CORONAVIRUS

Italian whole-town study finds 40% of coronavirus cases had no symptoms

Italian whole-town study finds 40% of coronavirus cases had no symptoms

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A study of coronavirus infections that covered almost everyone in the quarantined north Italian town of Vò found that 40% of cases [more…]

Goodbye Dubai: Photographer captures laid-off expat families as they leave

Goodbye Dubai: Photographer captures laid-off expat families as they leave

Published 30/06/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Louisa Sumagui and her family wanted a final momento of their 12 years in Dubai before returning to Australia after losing jobs [more…]

Tokyo’s new coronavirus steps aim to balance economy and health

Tokyo’s new coronavirus steps aim to balance economy and health

Published 30/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo on Tuesday said it will move away from numerical targets to contain COVID-19 and rely more on the advice of a [more…]

U.S. FDA to release guidance on COVID-19 vaccine approval – WSJ

U.S. FDA to release guidance on COVID-19 vaccine approval – WSJ

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to release guidance on Tuesday outlining its conditions for approving a vaccine for the coronavirus, the [more…]

India’s Modi warns of coronavirus ‘negligence’ as some cities extend lockdowns

India’s Modi warns of coronavirus ‘negligence’ as some cities extend lockdowns

Published 30/06/2020

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s prime minister on Tuesday warned citizens against flouting rules to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, as he extended [more…]

Britain locks down city of Leicester after COVID-19 flare-up

Britain locks down city of Leicester after COVID-19 flare-up

Published 30/06/2020

LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain has imposed a stringent lockdown on the English city of Leicester following a local flare-up of the novel coronavirus, overshadowing [more…]

Tennis: Kyrgios, Becker in war of words over Zverev’s partying video

Tennis: Kyrgios, Becker in war of words over Zverev’s partying video

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios and Boris Becker traded insults on social media on Tuesday following the Australian’s criticism of Alexander Zverev after a video appeared [more…]

India’s Modi extends free foodgrain program for poor battling coronavirus

India’s Modi extends free foodgrain program for poor battling coronavirus

Published 30/06/2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian government will extend a free foodgrain distribution scheme for 800 million people amid the ongoing pandemic until the end of [more…]

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Where COVID-19 is spreading fastest as U.S. cases rise 46% in past week

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The United States saw a 46% increase in new cases of COVID-19 in the week ended June 28 compared to the previous seven [more…]

Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

Published 30/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced he was taking a “hard pause” on when movie theaters in the city [more…]