#Coronavirus updates: “Covid-19 is now officially a pandemic

So far only one positive case is confirmed in Turkey.

Covid-19 is now officially a pandemic

WHO says it is ‘deeply concerned’ by spread and severity and criticises ‘alarming levels of inaction’ over the disease.
Thermal camera protects Erdoğan as he lauds coronavirus measures | Ahval

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday started using a thermal camera in public to…
Speaking at the weekly group meeting of his party, President and ruling AKP Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has indicated that the first coronavirus case in Turkey was detected in a person who has come to the country from Europe.

Coronavirus Exposes Workers to the Risks of the Gig Economy

Drivers for Uber and Lyft in Seattle say demand for rides has plummeted, and they have few workplace benefits to fall back on.

Coronavirus life cycle

For The New York Times, Jonathan Corum and Carl Zimmer describe how the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus hijacks your cells, makes copies of itself, spreads through the body, and infects others.

Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK), under the Finance Ministry, has announced it launched investigations into some companies suspected to be charging customers unfair prices amid the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19: In charts and maps

Breaking down the COVID-19 pandemic, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has spread around the world.

Istanbul-Sofia train service suspended due to COVID-19

Turkish railway authority temporarily stops international passenger train operating daily between Istanbul and Sofia. Ayse Bocuoglu Bodur
Bloomberg – David Welch – Mar 10, 2:11 PM

So much for keeping business rolling during the coronavirus pandemic. The Council on Foreign Relations has canceled a roundtable called “Doing Business Under Coronavirus” scheduled for Friday in New York due to the spread of the


The New York Times – Matina Stevis-Gridneff – Mar 10, 10:16 AM

POROS, Greece — The Greek government is detaining migrants incommunicado at a secret extrajudicial location before expelling them to Turkey without due process, one of several hard-line measures taken to seal the borders to Europe that

With Italy under a national lockdown, fears over health and economy are growing across the continent.

Researchers are building AI systems to diagnose coronavirus, scientists are using your computer resources to look for cure for COVID-19, and morons are concocting outlandish conspiracy theories about the origins of the virus. Meanwhile, the internet is busy launching and signing online petitions. Coronavirus-related petitions on Change.org have cumulatively attracted 3,590,563 signatures from concerned users, according to data gathered by TNW

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