China Donates Medical Supplies To Canada To Fight COVID-19: Embassy

China has donated medical supplies to help Canada fight the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet from the Chinese Embassy on Saturday. On March 27, Bank of China donates medical supplies (including 30000 medical masks, 10000 sets of protective clothing, 10000 goggles and 50000 pairs of gloves, followed by N95 medical masks) to Canada fighting against COVID-19. We are together! pic.twitter.com/47VlWPlQyG — ChineseEmbassyOttawa (@ChinaEmbOttawa) March 28, 2020 The donation includes 30,000 medical masks, 10,000 sets of protective clothing, 10,000 goggles and 50,000 pairs of gloves, the embassy said, adding N-95 masks would also be sent. Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne thanked the country on Twitter. “In the face of a… Read More

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Trump Considers Coronavirus Quarantine Of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut

Today President Donald Trump said that he is considering a quarantine of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, restricting residents from leaving their states. Trump said this afternoon while in Norfolk, VA, as a U.S. Navy medical ship left for New York City, that he would announce later today whether or not he would put the three states into quarantine and impose a domestic travel ban. Rhode Island police have reportedly begun stopping vehicles with New York plates. “Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hotspot — New York, New Jersey,” Trump said. Maybe one or two other places; certain parts of Connecticut quarantined. I’m… Read More

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People Showing COVID-19 Symptoms Will Be Denied Air, Train Travel: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that as of noon Monday, boarding of domestic flights and trains will be denied to people showing any symptoms related to COVID-19. He said all Canadians are being asked to remain home as much as possible in an effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, but in particular those with symptoms of COVID-19 should not go out. Those symptoms include fever and cough. “We are giving further tools to airlines and rail companies to ensure that anyone exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms does not travel,” he said Saturday. He said it will be up to the companies to ensure the new rules are… Read More

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A 5-Minute Coronavirus Test Is Coming. Here’s What You Need To Know

In what seems like the first good news about coronavirus in a minute, Abbott Laboratories is getting ready to launch a test that can tell if someone is infected in as little as five minutes, and is small and portable enough to be used anywhere, Bloomberg reports. Tests for the virus have been difficult to come by, especially in the U.S. Healthcare professionals around the country are begging people who suspect that they might have contracted COVID-19 to stay home unless they’re showing the most extreme of symptoms because of a shortage of testing kits. Starting April 1, the medical device manufacturer plans to supply 50,000 of the tests a… Read More

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29 Genius Buys That Will Open Up Your Small Space

Living the small space lifestyle is an ongoing battle of trying to do more with the less. Sometimes, after an exhaustive search, we strike the furniture jackpot with a piece that epitomizes our spacial, stylistic, and budgetary trifecta. But just because these home buys are a rarity, doesn’t mean that there aren’t multiple viable options out there…It’s a matter of finding the time to hunt them down. If turning small space furniture hunting into a full-time job isn’t in the cards right now, don’t sweat it — because we’ve got you and your tiny apartment’s back. Every month we’re hula-hooping our way through the best buys in budget, size, and… Read More

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A Week In Maui, HI, On A $44,100 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a finance consultant who makes $44,100 per year and spends some of her money this week on fish and chips. Occupation: ConsultantIndustry: Finance & AccountingAge: 30Location: Maui, HISalary: $44,100 net (taxes are paid by our business)Paycheck Amount (1x/month): $3,675 Gender: Woman Monthly ExpensesRent: $750 (my portion, I live with my fiancé)Car Loan: $300 (1.9% interest rate) Student Loan: $166.67 (0% interest rate)IRA: $200Health/Dental Insurance: $20 (my portion — on my fiance’s… Read More

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