England’s death toll up to 99, up to 104 in all of the U.K.
David K. Li53m ago / 5:51 PM UTCAnother 32 coronavirus deaths have been reported in England, bringing that nation’s death toll from the pandemic to 99, officials said Wednesday.”Patients were aged between 59 and 94 years old and had underlying health conditions,” according to a statement from the National Health Service. “Their families have been informed.”The death toll in all the United Kingdom was at 104, officials said. NHS England has confirmed 104 people have died in the UK after testing positive for covid-19— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) March 18, 2020 Erika Edwards1h ago / 5:27 PM UTCWHO’s ‘solidarity trial’ will examine coronavirus drugsThe World Health Organization has announced an international trial to gather data about which treatments are most effective for the coronavirus.The “solidarity trial,” as it’s being called, will compare the effects of several drugs, including an experimental Ebola drug called remdesivir and an anti-malaria drug called chloroquine.Countries that will participate include Argentina, Canada, France, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand. The United States is not one of the participant countries at this time.The scene in BrusselsPeople stand apart while waiting to enter a supermarket in Brussels on Wednesday. Francisco Seco / APElisha Fieldstadt2h ago / 5:14 PM UTCH&M