Coronavirus latest: Red Cross slams US and Brazil response

The Red Cross has decried the politicization of the pandemic, warning that the “divisive” responses by leaders in countries such as Brazil and the United States was taking its toll. Follow DW for the latest. The Red Cross says the Americas are paying “the highest price” for political divisions over the pandemic Switzerland implements mandatory…

Robots Why 1 million pigs could be euthanized due to COVID-19-related supply chain issues

Beginning in April 2020, the US has been experiencing a meat shortage and unprecedented meat prices.That’s because COVID-19 outbreaks in at least 167 meat-processing plants forced almost 40 plants to close.In an already compact industry, any one plant closure strands millions of pigs at farms.Business Insider visited a Minnesota hog farmer faced with euthanizing his…

Future cars Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever

SEOUL, July 8 (Reuters) – From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals. Kang Sung-mo, who runs an advertising production agency in Seoul, is a convert. “I am not interested in cars, but I am interested…