Workers cheered as they enter South Dakota pork plant

Employees at a Smithfield pork processing plant in South Dakota where a coronavirus outbreak infected over 800 people saw something new as they showed up to work
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Government leaders in the U.S. are warning that the massive protests following the death of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis could fuel a new surge in coronavirus cases
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The store had reopened Friday after being closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. But it closed its doors Saturday because of George Floyd protests.
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Cities across the U.S. smolder from protests over police violence, in which virus precautions were uneven. Nicaragua has become a place of midnight burials.
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Two hospitals for coronavirus patients open in Istanbul as Turkey’s daily number of new cases falls to its lowest since the peak of the outbreak
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Brazil becomes fourth worst country for deaths;Spanish prime minister to seek two-week extension of state of emergency;Pressure builds on South African presidentGlobal report: cases pass 6 million as Donald Trump postpones G7Senior UK adviser has broken trust in policy, say top scientistsUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance11.50amBSTAngela GiuffridaThe Italian ‘orange vest’ movement held several protests across Italy on Saturday, including in Milan and Bergamo, two cities in the epicentre of Italy’s coronavirus pandemic, demanding a new government and return to the Italian Lira whi...
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The neuroscientist who advises Independent Sage on Covid-19 discusses the predictive power of his mathematical modelling and the risk of a second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNeuroscientistKarl Friston, of University College London, builds mathematical models of human brain function. Lately, he ’s been applying his modelling to Covid-19, and using what he learns to adviseIndependent Sage, the committee set up as an alternative to the UK government ’s official pandemic advice body, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage).How do the models you use differ from ...
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There are more than 130,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the continentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice across swathes of Africa have failed to find more than a fraction of hundreds of people who have escaped from often unsanitary and uncomfortable Covid-19 quarantine centres in recent weeks.There are more than 130,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Africa, but low levels of testing means the true total is likely to be much higher.Continue reading...
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The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found in the feces of infected people, but in a way, it’s a good thing. It means that testing sewage may be a convenient way to track outbreaks. Here’s a closer look.
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The NHS test and trace app fails on several counts; no wonder ministers are resorting to peer pressure to encourage uptakeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe NHS Covid-19 alert app will be available nationwide in June. It ’s voluntary, so those of us with smartphones must decide: should we download the app?The health secretary, Matt Hancock, thinks we should, claiming that we would be “doing our duty and helping to save lives ”.Continue reading...
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Boris Johnson ’s lack of transparency suggests he is more concerned with a political crisis than a health oneCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThroughout this pandemic, Boris Johnson has claimed to have been “following the science”. By parroting this epistemological nonsense, ministers are encouraging us to believe that they are only doing what the scientists tell them. It is but a short step from there to blaming the government’s scientific advisers for the UK’s terrible death toll. This lends added significance to th e roll call of prominent scientists –...
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