Chile real-time news

Dogs in training to detect COVID-19 in Chile (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 01/08/2020 15:54:53

Dogs in Chile are being trained by the police force to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Chilean police train smart dogs to sniff out coronavirus in early stages (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 01/08/2020 09:31:09

Emmys Criticised For Failing To Nominate Pose's Black And Latinx Trans And Non-Binary Stars (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 29/07/2020 14:00:36

The Emmys is facing heavy criticism online after failing to recognise the Black and Latinx trans women and non-binary actors who star in US drama Pose. The awards academy announced its latest set...

Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of 'one big wave'; Twitter restricts Donald Trump Jr account for misinformation (source — www.theguardian.com) 28/07/2020 18:56:28

Three regions in Spain highlighted; global cases doubled in last six weeks; deaths worldwide pass 650,000Covid-19 still accelerating, warns WHO, as restrictions return in EuropeOutbreak in Xinjiang pr...

China makes $1bn loan to Latin American and Caribbean countries for access to coronavirus vaccine (source — www.independent.co.uk) 25/07/2020 18:29:13

Mexico, Brazil, Peru and Chile among worst affected by Covid-19

A Kiwi family in southern Chile as Covid-19 rampages (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 24/07/2020 06:42:14

OPINION: Schools are closed, curfews are in place and cases continue to climb rapidly, but Chile has the resilience to come back.

Chile wants Covid-19 sniffer dogs to help reopen public spaces (source — rss.cnn.com) 23/07/2020 05:29:44

Police dogs in Chile are being trained to sniff out Covid-19 in humans, with hopes that they will facilitate the reopening of busy public spaces including malls, sports centers, bus terminals and airp...

The Tear Gas Burned For Hours. The Effects On My Body May Last A Lifetime. (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 09/07/2020 08:00:23

I was working as a legal observer in San Francisco when I was exposed to the chemical agent known as tear gas.Touted as the safest known “riot dispersion” tactic in civilian uprisings, the...

The Tear Gas Burned For Hours. The Effects On My Body May Last A Lifetime (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 09/07/2020 08:00:23

I was working as a legal observer in San Francisco when I was exposed to the chemical agent known as tear gas.Touted as the safest known “riot dispersion” tactic in civilian uprisings, the...

Coronavirus live news: Melbourne locks down as global cases pass 12m (source — www.theguardian.com) 09/07/2020 04:43:02

Trump’s Tulsa rally ‘likely contributed’ to city’s surge in cases; infections worldwide pass 12m; nearly 3,000 miners infected in Chile. Follow the latest updates‘This lockdown seems different’: secon...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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In more severe cases:
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