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Coronavirus live news: US retracts World Health Organization withdrawal; Australia marks four days with no new cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/01/2021 10:42:17

Biden reverses Trump’s decision to leave WHO; Australia again records zero coronavirus cases; Indonesia plans to start vaccinating general public from late AprilBiden pledge to vaccinate 100m American...

UK Covid live: arrivals from South America and Portugal banned from Friday over Brazilian variant concerns (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:21:11

Latest updates: arrivals from Brazil, Argentina and the rest of South America, alongside Portugal, banned from FridayUK bans travellers from South America and Portugal from FridayEngland’s schools tol...

UK Bans Flights From Brazil, Portugal And 14 Other Countries (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/01/2021 18:58:41

Travel from Brazil and other South American countries to the UK will be banned from Friday in response to a new variant of coronavirus, the government has announced.Flights from Portugal to the UK wil...

Mayor of Manta, Ecuador Intubated and Transferred After COVID-19 Diagnosis (source — www.news.com.au) 19/12/2020 22:50:04

The Mayor of Manta, Ecuador, Agustín Intriago, was transferred to a hospital in Guayaquil on Friday, December 18 for continued treatment of severe COVID-19. Intriago was admitted to a hospital in Mant...

Why the Covid economic crisis has hit poorer nations less deeply than feared (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/12/2020 09:00:29

If global growth resumes in 2021 some developing countries may skate through the crisis. Others won’t be so lucky Last March, when Covid-19 infected the world economy, many observers feared that emerg...

Jeremy Corbyn Has A New Project (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 13/12/2020 17:38:08

Jeremy Corbyn has announced plans for a new organisation to support social justice, peace and human rights in the UK and around the world.The former Labour leader said his Peace and Justice Project wi...

Sports quiz of the week: birdies, insects, masters and disasters (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/11/2020 13:51:26

Who fell over? Who provided back-up? Who led the free world? The Norwegian government would not let their men's football team travel to Austria to fulfil their Nations League fixture after one of thei...

China's sweeping COVID controls put frozen food importers on ice (source — www.independent.ie) 16/11/2020 10:41:36

The WHO says the risk of catching COVID-19 from frozen food is low, but China has repeatedly sounded alarms after detecting the virus on packaging of products ranging from German pork knuckles to Ecua...

Malaysian healthcare system can deal with any Covid-19 spike (source — www.thesundaily.my) 02/11/2020 11:42:10

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s healthcare system is one of the best in the world and has the ability to deal with any Covid-19 spike, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) Da...

Virus infection risk from food packaging very low: Expert (source — www.thesundaily.my) 02/11/2020 06:19:35

PETALING JAYA: The risk of Covid-19 spreading through food packages containing frozen or other items, is considered extremely low.Nonetheless, food wholesalers and retailers have to ensure an optimal ...

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