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US buys up world stock of key #COVID_19 drug #remdesivir
01:15, Thursday, 02 July, 2020
The US has bought up virtually all the stocks for the next three months of one of the two drugs proven to work against Covid-19, leaving none for ...
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Japanese startup creates 'connected' face mask for coronavirus new normal
00:20, Wednesday, 01 July, 2020
As face coverings become the norm amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese startup Donut Robotics has developed an internet-connected “smart ...
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'Window is closing' to halt virus in US, says health secretary
14:15, Monday, 29 June, 2020
US health secretary Alex Azar has warned that “the window is closing” on the country’s chance to take action to effectively curb ...
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Global #COVID_19 cases exceed 10 million: Johns Hopkins
11:35, Monday, 29 June, 2020
Global COVID-19 cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday, with more than 498,000 fatalities, according to the latest data by Johns Hopkins University, ...
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Diabetes Fast Facts
15:15, Sunday, 28 June, 2020
Here's a look at diabetes, a disease that affects millions of people around the world.Diabetes is characterized by high levels of blood glucose ...
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#Coronavirus: #WHO warns of surge of new cases in #Europe
21:35, Friday, 26 June, 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe director has urged caution following a surge in new coronavirus cases and deaths recorded in several ...
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Can't say for sure we'll get a #vaccine - #WHO chief
21:05, Friday, 26 June, 2020
There is no guarantee that scientists will be able to develop an effective vaccine against Covid-19, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) ...
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In the US, the daily incidence of #COVID_19 exceeded April data
21:25, Thursday, 25 June, 2020
Last Tuesday, June 25, in the United States, over 35,000 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded per day. According to The New York Times, ...
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#WHO Chief: #Coronavirus infections could reach 10M next week
17:25, Thursday, 25 June, 2020
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the number of coronavirus cases throughout the world could reach 10 million next ...
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China's #coronavirus experts warn the epidemic could last until next year
20:10, Wednesday, 24 June, 2020
No evidence has suggested that people could be infected with the coronavirus from eating food, a senior Chinese medical expert claimed.Feng Zijian, ...
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#Coronavirus in Africa: 306,390 cases; 8,116 deaths; 146,337 recoveries
16:25, Tuesday, 23 June, 2020
There are now more than over 300,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of ...
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Global #coronavirus infections surpass 9 million
11:20, Monday, 22 June, 2020
Nearly half a year after the first coronavirus cases were confirmed in mainland China, the pandemic has spread worldwide and surpassed the 9 ...
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President Armen Sarkissian congratulated medical workers on the occasion of their professional holiday: Today is your professional holiday but also our gratitude day
10:50, Sunday, 21 June, 2020
Dear medical staff workers, I congratulate you on the occasion of your professional holiday – Medical Worker’s Day. Today is your ...
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Brazil tops 1 million #COVID_19 cases
13:05, Saturday, 20 June, 2020
Brazil has now reported more than 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and 48,954 deaths, marking a grim milestone for the South American ...
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Coronavirus: Baby aged 13 days dies with Covid-19
00:40, Saturday, 20 June, 2020
The baby is thought to be the youngest to die with the disease in the UK. It comes as Sheffield Children's Hospital confirmed a child died on ...
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WHO welcomes preliminary results about dexamethasone use in treating critically ill COVID-19 patients
01:05, Friday, 19 June, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom (UK) that show dexamethasone, a ...
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Coronavirus and its restrictions return to Beijing after Covid-19 outbreak at market
23:40, Tuesday, 16 June, 2020
Coronavirus and the restrictions have returned to Beijing. After eight weeks without a single locally transmitted case, parts of the capital are ...
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Face coverings DO work
23:50, Monday, 15 June, 2020
Face coverings do protect people from catching the coronavirus and may even work better than social distancing, a study on-board a US warship ...
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Tunisia has beaten #coronavirus: prime minister
17:45, Monday, 15 June, 2020
Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh announced Sunday that the country has achieved a victory against the novel coronavirus as it has recorded ...
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China declares martial law in Baoding over new #COVID_19 cluster detected at Beijing market
17:10, Monday, 15 June, 2020
Chinese authorities have declared martial law in the city of Baoding in Hebei province, amid the new COVID-19 cluster at Xinfadi, the largest ...
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Satellite data suggests #coronavirus may have hit China earlier: Researchers
00:55, Wednesday, 10 June, 2020
Dramatic spikes in auto traffic around major hospitals in Wuhan last fall suggest the novel coronavirus may have been present and spreading through ...
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#Coronavirus: Lockdowns in Europe saved millions of lives
20:45, Tuesday, 09 June, 2020
Lockdowns have saved more than three million lives from coronavirus in Europe, a study estimates.The team at Imperial College London said the "death ...
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Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' #WHO says
19:45, Tuesday, 09 June, 2020
Coronavirus patients without symptoms aren’t driving the spread of the virus, World Health Organization officials said Monday, casting doubt ...
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New Zealand to lift all restrictions as it declares itself virus-free
19:55, Monday, 08 June, 2020
New Zealand is set to lift almost all its coronavirus restrictions within hours as it reports there are no active cases in the country.It will move ...
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Brazil threatens to quit #WHO, Trump says US beating pandemic
11:35, Saturday, 06 June, 2020
President Jair Bolsonaro threatened Friday to pull Brazil from the WHO over "ideological bias," as his counterpart Donald Trump said the US economy ...
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Global COVID-19 cases exceed 6 million: Johns Hopkins University
10:25, Sunday, 31 May, 2020
The global number of COVID-19 cases exceeded six million as of 22:32 GMT Saturday, and the death toll surpassed 368,000, according to data from ...
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Now China says Wuhan wet market was not the origin of the #coronavirus pandemic
15:05, Saturday, 30 May, 2020
The Wuhan wet market was a ‘victim’ of coronavirus rather than the cause, according to the Chinese Centre of Disease Control and ...
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Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India
00:00, Saturday, 30 May, 2020
A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel ...
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US government is funding website spreading Covid-19 disinformation
23:45, Thursday, 28 May, 2020
The US government is funding a website in Armenia which is spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, including warnings that ...
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Tens of thousands of #coronavirus tests have been double-counted, officials admit
17:10, Friday, 22 May, 2020
Tens of thousands of Covid-19 tests have been double-counted in the Government’s official tally, public health officials have ...
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