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Bots Are Likely Responsible For Nearly Half Of Covid-19 Tweets, Say Researchers (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/05/2020 09:57:42

Nearly half of some 200 million tweets about Covid-19 likely came from bots, with many of them plugging false cures, peddling conspiracy theories and clamouring for the US to drop safet...

Chart toppers: the best books to help you understand numbers (source — www.theguardian.com) 25/05/2020 09:00:45

From the classic How to Lie With Statistics to the highly relevant The Rules of Contagion ... mathematician Hannah Fry picks books to help demystify Covid-19 dataIt’s hard to imagine a moment in histo...

HK security, police chiefs warn of growing ‘terrorism’ as national laws loom (source — www.thesundaily.my) 25/05/2020 08:53:00

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s security and police chiefs said “terrorism” was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing’s plans to introduce national security laws after...

I’m A GP, And I Don’t Know When Things Will Be ‘Okay’ Again (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/05/2020 08:00:30

Fear. Frustration. Futility. These are just some of the emotions I have experienced in my work as a GP over these past months. When coronavirus began to emerge from China, I was initially filled ...

Global report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of Australia (source — www.theguardian.com) 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 live news: US bars travel from Brazil as British PM’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach (source — www.theguardian.com) 25/05/2020 02:52:33

Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings despite outcry; France sees lowest daily cases and deaths since lockdown; India resumes domestic flights. Follow the latest updatesUS bars travellers who have been...

Trump's adviser compares China's handling of the coronavirus pandemic to Chernobyl 'cover-up' (source — ) 25/05/2020 01:14:00

Top White House advisor Robert O'Brien compared China's handling of COVID-19 to the Chernobyl 'cover-up' and blamed the nation for the global spread of the coronavirus.

This freak 10-week Bank Holiday must be over for our economy to resume (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 25/05/2020 00:34:12

THE neutron bomb was designed in the 1960s to kill troops but leave buildings intact. This year, the People’s Republic of China accidentally (let’s be generous) unleashed its own biological version. C...

This freak 10-week Bank Holiday must end for our economy to resume (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 25/05/2020 00:34:12

THE neutron bomb was designed in the 1960s to kill troops but leave buildings intact. This year, the People’s Republic of China accidentally (let’s be generous) unleashed its own biological version. C...

China's top diplomat urges US to cooperate over pandemic (source — www.9news.com.au) 24/05/2020 23:50:09

The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attacking the country, the Chinese government's to...

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