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Coronavirus: Sweden says WHO made ‘total mistake’ by including it in warning

Coronavirus: Sweden says WHO made ‘total mistake’ by including it in...

Image copyright AFP Image caption Swedes have been told to maintain social distancing but there has been no lockdown Swedish state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell has rejected a warning from the World Health Organization that included Sweden among countries in Europe at risk of a Covid-19 resurgence.The WHO on Thursday said several countries and territories were…
Coronavirus: The British-Pakistani doctors saving lives in both countries

Coronavirus: The British-Pakistani doctors saving lives in both countries

Image caption Dr Akhtar connects via video link from his home in Essex From his laptop at his home just outside London, Dr Tahir Akhtar is helping treat a coronavirus patient in Lahore, Pakistan. Via a video link, a doctor there shows Dr Akhtar around the intensive care unit at the city's Jinnah Hospital.Dr Akhtar…
Edouard Philippe: France’s former PM faces probe into Covid-19 response

Edouard Philippe: France’s former PM faces probe into Covid-19 response

Image copyright AFP Image caption Agnès Buzyn (L), Edouard Philippe (C) and Olivier Véran are the subject of the inquiry A court has launched an inquiry into the French government's handling of the coronavirus response.The investigation focuses on three senior figures, including outgoing Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, following complaints from unions and doctors.Earlier on Friday,…
Coronavirus: Idlib’s first Covid-19 case raises fears for Syria camps

Coronavirus: Idlib’s first Covid-19 case raises fears for Syria camps

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aid groups fear coronavirus could devastate refugee camps in north-west Syria A mainly rebel-held province in north-west Syria has confirmed its first coronavirus case, sparking fears of a devastating outbreak in crowded camps holding displaced people.A doctor contracted the virus at a hospital in a town in Idlib near…
Coronavirus: Mexico’s death toll passes 30,000

Coronavirus: Mexico’s death toll passes 30,000

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mexico has started removing some restrictions imposed to stem the spread of Covid-19 Mexico has recorded more than 30,000 deaths from its coronavirus outbreak, as the disease continues to ravage one of Latin America's worst-hit countries.The health ministry said deaths rose by 523 on Saturday, pushing the total to…
Coronavirus: US officials warn ‘this is just the beginning’

Coronavirus: US officials warn ‘this is just the beginning’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFauci: "I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day" Top disease researcher Dr Anthony Fauci has told the US Senate that he "would not be surprised" if new virus cases in the country reach 100,000 per day."Clearly we are not in control…
Lionel Messi: Pitch-invader who tried to get selfie with star ‘should be charged’

Lionel Messi: Pitch-invader who tried to get selfie with star ‘should...

Messi scored the fourth goal in the visitors' 4-0 victory A pitch-invader who breached security to get a selfie with Barcelona's Lionel Messi at a behind-closed-doors game should face charges, says …
Safe at home? Off-field behavior will be decisive for MLB

Safe at home? Off-field behavior will be decisive for MLB

MIAMI (AP) — Reliever Nick Vincent signed last week with the Miami Marlins and settled in for two days of quarantine in his hotel room while awaiting clearance to join workouts.“That was a little bit different,” he said. “In 48 hours, you’re definitely a little stir-crazy.”Vincent spent a lot of time watching TV, including the…
Coronavirus: Worst is still to come on pandemic, WHO chief warns

Coronavirus: Worst is still to come on pandemic, WHO chief warns

Image copyright Reuters The worst could be still to come in the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, six months on from when the outbreak began. WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the virus would infect many more people if governments did not start to implement the right policies. His message remained…
Coronavirus: Italy prosecutors to quiz PM Conte on crisis

Coronavirus: Italy prosecutors to quiz PM Conte on crisis

Image copyright AFP Image caption The citizens' group Noi Denunceremo (We Will Report) demands justice for Covid-19 victims Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has been questioned by prosecutors from northern Italy after relatives of Covid-19 victims demanded an inquiry into alleged government negligence.The prosecutors travelled to Rome from Bergamo, the city near Milan worst hit by…

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