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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...

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...

Singapore Airlines turns grounded jets into pop-up restaurants serving first-class meals for $470  (source — ) 12/10/2020 19:51:38

Singapore Airlines is transforming grounded Airbus jets into pop-up restaurants that cost up to $475 a seat in a bid to makeup revenue lost during the coronavirus pandemic.

Airtasker uses COVID boost to launch into New Zealand and Singapore (source — www.smh.com.au) 12/10/2020 16:00:00

Australia's largest gig economy outfit is extending its global footprint as the pandemic forces more people to look for a way to supplement their income.

PM warns Aussies not to get hopes up about travel bubble with other countries (source — www.9news.com.au) 12/10/2020 01:57:29

The Prime Minister has held high level talks with Japan, South Korea and Singapore amid hopes the travel bubble will soon extend to other nations with low rates of coronavirus.

New Zealand visitors to arrive in Australia this week (source — www.9news.com.au) 11/10/2020 23:34:24

The Prime Minister has held high level talks with Japan, South Korea and Singapore amid hopes the travel bubble will soon extend to other nations with low rates of coronavirus.

Japan, Singapore, South Korea likely next nations to join Australian travel bubble amid COVID-19 (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 11/10/2020 11:18:22

The prime minister said New Zealand is the only nation with a travel arrangement so far, but other locations mightn't be far behind depending on the success.

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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