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Why East Asia Is Beating the West in Controlling Coronavirus (source — www.news.com.au) 20/10/2020 17:05:04

While life in South Korea, China and Japan has broadly returned to normal, the U.S. and Europe face new surges in Covid-19 cases. WSJ explains how countries in East Asia have kept the virus in check w...

Understanding how ‘overdispersion’ works is key to controlling Covid | Kyra Grantz and Justin Lessler (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 15:01:43

As few as 10% of people are responsible for 80% of transmission – and that must shape how we tackle this virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn February, when Covid-19 was...

Theresa May's Speeches Abroad Earned Six Figure Sum In Single Month (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/10/2020 20:13:10

Theresa May earned more than £180,000 for her business through speaking engagements abroad last month.A company set up by the former prime minister was paid £136,000 for a speech at t...

Theresa May Is Paying Herself Nearly £300 An Hour For Making Speeches (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/10/2020 20:13:10

Theresa May is paying herself nearly £300 an hour for making speeches.The former prime minister pockets £85,000 a year from her own company, the Office of Theresa May, for around 24 h...

South Korea mandates mask-wearing as face coverings remain controversial in the US (source — rss.cnn.com) 13/10/2020 09:58:02

South Korea is mandating the wearing of masks at all crowded facilities, on public transport and at demonstrations, even as the country eases up on coronavirus restrictions as the number of local infe...

'They refused to act': inside a chilling documentary on Trump's bungled Covid-19 response (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/10/2020 09:10:01

Totally Under Control recounts the early days of the pandemic in the US, revealing in clinical detail a disastrous federal response to a preventable crisisIn May, as their city began to emerge from th...

South Korea mandates mask-wearing as face coverings remain controversial in West (source — rss.cnn.com) 13/10/2020 07:52:02

South Korea is mandating the wearing of masks at all crowded facilities, on public transport and at demonstrations, even as the country eases up on coronavirus restrictions as the number of local infe...

South Korea imposes mask mandate as face coverings remain controversial in West (source — www.cnn.com) 13/10/2020 07:34:48

South Korea is mandating the wearing of masks at all crowded facilities, on public transport and at demonstrations, even as the country eases up on coronavirus restrictions as the number of local infe...

Coronavirus live news: Trump tests negative for Covid; Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial paused (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/10/2020 04:52:35

WHO chief warns herd immunity ‘scientifically and ethically ‘problematic’; Fauci says holding large rallies ‘asking for trouble’; Czech government closes bars and schools. Follow the latest updates:US...

Coronavirus live news: Trump 'tests negative' for Covid; Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial paused (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/10/2020 04:52:35

Johnson & Johnson confirms pause in vaccine trial; Fauci says holding large rallies ‘asking for trouble’; Czech government closes bars and schools. Follow the latest updates:White House doctor say...

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