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China reports human case of H10N3 bird flu, a possible first
World

China reports human case of H10N3 bird flu, a possible first

BEIJING (AP) — A man in eastern China has contracted what might be the world’s first human case of the…
Egyptian movie ‘Virus’ removed from theaters after reporting zero revenue
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Egyptian movie ‘Virus’ removed from theaters after reporting zero revenue

The filmmakers and distributors of the Egyptian movie “Virus” on Monday decided to pull the movie from theaters across Egypt,…
Hong Kong begins mass-testing for virus amid public doubts
World

Hong Kong begins mass-testing for virus amid public doubts

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong began a voluntary mass-testing program for coronavirus Tuesday as part of a strategy to…
WHO says 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan
World

WHO says 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines,…
Britain working on solution to exam row as criticism spirals
World

Britain working on solution to exam row as criticism spirals

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is working with regulators on how to resolve an escalating row over the way…
Coronavirus hopes and fears centre on ‘immunity’
World

Coronavirus hopes and fears centre on ‘immunity’

Could exposure to the coronaviruses that cause the common cold help protect against COVID-19? Is herd immunity closer than previously…
Egypt’s coronavirus cases surpass 10,000
Egypt

Egypt’s coronavirus cases surpass 10,000

Egypt on Tuesday confirmed 347 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s number of confirmed total cases so far to 10,093.…
Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?
Life & Style

Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the nation, hand-washing has become more crucial than ever. With rubbing alcohol now a…
Director of Wuhan lab denies virus link
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Director of Wuhan lab denies virus link

The director of a maximum-security laboratory in China’s coronavirus ground-zero city of Wuhan has rejected claims that it could be…
From Iran’s hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus
Middle East

From Iran’s hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Mahdi Noori, a young Afghan refugee in Iran, was left jobless when the factory where he’d…
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