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Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight
August 10, 2020
Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

It is little more than six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the arrival of a new virus a global emergency...

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Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases 'carry same amount of virus'
August 07, 2020
Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases 'carry same amount of virus'

People with symptomless Covid-19 can carry as much of the virus as those with symptoms, a South Korean study has suggested...

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August 04, 2020
Coronavirus: Melbourne police 'assaulted and baited' over lockdown rules

Authorities in the Australian city of Melbourne have warned of a "dangerous" rise in people resisting lockdown measures, sometimes violently.

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Coronavirus: Millions return to lockdown in Philippines
August 04, 2020
Coronavirus: Millions return to lockdown in Philippines

Tens of millions of people in the Philippines are back in lockdown, after doctors warned a surge in new coronavirus cases could push the healthcare system to collapse...

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Coronavirus: How the travel downturn is sending jet planes to 'boneyards'
August 03, 2020
Coronavirus: How the travel downturn is sending jet planes to 'boneyards'

Hit by the collapse in demand for flights due to Covid-19 commercial airlines have parked their grounded fleet in some of the most remote locations in the world...

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China sends first Covid-19 medical testing team to Hong Kong
August 03, 2020
China sends first Covid-19 medical testing team to Hong Kong

Seven health officials have arrived in Hong Kong from mainland China, the first members of a 60-person team that will carry out Covid-19 testing...

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Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak
August 03, 2020
Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what Iran's government claims, a BBC Persian service investigation has found...

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Coronavirus: Australia's Victoria records huge case jump
July 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Australia's Victoria records huge case jump

Australia's virus-hit state of Victoria has reported its worst death toll and case rise, prompting fears that a six-week lockdown of state capital Melbourne is not working...

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Chainsmokers gig prompts inquiry over social distancing
July 28, 2020
Chainsmokers gig prompts inquiry over social distancing

A charity concert featuring The Chainsmokers is being investigated after footage appeared to show fans ignoring social distancing regulations...

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Coronavirus: German officials 'very concerned' by rising cases
July 28, 2020
Coronavirus: German officials 'very concerned' by rising cases

The head of Germany's public health agency has said he is "very concerned" by rising infections in the country.

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