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Chile to add 'probable' coronavirus deaths to official toll

A report by an investigative journalism organization showed huge differences between death toll announced to citizens and reported to WHO

15 Jun 2020 9:29 AM

Sri Lanka holds mock election to test virus measures

The island nation of 21 million people has steadily lifted its lockdown restrictions, although a night curfew remains

14 Jun 2020 8:28 PM

Pride events kick off in Shanghai

Social distancing restrictions, imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have largely been lifted in Shanghai in recent months

14 Jun 2020 3:48 PM

Russia's low death toll raises suspicion

The way Russia counts fatalities could be one reason why its official death toll of 6,829 is far below many other countries

14 Jun 2020 2:22 PM

Eased curbs result in record number of infection in few countries

South Korea, Egypt and US show spike in virus cases after virus restrictions were lifted, as China now fears of a second wave

14 Jun 2020 1:45 PM

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US man receives $1.1 million hospital bill after surviving COVID-19

Michael Flor survived an almost sure death, only to receive a 181-page bill totalling $1,122,501.04 after miraculously recovering

14 Jun 2020 12:41 PM

Dr Reddy's inks licensing pact with Gilead Sciences for Remdesivir

Gilead Sciences signed similar non-exclusive licensing agreements with Cipla, Hetero Labs, Jubilant Lifesciences, Mylan and Zydus Cadila

14 Jun 2020 9:59 AM

Could Beijing become another Wuhan?

Concerns grow about a new cluster as China reports highest daily count since April

14 Jun 2020 9:10 AM

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi tests positive for COVID-19

Afridi was seen frequently in the midst of charity work as the head of his foundation, as Pakistan grapples with rising number of infections

13 Jun 2020 3:59 PM

In asymptomatic patients, the virus could be silently damaging their bodies

Up to 45 per cent of coronavirus infections may be asymptomatic, a new study reveals

13 Jun 2020 3:00 PM

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Cemeteries ‘cleaned up’ to bury more in Brazil as virus deaths spike up

Brazil’s biggest metropolis is digging up the bones of people buried in the past to create space for new bodies

13 Jun 2020 12:52 PM

BLM rallies hit Australia for 2nd weekend, some banned

Thousands of people protested in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane against racism and the deaths of Indigenous Australians in custody

13 Jun 2020 11:43 AM

North and South America currently have 4 of the 10 worst hit countries in the world

The disease is 'highly active in Central and South America, says WHO's emergency expert, highlighting problems in Brazil and Mexico

13 Jun 2020 11:17 AM

Brazil now unenviably the second in virus deaths

Brazil's health ministry recorded 909 deaths in the past 24 hours, putting the total at 41,828, and has now surpassed Britain's death toll

13 Jun 2020 10:37 AM

Beijing wholesale market temporarily shut after new coronavirus infections

Authorities had earlier halted beef and mutton trading at the Xinfadi market, alongside closures at other wholesale markets in Beijing

13 Jun 2020 10:20 AM

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SC: It's OK to hold up workers' wages. But how can you not pay doctors?

Supreme Court took serious note of the non-payment of salary and lack of proper accommodation to doctors

12 Jun 2020 4:07 PM

Study reveals COVID-19 threatens entire nervous system

According to the research, nearly half of hospitalised patients have neurological manifestations like dizziness, seizures, strokes and more

12 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

Fears of second wave of virus outbreak rise in US

A recent spike in cases raises concerns that the reopening of the US economy may spark a second wave of infections

12 Jun 2020 10:25 AM

If you catch COVID-19 at a Tump rally, it's on you

Donald Trump supporters who attend his election rally must sign a waiver promising not to sue if they catch COVID-19 at the event

12 Jun 2020 10:01 AM

Poverty may hit another 49 million, says UN chief

Every percentage point drop in global gross domestic product (GDP) means an additional 0.7 million stunted children, Guterres said

11 Jun 2020 11:42 AM

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