We read a lot in the news about the new Wuhan coronavirus and the illness it causes (COVID-19), but some important points often get left out.  COVID-19 is incredibly contagious. COVID-19 transmits extremely easily from person to person. Interpersonal contact doesn't need to be very long; a taxi driver can get the virus from
In February 2020, favipiravir was tested in China in a first randomized study as an antiviral therapy against the coronavirus COVID-19. Favipiravir received short-term approval on February 16, 2020 as an effective antiviral against COVID-19 for five years. It is now being produced in China under the name Favilavir.
About 40,000 eligible drivers will receive a Special Relief of up to $20 per vehicle per day for three months. The government will contribute $10 per vehicle per day, with the remainder coming from contributing taxi and PHC operators. Eligible taxi hirers will automatically receive the Special Relief through their taxi operators starting from