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WHO says food safe from coronavirus

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WHO and USDA downplay risks of contracting coronavirus from food and food packaging External link

Source country mercopress Friday, August 14, 2020 10:09:00 AM CEST | info [other]

“There is no evidence that food or the food chain is participating in transmission of this virus. And people should feel comfortable and safe.” Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said on Thursday, although the World.......

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Asia Today: India's virus death toll rises, Seoul cases jump

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Asia Today: India's virus death toll rises, Seoul cases jump External link

Source country lacrossetribune Friday, August 14, 2020 9:56:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Scott Morrison[1]; Lee Jae-myung[1]; Jacinda Ardern[1]; Chung Sye-kyun[1]; Kim Jong un[2];

Other categories: Virus; Coronavirus Infection;

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Scott Morrison said: “On the days that the system falls short, on the days that expectations are not met, I’m deeply sorry about that, of course I am,”

— South Korea reported 103 new virus cases, one of its biggest daily jumps in months, as officials express concerned that infections are getting out of control in cities. Eighty-three of the new cases were from the Seoul area, and infections were also reported in Busan, Gwangju and Ulsan....

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The Latest: S Korea concerned as new cases spike above 100

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The Latest: S Korea concerned as new cases spike above 100 External link

Source country ABCnews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:30:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Eighty-three of the new cases were in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, where authorities have struggled to stem transmissions. Infections were also reported in other major cities such as Busan, Gwangju and Ulsan. Friday’s jump was driven by local transmissions, which health authorities.......

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2 in 5 schools around the world lacked basic handwashing facilities prior to COVID-19 pandemic — UNICEF, WHO

Articles : 56 | Last update : Aug 14, 2020 8:48:00 AM | Start : Aug 13, 2020 3:20:00 AM | Sources : 51 | Peak : 3 | Current rank : 4

818 million children worldwide risk contracting COVID-19 — UNICEF External link

Source country tribuneonlineng Friday, August 14, 2020 8:48:00 AM CEST | info [other]

THE United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 818 million children worldwide are at risk of getting infected with COVID-19 and other infectious illnesses. UNICEF’s Associate Director, Data and Analytics Division, Planning and Monitoring, Mr Mark Hereward, made this known in a statement on.......

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Asia Today: India’s virus death toll rises, Seoul cases jump

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Asia Today: India's virus death toll rises, Seoul cases jump External link

Source country ABCnews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:42:00 AM CEST | info [other]

NEW DELHI -- India’s coronavirus death toll overtook Britain to become the fourth-highest in the world with another single-day record increase in cases Friday. According to the Health Ministry, India reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours. Its total rose to 48,040 deaths, behind the United States, Brazil and Mexico....

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North Korea lifts lockdown in border town after suspected COVID-19 case 'inconclusive'

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Kim lifts lockdown after suspected case 'inconclusive' External link

Source country watoday Friday, August 14, 2020 8:01:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Kim Jong un[3];

Other categories: WHO; Coronavirus Infection;

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Kim Jong un said: "The situation, in which the spread of the worldwide malignant virus has become worse, requires us not to allow any outside aid for the flood damage but shut the border tighter and carry out strict anti-epidemic work,"

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has lifted a three-week lockdown in the city of Kaesong and nearby areas. Kim made the decision at a politburo meeting convened to discuss the government's efforts to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, as well as the response to heavy rain and flooding, state news agency KCNA reported....

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Child malaria spikes in Sierra Leone as parents fear coronavirus

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Child malaria spikes in Sierra Leone as parents fear coronavirus External link

Source country news-yahoo Friday, August 14, 2020 5:40:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

Doctors in a rural Sierra Leone hospital may be accustomed to treating severely ill infants, but they recently admitted one of the worst cases they had ever seen. An 18-month-old with pallid skin and thinning hair arrived on the wards in the eastern town of Hangha in July suffering from an alarming combination of pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria....

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The Latest: NYC mayor still plans to reopen schools on time

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The Latest: Mexico passes 500,000 confirmed virus cases External link

Source country gazette Friday, August 14, 2020 3:38:00 AM CEST | info [other]

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK: — NYC mayor plans to reopen nation's largest public school system on time. — WHO says Russian vaccine not in advanced test stages. — Second man dies of virus in federal immigration custody in Georgia. — Talks by U.S....

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Errors highlighted in Ruby Princess report

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Errors highlighted in Ruby Princess report External link

Source country dailyadvertiser Friday, August 14, 2020 8:45:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Authorities made serious errors by failing to test a new classification of suspected COVID-19 passengers on board the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise ship. That's one of a raft of findings from a special commission of inquiry into the vessel's arrival in Sydney on March 19, when numerous contagious.......

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Three new virus cases in Queensland

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Two new virus cases reported in Queensland External link

Source country yahoo-au Friday, August 14, 2020 4:48:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Katarina Carroll[1]; Annastacia Palaszczuk[1];

Other categories: Virus; Coronavirus Infection;

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Katarina Carroll said: "My concerns lie in the fact we have had this issue where someone wasn't found missing until the day later,"

Queensland has recorded two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of active cases in the state to eight. One new case is a returned traveller from Sydney who is in hotel quarantine, while the other is a person on a cargo ship off the coast, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says....

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