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Global report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of Australia (source — 25/05/2020 07:35:58

Chile’s president says hospitals are ‘very close to limit’, France records lowest number of daily Covid-19 cases since March, India restarts domestic flightsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our cor...

Coronavirus: Chile's president says healthcare system 'very close to the limit' (source — 25/05/2020 04:46:58

President Sebastián Piñera warns of the strain on hospitals as the number of cases approaches 70,000.

Coronavirus: PM Under Pressure To Sack Top Aide Dominic Cummings, And Four Other Stories You Need To Know (source — 23/05/2020 12:14:16

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.The PM is under intense pressure to sack his top aide Dominic Cummings after it emerged that h...

WHO reports record virus cases as Trump mulls in-person G7 (source — 21/05/2020 10:38:24

WASHINGTON: The World Health Organization has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, as US President Donald Trump proposed hosting world leaders for the annual G7 summit as a s...

Coronavirus: Chile protesters clash with police over lockdown (source — 19/05/2020 03:58:26

Police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters in Santiago's El Bosque district.

Chile capital silenced amid lockdown over Covid-19 surge (source — 17/05/2020 05:13:02

SANTIAGO: With near-deserted streets and police checks, the seven million people of Chile’s capital, Santiago, began a strict quarantine Saturday after a sharp resurgence of coronavirus cases.Normal a...

Trump threatens to cut China ties as virus toll tops 300,000 (source — 15/05/2020 10:30:00

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump (pix) threatened to cut ties with China over its role in the spread of the coronavirus, as the global death toll from the disease topped 300,000.Despite fears of ...

WHO warns virus may be here to stay as toll nears 300,000 (source — 14/05/2020 08:27:48

GENEVA: The coronavirus may never go away and populations will have to learn to live with it just as they have HIV, the World Health Organization has warned, as the global death toll from the disease ...

US says China trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine as markets slump (source — 14/05/2020 03:53:46

WASHINGTON: Chinese hackers are trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine research, US authorities said Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions between the superpowers as markets slumped on warnings from the US Fede...

Latin American photographers document the pandemic – in pictures (source — 08/05/2020 13:00:24

One virus; 18 ways of seeing the world. Covid Latam is a collective project documenting the coronavirus pandemic as it unfolds across Latin America. Photographers – 9 men and 9 women – are working in ...

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