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China destroys thousands of cherries from Chile and Australia after Covid traced (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 23/01/2021 07:39:55

Chinese state media has destroyed cherries from Australia and Chile as Covid was found on cherry packaging. The cherries were sold in the Jiangsu province, near Shanghai in China.

Covid outbreak at a cat's birthday party infects 15 people in a small Chilean town (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 21/01/2021 19:50:43

Fifteen people in the coastal town of Santo Domingo in Chile have contracted coronavirus after attending a cat's birthday party, a health official confirmed on Saturday.

Fifteen people infected with Covid with some critical after attending a CAT’S birthday party in Chile (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 21/01/2021 18:01:52

A COVID-19 outbreak that infected 15 people with the virus and left several people critically ill reportedly started at a cat’s birthday party. According to reports from local media, 10 people attende...

There are two new Covid-fighting drugs I haven't heard much about - is it because they are unpronounceable? | Adrian Chiles (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/01/2021 11:00:26

Generic medicine names can sound like random collections of syllables. But there is a method to itIt is a couple of weeks since the announcement of two important new drugs in the treatment of Covid. T...

Coronavirus live news: US retracts World Health Organization withdrawal; Australia marks four days with no new cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/01/2021 10:42:17

Biden reverses Trump’s decision to leave WHO; Australia again records zero coronavirus cases; Indonesia plans to start vaccinating general public from late AprilBiden pledge to vaccinate 100m American...

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...

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?

Pandemic balm for nature (source — www.thesundaily.my) 31/12/2020 07:27:32

EVERY dark cloud has a silver lining. In the case of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was a respite of sorts for Mother Nature.With human activity restricted, wildlife regained its space, the air became less...

Coronavirus live news: France to deploy 100,000-strong force to police New Year's Eve; UK reports 981 daily deaths (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/12/2020 21:37:25

Latest updates: police and gendarmes to crack down on illegal parties; some English schools delay return as UK records highest death toll since AprilMillions more in England to face tougher restrictio...

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