China signals shrimp virus risk after salmon debacle

World Jul 12, 2020

China signals shrimp virus risk after salmon debacle

China said a handful of packaging samples of imported shrimp tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions again over whether the pathogen can spread through food or frozen products. The virus tested positive on the outside of about five shrimp packages and the inside of ...

In Ecuador, coronavirus dead piled up in bathrooms

World Apr 29, 2020

In Ecuador, coronavirus dead piled up in bathrooms

Front-line medics in one of Latin America's coronavirus epicenters are lifting the lid on the daily horrors they face in an Ecuadoran city whose health system has collapsed. In one hospital in Guayaquil overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, staff have had to pile up bodies in ...

World Sep 17, 2019

Personal data leaked for almost entire population of Ecuador

The personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador has been leaked online, security experts said Monday, in a massive breach the government called a "very delicate" issue. An estimated 17 million people, including almost 7 million minors and children, had their data exposed ...