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Coronavirus live news: Sweden left out of Nordic border opening amid calls for inquiry into Covid-19 response (source — 29/05/2020 18:08:40

South Korea postpones reopening of 800 schools; Iran tally highest since early April; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme‘Gross incompetence’: ex-Obama adviser slams Trump Covid responseExtra l...

New Yorkers have been stranded in Costa Rica on their third date for 10 weeks due to COVID pandemic (source — 29/05/2020 09:17:07

Matt Richardson, 31, and Khani Lee, 29, made the adventurous decision to go to Costa Rica on March 17 for only their third time meeting after they enjoyed their first date in New York in February.

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 ...

Costa Atlantica begins flying crew home (including lone American), announces additional coronavirus case (source — 06/05/2020 16:03:21

The Costa Atlantica, docked in Japan, has begun repatriating crew members and confirmed one additional person tested positive for coronavirus.       

Costa Atlantica begins flying crew home (including an American), announces additional coronavirus case (source — 06/05/2020 15:02:51

The Costa Atlantica, docked in Japan, has begun repatriating crew members and confirmed one additional person tested positive for coronavirus.       

Will A Coronavirus Vaccine Really Be 'Available For Everyone, Everywhere'? Here's What We Know So Far (source — 25/04/2020 19:08:01

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.As the UK looks ahead to its sixth week in lockdown, those leading the UK’s reaction to ...

Normal People Is The BBC's Latest Book Adaptation For Hopeless Romantics – Here's What You Need To Know (source — 25/04/2020 09:00:00

Since it was announced that popular novel Normal People was being adapted for TV in late 2018, it has been one of the most anticipated dramas of the last few years. On Sunday, the wait is finally...

Brazil’s justice minister resigns over ‘political interference’ (source — 25/04/2020 04:25:29

BRASILIA: Sergio Moro, Brazil’s justice and security minister, resigned on Friday after clashing with President Jair Bolsonaro over the sacking of the federal police chief.Moro, a former anti-corrupti...

US Pastor: 'True Christians Do Not Mind Dying' Of Coronavirus If Infected At Church (source — 09/04/2020 09:55:59

An evangelical pastor who is refusing to abide by Louisiana’s ban on large public gatherings and continuing to hold in-person church services suggested his parishioners would not mind dying for ...

The rightwing Christian preachers in deep denial over Covid-19's danger (source — 04/04/2020 11:00:54

A number of American religious leaders have endangered their flock by holding services – and by claiming the virus can be defeated by faith in GodLast Sunday in Tampa, Florida, the Pentecostal pastor ...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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