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Day: February 15, 2020

China is using 3,000-year-old medicine on patients
Asia, Featured

China is using 3,000-year-old medicine on patients

    China is administering its centuries-old traditional medicine on patients affected by the coronavirus disease, a top health official said. Treatment in Wuhan hospitals combine Traditional Chinese Medicine, popularly known as TCM, and western medicines, said Wang Hesheng, the new health commission head in Hubei, the province at the center of the virus outbreak. He said TCM was applied on more than half of confirmed cases in Hubei. “Our efforts have shown some good result,” Wang said at a press conference on Saturday, without elaborating. Top TCM experts have been sent to Hubei for “research and treatment,” he said. No drugs or preventives have yet been approved against the virus, which has already claimed the lives of 1,523 people in China and affected about 66,500 ...
Harry and Meghan decline invitation to Duke’s birthday
Canada, Featured, United Kingdom

Harry and Meghan decline invitation to Duke’s birthday

    Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex don't appear to be planning a visit to the UK any time soon. The couple, who announced they were stepping down as senior members of the Royal Family in January, have reportedly let go 15 members of their UK staff and closed their Buckingham Palace office. Now an expert has claimed Harry and Meghan also won’t be attending Prince Andrew’s 60th birthday celebrations later this month. UK media correspondent Neil Sean told Fox News the Queen has planned “a small family dinner” for her son. Plans for the Duke of York’s birthday have reportedly been scaled down since he stepped back from public duties late last year following the scandal surrounding his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. “A mole [told] me, ‘It’s an open secret they...