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Medics go on hunger strike in Peru over funding (source — www.cnn.com) 21/01/2021 22:19:09

Some Peruvian medics are going on hunger strike to demand more funding as cases of Covid-19 spiral in the country, according to a statement from Peru's Social Security National Medical Union (SINAMMSO...

Medics go on hunger strike in Peru amid Covid-19 second wave (source — www.cnn.com) 21/01/2021 22:19:09

Some Peruvian medics are going on hunger strike to demand more funding as cases of Covid-19 spiral in the country, according to a statement from Peru's Social Security National Medical Union (SINAMMSO...

Group of Peruvian medics on hunger strike amid growing second wave of Covid-19 cases (source — cnn.it) 21/01/2021 15:25:01

Tun Salleh Abas tests positive for Covid-19 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 15/01/2021 02:28:57

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 14: Former Lord President Tun Dr Mohamed Salleh Abas has tested positive for COVID-19. President and Chief Executive Officer of as-Salihin Trustee Berhad, Abdul Aziz Peru Mohamed...

UK to ban travellers from South America and Portugal from Friday (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:39:56

Measure is aimed at preventing new Brazilian Covid variant reaching countryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTravellers from South America and Portugal will be banned from ar...

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...

Hospitals on the brink in Peru as coronavirus epicentre shifts to the Americas  (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 13/01/2021 19:41:46

Coronavirus live news: EU approves Moderna vaccine; hospitals overwhelmed in Peru and Bolivia (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/01/2021 18:59:43

Moderna is second vaccine to get EU approval; critical care near collapse in South American nations; Japan hits new daily case recordChina blocks entry to WHO team studying Covid’s originsAs parts of ...

AP PHOTOS: The faces of Peruvians going through a hard year (source — www.independent.co.uk) 05/01/2021 17:06:29

Mesa Redonda is the main wholesale market in Peru’s capital and in 2020 it has been one of the main hotspots of the new coronavirus.

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