Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk – BBC News – BBC News

Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk – BBC News – BBC News

Published on Feb 19, 2020Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began.Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) finds that more than 80% of the cases have been mild, with the sick and elderly most…

Analysis: Pompeo’s response to NPR host is latest example of hostile treatment toward media

Analysis: Pompeo’s response to NPR host is latest example of hostile treatment toward media

(CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a track record of outbursts and outright hostility toward members of the news media.His treatment of NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly is just the latest in a pattern that has alarmed press advocates.Historically, the State Department has promoted the values of a free press all around the world. Pompeo hurls…

Week in Pictures: 25-31 January

Week in Pictures: 25-31 January

A selection of striking news photographs from around the world this week. Image copyright Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters Image caption Chinese tourists wearing protective masks pray at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency over the outbreak of coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China. At least 213…