrence O’Shaughnessy heads up the US’ Northern Command, as well as the North American Aerospace Defense Command – a joint US/Canadian […]

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US quietly seeks out foreign doctors to fight Covid-19 pandemic

As the entire world has become the frontline of the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus, the US State Department is headhunting foreign doctors to assist the US, promising they can skip to the front of the immigration queue. In a message posted on its website on Thursday night, Foggy Bottom encouraged medical professionals who have […]

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Situation in Washington DC as Residents Asked to Stay Inside Amid Coronavirus Epidemic 🎞️

The United States is at present the third worst-affected country by the new coronavirus with 42,164 cases and 471 deaths. While New York has registered the majority of cases, the US capital has reported 183 cases and two fatalities. Tune in to Sputnik’s live feed to follow the situation in the District of Columbia, the […]

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Watch: Italians Praise Russia, Deride EU After Vladimir Putin Sends in Coronavirus Aid 🎞️

While the European Union has failed to provide coordinated assistance to Italy in time to prevent the virus, Russia has filled in and dispatched military health workers, virologists and equipment to help the country handle the pandemic. A video went viral of an Italian man replacing a European Union flag with a Russian one, in […]

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Watch Russian Military Medics on the Move to Bergamo, Italy to Assist Fight Against Coronavirus 🎞️

✅ In a historically unprecedented measure, the Russian military has sent well over a dozen strategic lift aircraft packed with medics and medical equipment to help the Mediterranean nation battle COVID-19. Russian military medics sent to Italy to assist that country in its fight against coronavirus have been spotted on route to Bergamo, the Lombardy region […]

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US stimulus just ‘another temporary bandage’ adding to massive amounts of debt – chief strategist tells Boom Bust 🎞️

The US Senate and the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief plan to buffer the economy as fears of a deep global recession continue to mount amid the coronavirus outbreak. RT’s Boom Bust is joined by Todd Horwitz of Bubba Trading to discuss the measure and its impact on financial markets. […]

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