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World Health Organization warns against idea of ‘immunity passports’

World Health Organization warns against idea of ‘immunity passports’

He said it is "reasonable to assume that they will develop at least short-term immunity from re-infection, the critical questions are how robust that immunity would be, and for how long it would last"...

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India's fight against COVID-19 is people driven, says PM Modi

India's fight against COVID-19 is people driven, says PM Modi

Modi imposed a lockdown of India's 1.3 billion people on March 25 but experts fear that the world's biggest lockdown has not been able to reduce the spread of Covid-19, and the country was witnessing ...

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British PM Boris Johnson returning to work Monday after COVID-19 recovery

British PM Boris Johnson returning to work Monday after COVID-19 recovery

Steve Morgan, the former boss of the housebuilder Redrow, told the paper: "We're actually in danger that the medicine - if you want to call the lockdown that - is more harmful than the cure". New data...

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Six-Year-Old Girl Raped, Eyes Damaged In Madhya Pradesh

Six-Year-Old Girl Raped, Eyes Damaged In Madhya Pradesh

She was found on Thursday morning, unconscious with her hands tied, in an abandoned building in the village. She had gone to a local shop to buy some essential good when she went missing. The victim's...

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British leader Boris Johnson to return to work

British leader Boris Johnson to return to work

Johnson, 55, spent a week in hospital, including three days in intensive care , before being discharged on April 12. "I am sure he will come back as soon as his doctors recommend it", amid speculatio...

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What is COVIDSafe, Australia's controversial new contact tracing app?

What is COVIDSafe, Australia's controversial new contact tracing app?

Downloading the app is voluntary, but the Federal Government wants to see at least 40 per cent of Australians register so authorities can step contact tracing up to an "industrial-scale". I have alrea...

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US Navy Recommends Reinstating Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain

US Navy Recommends Reinstating Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain

One senior defence official said the investigation covered a complex timeline of communications that spanned multiple time zones and military commands. But Esper's deliberations raised questions a...

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Yemen war: Separatists declare autonomous rule in south

Yemen war: Separatists declare autonomous rule in south

The Yemeni government blames UAE-backed separatist movements of rebelling against the government in the southern provinces and Socotra province, which comprises six islands. Compounding the country's ...

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Matt Hancock: The Prime Minister is in good shape

Matt Hancock: The Prime Minister is in good shape

The Daily Telegraph says Mr Johnson, who was discharged from hospital on 12 April, is telling friends that he could return to work properly as early as Monday. In a video message after he was dischar...

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Spain reports lowest number of coronavirus-related deaths in the past month

Spain reports lowest number of coronavirus-related deaths in the past month

Although calling for prudence due to many yet unknown aspects of the virus, Health Minister Salvador Illa said the epidemic's curve had reversed, allowing the government to plan a gradual exit from a ...

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Iran’s president says Tehran watches U.S. closely, but won’t start conflict

Iran’s president says Tehran watches U.S. closely, but won’t start conflict

The IRGC successfully put Noor (light) into orbit on Wednesday morning. The land stations in Tehran, Zahedan and Chabahar have received signals from the satellite, the commander noted, saying the in...

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Fundraising 99-year-old United Kingdom veteran tops music charts

The Gerry and The Pacemakers classic was chosen after Captain Moore captured the nation's hearts walking lengths in his back garden to raise money for Britain's NHS. The single was recorded to celebra...

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Trump Didn't Like It-But This State Gets to Reopen

Trump Didn't Like It-But This State Gets to Reopen

We've been planning on reopening our business since the governor shut us down back in March". But the Journal sees income disparity playing a role in Atlanta, where affluent neighborhoods were m...

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President Trump: CNN report on Kim Jong-un illness was fake

President Trump: CNN report on Kim Jong-un illness was fake

He also reaffirmed that he has a good relationship with Kim and "hopes he's OK". In fact, CNN quoted a USA official as saying that Kim Jong Un is in critical condition after surgery and is in ...

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Progress ‘disappointing’ in post-Brexit trade talks, says EU

Progress ‘disappointing’ in post-Brexit trade talks, says EU

As he put it, with Gallic grandeur: "The UK can not refuse to extend the position, and at the same time, slow down discussions on important areas". This period can be extended, but the deadline for ...

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African-Americans More At RISK Of Coronavirus? Will Smith Asks!

African-Americans More At RISK Of Coronavirus? Will Smith Asks!

Anthony Fauci , that is. "African-American communities at large have been severely affected in this crisis. African-Americans have a disproportionate prevalence and incidence of the very co-morbid c...

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North Korean leader rumored to be dead after botched heart surgery

North Korean leader rumored to be dead after botched heart surgery

And, she was seen representing North Korea at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea - standing near U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence. On Saturday, the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) rep...

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China to prosecute Belizean citizen for alleged meddling in Hong Kong

China to prosecute Belizean citizen for alleged meddling in Hong Kong

It has been the site of massive pro-democracy protests since past year, with millions taking to the streets to demonstrate against what local residents have seen as increasing interference from mainla...

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Journo Who 'Disappeared' After Wuhan Chase Reappears, Says He Was in Quarantine

Journo Who 'Disappeared' After Wuhan Chase Reappears, Says He Was in Quarantine

In his first video from Wuhan he explained why we was there, the BBC reported. He said that he was pursued by "a white SUV" in Feb 26 but managed to reach his apartment safely, an event he manag...

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Coronavirus: Trump disinfectant claims cause 100 hospital admissions

Coronavirus: Trump disinfectant claims cause 100 hospital admissions

However, in his column on Friday, Piers tore into the President. "And he's done all this while 50,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, the worst death toll in the world, and almost a million c...

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Anti-malaria drugs touted by Trump see FDA warning over heart risks

Anti-malaria drugs touted by Trump see FDA warning over heart risks

The FDA said that there could be "serious heart-related adverse events and death" in patients who take the drugs to treat COVID-19. The FDA said it was issuing the warning for the drugs, hydrox...

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NY opens antibody testing to healthcare, front line workers

NY opens antibody testing to healthcare, front line workers

The study was launched by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to see the scale of the virus' spread. "Serologic (antibody) tests should not be used to diagnose acute or prior SARS-CoV-2 infection, no...

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Britain becomes fifth country to top 20,000 Covid-19 deaths

Britain becomes fifth country to top 20,000 Covid-19 deaths

Without drawing on when the current restrictions on movement would be lifted, Patel said it was imperative that people continue to follow the rules created to protect their loved ones. These official ...

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Coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 globally

Coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 globally

According to the tracker, 50,031 people have now died in the United States from COVID-19 since the start of the global health crisis, with more than 870,000 confirmed cases. The staggering figure come...

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Joe Biden warns that Donald Trump may try to delay November election

Joe Biden warns that Donald Trump may try to delay November election

Biden has been trying to close his money gap with Trump , who has long had a similar arrangement in place with the Republican National Committee. The poll also found 47% say Trump is providing ...

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WHO Says Immunity Passports Against COVID-19 Premature

WHO Says Immunity Passports Against COVID-19 Premature

Other studies suggest that, as some people had very low levels of antibodies, cellular immunity may also be critical for recovery. At this stage of knowledge about emerging infections, I came to the...

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Canada's worst mass shooting started when police impersonator assaulted his girlfriend

Canada's worst mass shooting started when police impersonator assaulted his girlfriend

Police found several homes and cars on fire, including Wortman's, and dead bodies inside and outside residences. Nova Scotia, meanwhile, issued an emergency alert to cell phones warning residents to...

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First Warning Forecast: Next round of storms Saturday night to Sunday

First Warning Forecast: Next round of storms Saturday night to Sunday

Highs on Saturday in the mid to upper 50s. Showers will exit early Sunday , followed by variably cloudy skies. Unsettled for the final days of April. It may be a soaking by the time all is said a...

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Coronavirus Pandemic: First US Coronavirus Deaths Traced Back To Santa Clara County

Coronavirus Pandemic: First US Coronavirus Deaths Traced Back To Santa Clara County

The California woman's death and two other early cases - a 69-year-old man who died February 17 and a 70-year-old man who died March 6 - were confirmed to have been COVID-19 by the U.S. About 8% of ...

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China sends team to advise North Korea on Kim Jong-un's health

China sends team to advise North Korea on Kim Jong-un's health

The hashtag #KIMJONGUNDEAD began trending on Twitter shortly after Reuters reported that China had dispatched a team of medical experts to the country to advise on his well-being. On Thursday, T...

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Trump Dubious of Reports on Kim's Ill Health

We'll see how he does. I wouldn't - I can only say this, I wish him well, because if he is in the kind of condition that the reports say, that's a very serious condition, as you know. I hear the repor...

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Pentagon head pressured to reinstate captain of virus-hit carrier

Pentagon head pressured to reinstate captain of virus-hit carrier

Navy leaders are said to be surprised at Esper's move to delay the outcome of the investigation after they thought he would leave the process in the hands of military officials, according to the Ne...

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Cambridge scientists suggest link between Covid-19 and air pollution

Cambridge scientists suggest link between Covid-19 and air pollution

Both ozone and particle pollution are unsafe to public health and can increase the risk of premature death and other serious health effects such as asthma attacks, cardiovascular damage and developm...

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Georgia Democrat stepping down after endorsement of Trump

Georgia Democrat stepping down after endorsement of Trump

Jones, who is African American, explained his decision on Twitter, claiming that Democrats take black voters for granted while Trump has "done more for black Americans than any other president in mode...

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Congress grants, DeVos denies emergency fund to foreign students

Congress grants, DeVos denies emergency fund to foreign students

Students who have filed or can file a FAFSA qualify for the grant. The American Council on Education, an association of college presidents, said the rescue package placed no limits on student eligib...

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