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UK to ban travellers from South America and Portugal from Friday (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:39:56

Measure is aimed at preventing new Brazilian Covid variant reaching countryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTravellers from South America and Portugal will be banned from ar...

UK Covid live: arrivals from South America and Portugal banned from Friday over Brazilian variant concerns (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:21:11

Latest updates: arrivals from Brazil, Argentina and the rest of South America, alongside Portugal, banned from FridayUK bans travellers from South America and Portugal from FridayEngland’s schools tol...

UK Bans Flights From Brazil, Portugal And 14 Other Countries (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/01/2021 18:58:41

Travel from Brazil and other South American countries to the UK will be banned from Friday in response to a new variant of coronavirus, the government has announced.Flights from Portugal to the UK wil...

Diego Maradona’s daughter begs Argentine public not to blame dad’s death for record coronavirus numbers (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 06/01/2021 17:41:06

DIEGO MARADONA’S daughter has urged people not to blame her dad for Argentina’s rising number of coronavirus cases in an emotional open letter. Critics of the public wake which took place after ...

Year of living dangerously? (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/01/2021 09:35:54

GOODBYE 2020, but unfortunately, not good riddance, as we all have to live with its legacy. It has been a disastrous year for much of the world for various reasons, Elizabeth II’s annus horribilis. Th...

Bizarre WhatsApp message about ‘Argentina is doing it’ virus that hacks your phone spreads – but it’s a hoax (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 05/01/2021 19:43:33

A VIRAL WhatsApp message warning that you may be hacked is spreading online. But the text is a total hoax – so don’t get caught out. Some users are receiving messages about a video called “...

Argentina World Cup winner Leopoldo Luque, 71, rushed to hospital in intensive care over coronavirus complications (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 05/01/2021 17:03:43

ARGENTINIAN World Cup winner Leopoldo Luque has been rushed to intensive care after complications in his fight against coronavirus. The 71-year-old, whose four goals in the 1978 tournament including a...

We need the COVID jab now (source — www.smh.com.au) 01/01/2021 16:05:00

If Britain, America, Canada, Israel, Chile, Belgium, Argentina and many other countries are already rolling out vaccines for COVID-19, why is Australia sitting back and waiting?

Coronavirus live news: EU rollout of Pfizer vaccine may be disrupted by supply issues, BioNTech warns (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/01/2021 13:33:00

Latest updates: German biotech startup warns of ‘gaps’ in vaccine supply; re-analysis Covid tests in US raises questions about origin of B117 ‘UK strain’Key London hospital preparing for Covid-only ca...

'We're being left behind': anger and confusion in Brazil as vaccine program lags (source — www.theguardian.com) 31/12/2020 13:00:37

Experts say delays are proof of Bolsonaro’s bungled Covid responseVirus has killed nearly 200,000 and destroyed economyEach night Brazilian newscasters throw their government’s jumbled coronavirus res...

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