Monday , April 6 2020

India bans all exports of Trump’s ‘game changer’ virus drug

Bloomberg India put a total ban on exports of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug that US President Donald Trump has touted as a “game changer” in the fight against Covid-19. Exports of the drug and its formulations have been prohibited “without any exceptions” and with immediate effect, India’s Directorate General of ...

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Singapore to announce extra support as virus cases grow

Bloomberg Singapore will unveil additional support for businesses and households on Monday, less than two weeks after announcing a S$48 billion ($33.4 billion) stimulus package to buffer the impact of the coronavirus. The government plans to waive foreign worker levies for April and boost an existing jobs support programme, deputy ...

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Australian police to start criminal probe into virus ship

Bloomberg Police in Australia’s New South Wales state will start a criminal investigation into a cruise ship that allowed people on board to disembark in Sydney last month after some passengers had reported flu-like symptoms, Commissioner Mick Fuller said. Detectives will be involved in the probe into the circumstances surrounding ...

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