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Coronavirus live news: South Korea closes schools days after reopening; global deaths pass 360,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 13:36:25

School closure comes after spike in cases; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme; Philippines has biggest daily rise in cases Global report: France to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions and open r...

Coronavirus live news: South Korea closes schools days after re-opening; global deaths pass 360,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 13:07:59

School closure comes after spike in cases; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme; Philippines has biggest daily rise in cases Global report: France to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions and open r...

Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia (source — www.thesundaily.my) 29/05/2020 07:18:19

HONG KONG: False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015 video of a police raid on a brothel recirculated...

Global report: Philippines opens up despite record cases, as outbreaks hit Asia (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 06:43:08

Manila’s 12 million residents to enjoy free movement as daily infections pass 500; Mumbai’s hospital close to collapse; South Korea records dozens more casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our cor...

Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 360,000 as Philippines has biggest daily spike in cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 04:19:20

Up to six people can gather in UK parks from Monday; Donald Trump says he would take hydroxychloroquine again; drug combination triples death risk in cancer patients Global report: France to ease Cov...

Coronavirus live news: WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America (source — www.theguardian.com) 27/05/2020 11:29:27

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGloba...

THIS country refuses to reopen schools without COVID-19 vaccine (source — feedproxy.google.com) 27/05/2020 06:19:00

PHILIPPINES' President Rodrigo Duterte has told the nation that he will not allow schools to reopen without a vaccine for coronavirus.

The Observer view on the failure to secure a global ceasefire during the pandemic | Observer editorial (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/05/2020 08:00:14

In blocking the UN plan, the leaders of the US, China and Russia are responsible for more conflict and chaosTwo months have passed since António Guterres, the UN secretary-general, called on warring p...

Glimpse at graduations of the future as robots have pics of students stuck on their faces at socially distanced ceremony (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 22/05/2020 19:46:47

ROBOTS stood in for students at a bizarre graduation ceremony held during the coronavirus lockdowns in the Philippines. They took the places of 179 high school pupils at the event which was broadcast ...

Key Workers Are Fighting 'Draconian' Home Office Immigration Rule Keeping Their Families Apart (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 22/05/2020 08:00:04

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Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death