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U.S. issues alert over coronavirus-linked childhood illness

World / Science & Health May 15, 2020

U.S. issues alert over coronavirus-linked childhood illness

U.S. health authorities issued an alert Thursday over a rare but sometimes deadly autoimmune condition among children that is believed to be linked to COVID-19. The illness, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), was first reported ...

Saudis reel from austerity drive after oil-rich 'magic decade'

Business May 15, 2020

Saudis reel from austerity drive after oil-rich 'magic decade'

Juggling two mortgages and part-time jobs, Saudi academic Abdullah finally came close to building his own home, but the kingdom's coronavirus-triggered austerity drive has dealt a crushing blow to his dreams. Saudi Arabia has announced a tripling of its value added tax from July and ...

Global coronavirus vaccine race heats up, but not without controversy

World May 15, 2020

Global coronavirus vaccine race heats up, but not without controversy

Global tensions simmered over the race for a coronavirus vaccine Thursday, as the United States and China traded jabs, and France slammed pharmaceuticals giant Sanofi for suggesting the U.S. would get any eventual vaccine first. Scientists are working at breakneck speed to develop a vaccine ...

Japan to keep qualified judo team in place for 2021

Judo May 15, 2020

Japan to keep qualified judo team in place for 2021

Judoka already named to Japan's 2020 Olympic team will not have to qualify again for the games that have been postponed until 2021, the All Japan Judo Federation decided Friday. The body's development and executive committees, meeting online in an extraordinary session, rejected calls to ...

Playing now akin to treating players like dogs: Yu Darvish

MLB May 15, 2020

Playing now akin to treating players like dogs: Yu Darvish

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish on Friday joined a growing chorus of Major League Baseball stars expressing resentment about possibly being asked to work in unsafe conditions while the new coronavirus pandemic rages. "I think it's basically the same as treating MLB players like fighting ...

Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann to take over Red Hurricanes

Rugby May 15, 2020

Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann to take over Red Hurricanes

Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann is leaving the English Premiership club to join Japan Top League side NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes, it was announced on Friday. The 49-year-old South African has spent three years with Gloucester, taking them to the final of the European Challenge Cup ...