Epidemics

Malaysia’s Penang halts medical tourists after arrivals from Indonesia

Malaysia’s Penang halts medical tourists after arrivals from Indonesia

Published 17/08/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s northern state of Penang has barred entry by overseas visitors seeking medical treatment until it finalises new health and safety [more…]

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologised on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the novel coronavirus from disembarking [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 561 to 224,014 – RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 561 to 224,014 – RKI

Published 17/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 561 to 224,014, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious [more…]

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that she is recalling the chamber later this week to vote on legislation to [more…]

Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases, 42 more deaths

Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases, 42 more deaths

Published 10/08/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 1,687 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing its total to 127,083, data from government’s COVID-19 task force showed. The Southeast [more…]

Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities confirmed 5,118 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing the national case tally to 892,654, the fourth largest [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 436 to 216,327: RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 436 to 216,327: RKI

Published 10/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 436 to 216,327, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious [more…]

Brazil registers 3,035,422 confirmed cases of coronavirus, total deaths rise to 101,049

Brazil registers 3,035,422 confirmed cases of coronavirus, total deaths rise to 101,049

Published 09/08/2020

(Reuters) - Brazil reported 23,010 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 572 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 [more…]

UK COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped: Telegraph

UK COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped: Telegraph

Published 09/08/2020

(Reuters) - The UK’s official COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped following an investigation into Public Health England’s method of counting the toll, The [more…]

AMC expects to reopen all international theaters in three weeks

AMC expects to reopen all international theaters in three weeks

Published 07/08/2020

(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Thursday it expects all its international theaters to resume operations in the next two to three weeks, [more…]