Nearly 50 Florida ICU Units Out of Hospital Beds

Forty-five hospitals in the southern U.S. state of Florida reported Monday having no intensive care beds available, as the surge in coronavirus cases in the United States puts a strain on the health care system. The state reported more than 12,000 new cases Sunday, its fifth day in a row of reporting more than 10,000. The Miami area is […]

Global Markets Mixed in Monday Trading

Global markets were mixed Monday as investors awaited news from Brussels, where European Union leaders negotiated details of a coronavirus pandemic economic rescue package. In Asia, the Nikkei gained 21 points, but was virtually unchanged in terms of percentages. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 0.1% in late afternoon trading, while the Shanghai Composite index […]

COVID-19 Diaries: Can Tanzania Really Be Coronavirus-Free?

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Today I decided to do my own coronavirus survey, here in Dar es Salaam. Tanzania. The reason is that I am trying to deal with my confusion. Two countries in the world don’t report cases of COVID-19 because, officially, it is not there. These are North Korea and… Tanzania. And […]

Study: Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Induces Immune Response in Early Test

A coronavirus vaccine being developed by scientists at Oxford University has been shown to produce a strong immune response, according to early-stage clinical trials. The results, published Monday in the British medical journal The Lancet, found the vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University generated both antibody and T-cell immune responses, which are hoped […]

Myanmar Investigating Soldiers in Shooting Death of Karen Woman

Myanmar’s army said Monday it is holding two soldiers who admitted to shooting dead an ethnic Karen mother of three children in eastern Kayin state last week, a killing the local ethnic army reported as a violation of a fragile nationwide cease-fire pact. On July 16, two privates went to Poloe Htar village carrying small […]

Virtusa Named a Finalist in the Application Innovation 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., July 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, announced it has been named a finalist of the Application Innovation 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. Virtusa was honored among a global […]