Trump says he’s taking controversial COVID-19 drug hydroxychloroquine

[ad_1] President Donald Trump says he’s taking a controversial drug to prevent contracting COVID-19. Drew Angerer/Getty For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. US President Donald Trump says he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, a controversial anti-malarial drug touted as a potential COVID-19 treatment, for “about a week and…

Dark web scammers exploit Covid-19 fear and doubt

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images “They’re exploiting the fear, uncertainty and doubt people are experiencing during the pandemic, and using the anxiety and desperation to get people to buy things or click on things they wouldn’t have otherwise,” says Morgan Wright, a former senior adviser to the US Department of State anti-terrorism assistance programme. He’s…

It’s possible to make Instagram an empowering place

[ad_1] At age 16, Leila Symonds was mostly following models and celebrities, including stars from England’s popular “Love Island,” on Instagram, just like many of her friends and others in her social media circle. After school, she’d scroll on her phone, liking posts featuring the reality stars and influencers’ seemingly perfect bodies and learning about…

36M Americans have filed for unemployment, but (some) tech firms are still hiring – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Last week, U.S. unemployment claims hit 36 million over a two-month period. The results of pandemic-led closures have been devastating to innumerable industries, as the timeline to reopen remains uncertain in many areas. Indeed noted in a recent report that hirings have slowed significantly versus this time last year. No surprise, really, for those…

Everything coming to Disney+ in June 2020

[ad_1] All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Alison Foreman2020-05-18 15:41:10 -0700 Kick your summer streaming off with some Disney+.  In June 2020, Mickey’s streaming service will unearth some old TV favorites, including the 101…

Trump says he’s taking controversial COVID-19 drug and now everyone’s making Flintstones vitamin jokes

[ad_1] During a roundtable on Monday, President Trump told reporters that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to avoid contracting coronavirus.  Toward the end of the discussion with restaurant executives and other members of the industry, the president casually dropped that he’s been taking the drug (which is used to treat malaria, lupus, and arthritis) for “about…