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Dr. Tom Frieden: Six months of coronavirus — good news, bad news and where we go next

We’ve learned a lot about the virus and how to stop it Six months into the pandemic of the novel coronavirus is a good time…

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Hard times forecast for global job recovery in 2020, warns UN labour agency chief

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on jobs has been much worse than expected initially, the head of the UN…

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European Union bars travelers from U.S. citing coronavirus concerns

The move is a sign of how the U.S. is seen by Europe and elsewhere as a global coronavirus hotbed.…

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‘Don’t talk’: How to stay safe from COVID-19 inside elevators

For people in cities like New York, getting back to work during a pandemic may mean taking several elevator rides…

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EU signs off on 15 countries that will be allowed to enter EU when borders open

EU member states have agreed to a list of 15 countries that will be allowed to enter when external borders…

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Global partners require $31 billion to speed up COVID-19 medicines for all

More than $31 billion is needed over the next 12 months to develop medicines that will be effective against COVID-19,…

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World markets subdued as virus fears cloud recovery outlook

World stock markets were subdued on Monday as rising virus cases caused some governments to backtrack on pandemic reopenings, or…

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Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges

Governments were stepping up testing and warily considering their next moves Monday as the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases…

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Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 500,000

The coronavirus pandemic reached a new milestone on Sunday, with confirmed deaths surpassing half a million around the world and…

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Plastic keeps virus, not love away from Spain nursing home

Even when it comes wrapped in plastic, a hug can convey tenderness, relief, love and devotion. The fear that gripped…

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Who hasn’t heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

A half-year into the most momentous pandemic in decades, it’s hard to imagine that anyone, anywhere has not heard of…

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Coronavirus: ‘Very significant’ resurgences in Europe alarm WHO

Europe has seen an increase in weekly cases of Covid-19 for the first time in months as restrictions imposed to…

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