Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

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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Donald Trump ’s handling of US crisisunder microscope; Israel reimposes restrictionsafter infections spikeTrump official defends misleading claim 99% of cases are ‘harmless’World treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UNIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?9.35pmBSTIn the UK, care leaders, unions and MPs have rounded onBoris Johnson after he accused care homes of failing to follow proper procedures amid the pandemic, saying the prime minister appeared to be s...
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Country has third highest number of cases in world after 25,000 new infections recorded a dayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has overtaken Russia to claim the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording almost 25,000 new infections a day, mainly clustered in the megacities of Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.The total number of cases of Covid-19 in India rose to 697,413 on Monday, after three consecutive days of record-breaking infection increases. Only Brazil, with 1.6 million, and the US, with 2.88 million, have more cases and experts say that the country is sti...
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Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says reportCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the environmental cause, according to the authors of aUN report. As a result, a steady stream of diseases can be expected to jump from animals to humans in coming years, they say.The number of such“zoonotic” epidemics is rising, from Ebola to Sars to West Nile virus and Rift Valley fever, with the root cause being the destruction of nature by humans and the ...
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ABSTRACT Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), numerous restrictive measures have been adopted by governments of different countries. The return to elective dental care in Brazil is a reality even during the COVID-19 pandemic. During restorative dental procedures, the dental professional requires close contact with the patient, being exposed to contaminated saliva and fluids. In addition, transmission of COVID-19 by the generation of aerosol produced by dental handipieces may be possible. Thus, the dental staff must know ho...
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The government must fund local councils properly for the first time in more than a decade in order to keep communities safe and rebuild the country ​after the pandemic, says UNISON ​today (Monday). ​Unless ​ministers fix ​the current funding shortfall – estimated to be in the region of ​£10bn – there could be tens of thousands of job losses and catastrophic cuts to local services in England, according to the union. Many of the ​people providing essential services throughout the pandemic ​– including social care, wa...
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Key information for GPs during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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This Briefing Paper provides brief information in response to some key questions regarding the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on separated families, maintenance arrangements and access to children. It should be read as correct at the time of publication (1st July 2020).
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India has overtaken Russia with the world's third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases at nearly 700,000, according to the latest data, as the outbreak shows no sign of slowing. Here is what's going on around the world.
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The country's coronavirus case fatality rate has fallen to 2.03 per cent marking the lowest rate recorded since the outbreak of the contagion which the World Health Organization has labeled as potentially endemic.
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Peru cases pass 300,000;Iran sees highest daily deaths;Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant Covid-19 hospitalIndia overtakes Russia with third-highest number of casesBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaTexas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USSee all our coronavirus coverage6.51amBSTHundreds of drones lit up the night sky in Seoul for a spectacular showcase of motivational and awareness messages as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, AFP reports.Three hundred...
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