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Spain to reopen to tourists as South America named virus hotspot (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/05/2020 04:12:22

MADRID: Spain said on Saturday it would let in foreign tourists and restart top league football in the coming weeks, accelerating Europe’s exit from strict coronavirus lockdowns, even as the disease c...

Coronavirus: PM Under Pressure To Sack Top Aide Dominic Cummings, And Four Other Stories You Need To Know (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 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...

Cardboard hospital bed transforms into coffin when coronavirus patients die (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 23/05/2020 10:53:47

Rodolfo Gomez, from Colombia, designed the bed-coffin combo after he saw disturbing images of coronavirus victims and other dead people being dumped in the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador

First coronavirus case discovered in Ecuador's indigenous Amazon tribe: report (source — www.foxnews.com) 18/05/2020 12:39:39

A member of one of Ecuador's indigenous Amazon tribes has become the first person tribesperson in the country to be infected with the coronavirus, health officials announced on Sunday.

Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record jump in cases as death toll rises by 824 (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/05/2020 01:22:19

Europe ‘could face deadly second wave of winter infections’; Spain hails large-scale antibody study; no Danish virus deaths for first time since MarchEurope could face deadly second wave of winter inf...

Coronavirus corpse loaded into coffin in the street as Latin America becomes new pandemic epicentre (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 15/05/2020 18:33:35

LATIN America is now the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic as another body has been found lying in the street in Ecuador. A woman’s body has been found dead on a street in Ecuador’s capital Qu...

Spain sex workers left to fend for themselves under lockdown (source — www.thesundaily.my) 09/05/2020 10:14:06

MADRID: With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown.Already extremely vulnerable an...

Latin American photographers document the pandemic – in pictures (source — www.theguardian.com) 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 ...

Fear keeps US undocumented from hospitals despite Covid-19 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 07/05/2020 09:25:36

NEW YORK: Fear of deportation. Fear of facing an unpayable bill. Fear of becoming a “public charge” and unable to obtain legal status. These are some of the reasons why undocumented migrants are avoid...

Fear keeps US undocumented from hospitals despite coronavirus (source — www.thesundaily.my) 07/05/2020 02:00:05

NEW YORK: Fear of deportation. Fear of facing an unpayable bill. Fear of becoming a “public charge” and unable to obtain legal status. These are some of the reasons why undocumented migrants are avoid...

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