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Hebei: China locks down 400,000 people after virus spike near Beijing
June 29, 2020
Hebei: China locks down 400,000 people after virus spike near Beijing

China has reinstated a strict lockdown near Beijing, affecting around 400,000 people, after a small surge in cases...

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Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China
June 30, 2020
Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists...

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Coronavirus: UK economy hit by worst contraction in 41 years
June 30, 2020
Coronavirus: UK economy hit by worst contraction in 41 years

The UK economy shrank more than first thought between January and March, contracting 2.2% in the joint largest fall since 1979, official figures show...

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Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections
June 22, 2020
Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections

Health officials in South Korea believe the country is going through a second wave of coronavirus, despite recording relatively low numbers...

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Mumbai overtakes Wuhan peak as India Covid cases spike
June 10, 2020
Mumbai overtakes Wuhan peak as India Covid cases spike

India's financial capital, Mumbai, has recorded 51,000 cases of Covid, taking it past the peak in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged...

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Coronavirus: Satellite traffic images may suggest virus hit Wuhan earlier
June 09, 2020
Coronavirus: Satellite traffic images may suggest virus hit Wuhan earlier

An apparent surge in traffic outside Wuhan hospitals from August 2019 may suggest the coronavirus hit the area earlier than reported, a study says...

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New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free
June 08, 2020
New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free

New Zealand has lifted almost all of its coronavirus restrictions after reporting no active cases in the country...

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Coronavirus: Ibuprofen tested as a treatment
June 03, 2020
Coronavirus: Ibuprofen tested as a treatment

Scientists are running a trial to see if ibuprofen can help hospital patients who are sick with coronavirus...

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Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe
October 11, 2017
Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Child and teenage obesity levels have risen ten-fold in the last four decades, meaning 124m boys and girls around the globe are too fat, according to new research.

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Coronavirus: Hospitals in Brazil's São Paulo 'near collapse'
May 18, 2020
Coronavirus: Hospitals in Brazil's São Paulo 'near collapse'

The mayor of Brazil's largest city, São Paulo, has said its health system could collapse as demand grows for emergency beds to deal with coronavirus cases.

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