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Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Published 27/07/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread [more…]

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong banned gatherings of more than two people on Monday, closed down restaurant dining and introduced mandatory face masks in [more…]

Man parades down Oxford Street wearing nothing but mask

Man parades down Oxford Street wearing nothing but mask

Published 24/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A man strolled down central London’s most popular shopping street on Friday with only a mask to cover his nudity, leaving passerbys [more…]

Malaysia considers making face masks compulsory in public

Malaysia considers making face masks compulsory in public

Published 20/07/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is considering making face masks compulsory in public following the emergence of 13 new coronavirus clusters since the government relaxed [more…]

Indonesia reports second-highest daily increase in coronavirus deaths

Indonesia reports second-highest daily increase in coronavirus deaths

Published 20/07/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported on Monday its second-highest daily increase in coronavirus-related deaths with 96 fatalities, a day after registering a record daily jump [more…]

Spain does not reject conditions on EU fund transfers: foreign minister

Spain does not reject conditions on EU fund transfers: foreign minister

Published 20/07/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain does not reject the setting of conditions on the disbursement of European Union funds to help countries recover from the coronavirus [more…]

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of COVID-19 infection

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of COVID-19 infection

Published 19/07/2020

(This July 17 story corrects paragraph seven to say study was released online on June 16, not July 16) LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists analysing [more…]

Badminton: BWF seeking further advice on Chinese tournaments

Badminton: BWF seeking further advice on Chinese tournaments

Published 11/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) are seeking more information from China about its decision to cancel all international sport in the country this [more…]

Indonesia reports 70 new coronavirus deaths, 1,209 new cases

Indonesia reports 70 new coronavirus deaths, 1,209 new cases

Published 06/07/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 1,209 new coronavirus infections and 70 new deaths on Monday, its health ministry said. The case total is currently 64,958 [more…]

UK pledges boost for the arts as it eyes socially distant performances

UK pledges boost for the arts as it eyes socially distant performances

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will invest nearly $2 billion in the arts and hopes to allow outdoor and socially distanced performances at cultural venues as [more…]