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Philippines: Entry of foreigners banned due to COVID-19

The Philippines will stop issuing visas to foreigners worldwide to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus in the country, Foreign Secretary Teodoro...

Coronavirus: Half of Carriers Show No Symptoms, Says Iceland

As the coronavirus pandemic surges worldwide, each piece of data counts in the fight against the deadly pathogen.Scientists are calling for urgent studies to...

IMF: Global Economy Faces Recession Worse Than 2009

The head of the International Monetary Fund said it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as...

China: Shenzhen Becomes First City to Ban Eating Cats, Dogs

Shenzhen, in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of cats and dogs, the government announced Thursday. Under new rules...

UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in Intensive Care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, 10 Downing Street said. "Over the course of this afternoon,...

Philippines: Doctors and Health Workers Barred From Going Abroad

The Philippines has barred doctors, nurses and other health workers from leaving for overseas work as the nation seeks to stem the coronavirus outbreak,...

Philippines: Coronavirus Cases Top 5,000; 20 More Deaths Recorded

The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday reported 20 more deaths linked to the new coronavirus and 291 more cases.In a bulletin, the health ministry...

US: Immigration to be Suspended Amid Coronavirus, Says Trump

President Donald Trump said on Monday he will suspend all immigration into the United States temporarily through an executive order in response to the...

UK: Boris Johnson Returns to Work as COVID-19 Deaths Pass 20,000

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will return to work on Monday after recovering from the novel coronavirus, government sources confirmed Saturday. Johnson's return to work...

Yemen records first coronavirus case in Taiz province

Yemen reported the first case of the novel coronavirus in a third province late on Friday, raising the number of diagnosed infections to seven...

Iran: 5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Kills Two, Injures 22

Two people died and 22 were injured when they fled their homes in panic following an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 that struck northern Iran...

US: Trump Administration to Restore Partial Funding to WHO

US President Donald Trump’s administration is set to restore partial funding to the World Health Organization, Fox News reported late on Friday, citing a...

WHO Pauses Hydroxychloroquine Trials Due to Health Safety Concerns

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking —...

Coronavirus: India overtakes Italy as 6th worst hit country

With 9,887 new positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count touched 2,36,657 on Saturday surpassing Italy's latest tally of over...

India Calls in Army to Run Medical Facilities As COVID-19 Cases...

India reported 16,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday (Jun 24), its highest daily increase since the outbreak began, and the government called in the...

Stranded Pakistanis in India to be Repatriated on July 9

A group of 82 Pakistanis stranded in India due to COVID-19 travel restrictions will return to Pakistan on July 9, the Pakistani...

COVID-19: New Zealand marks 100 days without community transmission

New Zealand has reached 100 days with no known community transmission of COVID-19, health officials said Sunday.Director general...

Over 40 crew missing after cattle ship capsizes in Japan

More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in...

Trump holds campaign rally indoors despite COVID-19 concerns

President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor...

Coronavirus: Prevention Tips That You Need to be Aware of..

China said on Wednesday that 132 people had died from the virus, which is believed to have originated in the central city of Wuhan...
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