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WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in areas the place coronavirus declining

International locations, the place coronavirus infections are declining, might nonetheless face an “rapid second peak” in the event that they let up too quickly on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Well being Group stated on Monday. Picture for Illustration HIGHLIGHTS International locations, the place coronavirus infections are declining, might nonetheless face an “rapid…

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World wants ‘inexperienced restoration’, well being consultants inform G20 leaders

Trillions of {dollars}, euros and yuan pouring into post-pandemic economies should construct a “wholesome and inexperienced restoration”, 200 medical teams representing 40 million well being professionals worldwide instructed G20 leaders Tuesday in an open letter. The twenty nations accounting for 90 p.c of world GDP ought to prioritise funding in public well being, clear air,…

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Protests in Ecuador towards job, wage cuts over coronavirus

Demonstrators defied coronavirus restrictions to march in cities throughout Ecuador on Monday in protest towards President Lenin Moreno’s drastic financial measures to sort out the disaster. President Lenin Moreno final week introduced public spending cuts together with the closure of state corporations and embassies all over the world, however commerce unions Monday mentioned staff had…

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Scientists combat on-line coronavirus misinformation warfare

With cat photographs and generally scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has almost tripled his Twitter following because the coronavirus pandemic started. With 14,000 followers, he posts nearly each day, giving explanations on the newest scientific analysis and, particularly, goals to combat misinformation that spreads as quick because the virus itself. He’s…

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Brazil stands by hydroxychloroquine regardless of WHO choice to droop trials

Brazil’s well being ministry mentioned Monday it will not change its advice to deal with coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, regardless of the World Well being Group deciding to droop trials of the drug over security issues. Like his US counterpart Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has touted the supposed advantages of hydroxychloroquine and a associated…

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