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Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of 'second peak' in pandemic (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 06:21:37

Mexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 toll; UK PM’s senior adviser won’t apologise for lockdown breach; Iceland eases national alert; Follow the lates...

Coronavirus UK: Socialising could be allowed from next month (source — ) 26/05/2020 06:18:32

Small outdoor gatherings, including barbecues and garden parties, could be allowed by the end of June as part of the UK government's plan to ease the coronavirus lockdown.

Woman makes an apple crumble and a homemade TimTam with an IRON and while in hotel quarantine (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 26/05/2020 05:58:02

Bridget Houlden was living in the UK when she decided to fly home to Melbourne in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scientists fight online virus misinformation war (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/05/2020 05:11:00

PARIS: With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.With 14,00...

Prince Charles reveals his ultimate coronavirus heartbreak - 'My heart goes out to them' (source — feedproxy.google.com) 26/05/2020 04:59:00

THE Prince of Wales has paid tribute to musicians, singers and dancers across the UK who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial as Mexico death toll questioned (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 03:27:48

UK PM’s senior adviser won’t apologise for lockdown breach; White House brings Brazil travel restrictions forward two days; Follow the latest updatesMexico City records thousands more deaths than usua...

BBQs and garden socialising with friends and family bubbles will get the green light next month (source — ) 26/05/2020 03:26:56

Small outdoor gatherings, including barbecues and garden parties, could be allowed by the end of June as part of the UK government's plan to ease the coronavirus lockdown.

CMCO: Compound for those who attempt to cross state borders (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/05/2020 03:19:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The words ‘never give up’ are usually meant to infuse a positive spirit in a person to keep doing whatever he does, yet now, it seems to encourage people to continue violating the no-int...

Coronavirus lockdown: Scots' concerns over UK response (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 26/05/2020 02:37:47

Scotland's virus restrictions are set to be eased, but what do Scots think about how the crisis has been handled?

Coronavirus map LIVE: Boris announces new measures as UK confirms another 121 deaths (source — feedproxy.google.com) 26/05/2020 02:15:00

CLOTHES shops will be allowed to reopen from mid-June, Boris Johnson has confirmed, as a further 121 people died of coronavirus across the UK.

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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Coronavirus symptoms
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In more severe cases:
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  • Kidney failure
  • Death