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Coronavirus US: study shows 97,000 children tested positive in last two weeks of July – live updates (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/08/2020 13:35:17

New data shows huge uptick in infections of childrenUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Trump’s coronavirus relief orders described as ‘laughable’ by Andrew CuomoAlex ...

US health secretary praises Taiwan's Covid-19 response during rare high-level visit (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/08/2020 08:50:04

Alex Azar is the most senior US official to visit Taipei in 40 years, threatening to escalate US-China tensionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US health secretary, Alex...

Coronavirus live news: US heaps praise on Taiwan's handling of Covid-19 (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/08/2020 08:30:16

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesUS heaps praise on Taiwan’s handling of Covid-19Glo...

Taiwan’s COVID-19 response ‘more effective and less expensive’ than in Australia (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 07/08/2020 15:53:51

Taiwan has proven prioritising human lives throughout the COVID-19 pandemic does not have to come at great financial expense says One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts.

Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 700,000; French government warns 'do not lower your guard' (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/08/2020 12:17:58

US health secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’Australia suffers its deadliest day of pandemic‘We’re fightin...

Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 700,000 as top US official to visit Taiwan (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/08/2020 08:58:29

US health secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’US: Biden tells Trump to ‘step up and do your job’‘We’re figh...

US announces highest-level visit to Taiwan in decades, risking China anger (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/08/2020 08:32:30

In thinly veiled comments, coronavirus taskforce chair Alex Azar praises island as ‘model of transparency and cooperation’ during pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA ...

HHS Secretary Azar to be most senior US official to visit Taiwan (source — www.foxnews.com) 05/08/2020 08:13:53

Health and Human Services Director Alex Azar will lead a delegation to Taiwan in the coming days in an effort to strengthen economic ties and mutual support during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 700,000 as Europe faces second wave (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/08/2020 07:51:25

US health secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’. Follow all the developmentsUS: Biden tells Trump to ‘step u...

Coronavirus live news: US health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan as Europe faces second wave (source — www.theguardian.com) 05/08/2020 05:22:03

Alex Azar praises ‘transparent’ handling of pandemic in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’. Follow all the developmentsUS: Biden tells Trump to ...

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