Facebook Unveils New Measure to Combat Coronavirus Misinformation

Facebook is taking additional action to fight coronavirus misinformation, specifically with users who have interacted with it.

Google Donating $800 Million to Small Businesses Amid Crisis

With the fate of many small businesses on the line, Google is donating some $800 million to assist small businesses during the economic crisis.

Coronavirus: Google Will Show Businesses That Are Temporarily Closed

As more restaurants, bars and businesses close in an attempt to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, Google Search and Maps will inform users.

Coronavirus: Apple and Amazon Latest to Recommend Telecommuting

Apple and Amazon are among the latest companies to recommend their employees work from home due to the growing threat of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Google Cloud Next Reimagined As Digital Conference

Google has announced it is cancelling its biggest conference of the year over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

Ebola in Mali: Virus Continues to Spread in West Africa

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations struggle to contain Ebola in West Africa, the virus is continuing to spread. The current outbreak is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola…

17 Ebola Patients Escaped Quarantine Back in August

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the first cases of Ebola began to appear in the Liberian capital of Monrovia in mid-June. The WHO and other organizations tried to quickly train local hospitals to contain the outbreak, but Monrovia’s…

UK: Ebola Screening Comes to Heathrow

Even in countries not likely to be widely affected by Ebola people are beginning to worry about the growing outbreak of the disease. Tensions in the U.S. are rising after a Dallas healthcare worker was diagnosed with Ebola just days…

Swine Flu Epidemic Hits Australia

In 2009, the World Health Organization classified the H1N1 strain of influenza, more commonly referred to as swine flu, as a Phase 6 pandemic, the highest rating possible for such a virus. Thankfully, the pandemic only lasted slightly longer than…

Ebola Outbreak Confirmed to Have Spread to Liberia

The World Health Organization (WHO) this week confirmed that an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhaggic fever in Western Africa has entered Liberia. According to the Liberian Ministry of Health, two cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in the country.…