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Don’t bank on Turkey for your holiday this summer due to ‘under-reported Covid cases’ warns travel expert (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 15/01/2021 18:40:09

TURKEY holidays are soaring in popularity for the summer as Brits hope to return to the hot destination. However, one expert has warned that it may not be able to welcome tourists before the end of th...

Covid Turkey: Recep Erdogan receives Chinese Sinovac vaccine (source — ) 15/01/2021 01:01:31

Erdogan stripped down to a black t-shirt and got vaccinated on Thursday as the nation of 83 million people began rolling out China's Sinovac jab despite conflicting data about its efficacy.

Coronavirus live news: Sweden reports record number of daily Covid deaths; Lebanon begins 11-day, 24-hour curfew (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 17:29:01

Sweden’s death toll goes past 10,000; Lebanon closes supermarkets in lockdown; WHO team touches down in WuhanHow and why is the virus mutating?China records first Covid death since May as WHO team arr...

Coronavirus live news: Lebanon begins 11-day, 24-hour curfew; WHO team arrives in Wuhan (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 13:04:22

Lebanon closes supermarkets in lockdown; WHO team touches down in Wuhan; New York Mayor warns city will fall short of its inoculation goalsEngland officials underestimated number of rough sleepers nee...

Turkish health minister receives China's Sinovac vaccine on live TV (source — www.cnn.com) 14/01/2021 12:12:03

CNN's Arwa Damon reports from a hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, as the country has authorized the emergency use of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine and begun its mass vaccination drive.

Covid-19: Turkey approves China-based Sinovac vaccine's emergency use (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 13/01/2021 21:19:15

Turkish authorities gave the go-ahead for emergency use of the Covid vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd, despite uncertainty over just how protective it is.

UK variant of Covid-19 case detected in Malaysia - Health DG (source — www.thesundaily.my) 12/01/2021 02:13:57

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11: A case of COVID-19 variant dubbed ‘UK B.1.1.7’ has been detected in Malaysia today involving a traveller with a history of travel to the United Kingdom last month.Health director...

Coronavirus live: UK records 57,725 cases and 445 deaths; India approves AstraZeneca vaccine - latest updates (source — www.theguardian.com) 02/01/2021 19:19:11

Greece reimposes Covid curbs after Christmas easing; just under 3 million Americans vaccinated so far as US death toll continues to rise; Israel vaccinates more than a million people England health of...

Coronavirus live updates: On first day of 2021, US records its 20 millionth case; Turkey confirms 15 new cases of new strain (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 02/01/2021 02:22:19

NYPD prevented New Year's crowds in Times Square. Republican Sen. David Perdue in quarantine ahead of Georgia runoff. Latest COVID news.        

Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll passes 195,000 in world's third worst outbreak; Turkey bans arrivals from UK (source — www.theguardian.com) 02/01/2021 01:14:18

Latest updates: 15 cases of UK variant confirmed in Turkey; 613 Covid-linked deaths recorded in UK; France to impose earlier curfews in 15 departmentsAll primary schools in London to remain closed aft...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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