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New coronavirus outbreak in China fans fears of second wave

Authorities across the capital rushed to test thousands of people linked to a major wholesale market suspected to be the origin of the outbreak.The number…

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U.N. warns coronavirus may push millions of children into underage labor

The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of children at risk of being pushed into underage labor, reversing two decades of work to combat the practice…

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Overworked, underpaid Brazil nurses risk lives to care for patients

Bossan works three jobs to provide for his wife and two-year-old daughter — at two different hospitals and a mobile emergency unit. Double and triple…

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Fresh wave of coronavirus food waste funding awarded

The first wave of funding under the government’s COVID-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant has been confirmed today, with nearly 90 not-for-profit organisations across England set…

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Singapore is checking waste water with people’s poo for coronavirus

From mass testing tens of thousands of its migrant workers to using serological tests to uncover links between its virus clusters, Singapore has deployed varying…

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EU says China, Russia behind coronavirus ‘disinformation campaigns’

In an unusually blunt statement, the EU said China and Russia were engaged in “targeted” campaigns to spread health hoaxes and false information about the…

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J&J moves up start of coronavirus vaccine human trials to July

Johnson & Johnson moved up the start of human clinical trials for its experimental vaccine against the highly contagious coronavirus by two months to the…

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Panama isolates migrants in remote jungle coronavirus unit

Panama has isolated nearly 200 migrants in a jungle camp to contain a novel coronavirus outbreak among a much larger group of Africans, Cubans and…

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Coronavirus may have been in Wuhan in August, study suggests

Coronavirus may have been present and spreading in Wuhan as early as August last year, according to a study that analysed satellite imagery of car…

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Coronavirus: World Bank confirms deepest recession since World War Two

The COVID-19 pandemic will shrink the global economy by 5.2 per cent this year, representing the deepest recession since World War Two, and triggering a…

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