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Coronavirus: Viral WhatsApp messages 'drop 70'
April 27, 2020
Coronavirus: Viral WhatsApp messages 'drop 70%'

WhatsApp says it has seen a drop of 70% in "highly forwarded" messages - the kind that may spread misinformation about the coronavirus.

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June 27, 2018
UWI School of Medicine graduates offered training opportunities at PMH

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands stated that 40 of the 49 graduates of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Medicine (Nassau) were offered training opportunities (Internship) based primarily at the teaching hospital, Princess Margaret (PMH.)...

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Ripped our gust again: Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash
July 18, 2014
"Ripped our gust again": Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash

Relatives, friends and colleagues paid tribute Friday to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17...

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Coronavirus: Trump signs order on immigration green card suspension
April 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Trump signs order on immigration green card suspension

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to temporarily suspend the approval of some green cards...

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Coronavirus: Stories of unemployment, fear and hope in the US
April 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Stories of unemployment, fear and hope in the US

More than 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past five weeks - over 15% of the US workforce...

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Coronavirus: Mike Pence flouts rule on masks at hospital
April 29, 2020
Coronavirus: Mike Pence flouts rule on masks at hospital

S Vice-President Mike Pence has visited a top US hospital without wearing a mask, despite the medical centre's own rules that visitors should wear personal protective equipment.

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Coronavirus: UK hospital trials new treatment drug
May 04, 2020
Coronavirus: UK hospital trials new treatment drug

A new drug developed by UK scientists to treat Covid-19 patients is being trialled at University Hospital Southampton...

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Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday
January 15, 2021
Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

The UK is to close all travel corridors from Monday morning to "protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains" of Covid, the PM has said...

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Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams
January 09, 2019
Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams

The Rwandan government is sending officials across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products...The East African country is leading a campaign against skin bleaching and substandard cosmetics...

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October 13, 2020
Covid-19: China's Qingdao to test nine million in five days

The Chinese city of Qingdao is testing its entire population of nine million people for Covid-19 over a period of five days...

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