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Coronavirus live news: CDC finds 300,000 excess deaths in US; New Zealand records 25 new cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/10/2020 03:33:04

Finding means Covid-19 death toll might be “underascertained”, says CDC; Cathay to cut 5,900 jobs. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: record Covid cases and new lockdowns across EuropeSpain poise...

4 Things To Know About The Rapid Covid-19 Tests At Heathrow Airport (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/10/2020 13:03:40

You can now access a rapid Covid-19 test that’ll give you results before your flight at Heathrow airport – but you’ll still have to abide by the quarantine rules.The tests, available...

Rapid one-hour Covid tests begin at Heathrow airport (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 10:37:25

Coronavirus tests that cost £80 offered to travellers to Italy and Hong KongCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePassengers flying from London Heathrow to Hong Kong and Italy wi...

Trump 'Kisses Dictators' Butts', Republican Lawmaker Says In Blistering Attack Caught On Tape (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/10/2020 10:08:59

Senator Ben Sasse delivered a blistering critique of Donald Trump during a phone call with constituents, saying the president mishandled the coronavirus pandemic, curries favor with dictator...

Paris and London impose new restrictions to combat a worrying spread of Covid-19 (source — www.cnn.com) 15/10/2020 19:04:04

• Herd immunity is not the way out of pandemic, experts warn • Hong Kong and Singapore to set up a 'travel bubble' as Covid cases fall • LIVE UPDATES: Germany just recorded a daily high number of new ...

Hong Kong and Singapore claim 'world's first' full coronavirus travel bubble (source — www.independent.co.uk) 15/10/2020 16:30:21

<p>Asia’s two big financial hubs hail ‘safe, careful but significant step forward’</p>

Two of Europe's biggest capitals are in trouble as cases surge (source — www.cnn.com) 15/10/2020 14:22:33

• Herd immunity is not the way out of pandemic, experts warn • Hong Kong and Singapore to set up a 'travel bubble' as Covid cases fall • LIVE UPDATES: Germany just recorded a daily high number of new ...

Hong Kong and Singapore to set up a 'travel bubble' as Covid cases fall (source — www.cnn.com) 15/10/2020 11:50:44

Hong Kong and Singapore plan to open an "air travel bubble" that allows residents to travel between the two Asian hubs without requiring quarantine or restrictive control measures, authorities announc...

Dutch woman becomes first person to die after two Covid-19 infections (source — www.independent.co.uk) 14/10/2020 02:34:49

<p>First patient with second case of coronavirus was man from Hong Kong</p>

25-Year-Old Man Had Covid-19 Twice In The Space Of Two Months (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 13/10/2020 01:30:16

A 25-year-old man living in Nevada is thought to be the first confirmed case of Covid-19 reinfection in North America.The patient was infected with two variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes C...

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