Asia Today: Duterte easing lockdown in Philippine capital

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is relaxing a lockdown in the capital, the country’s…

Covid-19 wrap | 1 000 dead in 24 hours in Brazil, India coronavirus death toll passes China’s

According to Health Ministry data, Brazil registered 26 417 new cases and over 1 000 deaths…

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 64,000-mark, death toll soars to 1,317

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s coronavirus cases on Friday reached 64,028 with 2,636 new patients while the death toll…

Minnesota coronavirus deaths hit new single-day mark at 35, officials say

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Japan’s disaster plan revised in light of coronavirus and typhoons

The government on Friday revised the basic disaster management plan to address the novel coronavirus and…

Hello and welcome: robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

RENESSE, Netherlands – You can always count on a robot for perfect timing. When Shaosong Hu…

AP PHOTOS: Italians say ‘ciao’ to unkempt lockdown locks

ROME (AP) — Two months of lockdown have left style-conscious Italians looking less well-groomed than usual.…

Brazilian hospitals under siege from coronavirus pandemic as Bolsonaro laughs off ‘the little flu’

“Some people are just so casual. They don’t wear their masks properly. They think that because…

Coronavirus update live: Latest news and cases as Boris Johnson eases lockdown

Coronavirus update live: Latest news and cases as Boris Johnson eases lockdown | The Independent LiveUpdated…

Britain needs to start tapering its COVID furlough scheme: minister

Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice speaks during a news…

Coronavirus UK live: Rishi Sunak to announce tapering of furlough scheme | UK news

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Boris Johnson eases UK coronavirus lockdown but row over adviser Dominic Cummings continues

Police investigating Cummings concluded he may have breached his own government’s coronavirus regulations when he drove…

Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

ATHENS, Greece — One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual…

Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the…

Front-line health care workers in Japan face discrimination over coronavirus

While medical workers in the United States and Europe have often been heralded as heroes in…

Tokyo to further relax coronavirus curbs on Monday, governor says

FILE PHOTO: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks to the media after a telephone conference with International…

Brazilians say ‘I do’ at drive-thru weddings to avoid virus

RIO DE JANEIRO – For João Blank and Erica Blank’s first kiss as husband and wife,…

UN urges US$2.4 billion to help Yemen cope with war and virus

TANZANIA, TANZANIA — The UN humanitarian chief urgently appealed for US$2.4 billion to help millions of…

Minneapolis riots show US at boiling point during coronavirus pandemic

Washington: Even the most patriotic American, deep in their heart, would struggle to feel proud of…

Trevor Phillips has played no role in BAME Covid-19 deaths review | UK news

Trevor Phillips, whose involvement in an inquiry into Covid-19’s impact on minority ethnic people prompted condemnation from BAME…

Japan’s factory, retail sectors slump as pandemic hits auto sector

Japan’s factory output slid faster-than-expected and retail sales tumbled the most in more than two decades…

UN urges $2.4 billion to help Yemen cope with war and virus

TANZANIA, Tanzania – The U.N. humanitarian chief urgently appealed for $2.4 billion to help millions of…

Can You Catch Covid-19 from Touching Doorknob? Theory of Fomite Transmission Says Yes

The question has been on people’s minds lately, and there was some confusion after the Centers…

Coronavirus US: Russian Foreign Ministry pleads Trump for cooperation | World | News

It comes as the two countries have had flaring tempers over arms treaties and their handling…

Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economy

TOKYO (Reuters) – The phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it…

Coronavirus: Trump Feeling “Absolutely Great” After Taking Hydroxychloroquine: White House

Trump has called hydroxychloroquine a “game-changer” drug in the fight against the coronavirus. Washington: US President…

Moscow more than doubles city’s Covid-19 death toll

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Roche, Gilead to test drug combination against severe COVID-19

ZURICH – Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Thursday that it is planning to test whether a…

Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus, New York City police say

NEW YORK—A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a…

COVID-19 travel bans leave hundreds stranded at Brazil’s largest airport

SAO PAULO: Stefany Carvallido, her 2-year-old daughter and about 200 other Colombians have been camping out…