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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe looks on during a session of questions to the government at the French National Assembly in Paris, France May 26, 2020, as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Christophe Archambault/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Thursday said
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A view of One World Trade Center and lower Manhattan from The Green-Wood Cemetery, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on
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FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, attends a news conference on the coronavirus (COVID-2019) in Geneva, Switzerland February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced on Wednesday the creation of a foundation that will enable it to tap new sources of funding,
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FILE PHOTO: A nurse shows a pill of hydroxychloroquine, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 23, 2020. REUTERS/Diego Vara PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients suffering severe forms
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia reported 187 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with illegal migrants held at a detention centre accounting for most of them, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,604. The health ministry said no new deaths were recorded. The total number of coronavirus fatalities in Malaysia currently stands
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FILE PHOTO: A vendor sells melons at a traditional market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia May 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana (Reuters) – Indonesia confirmed on Sunday 526 new coronavirus infections, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 22,271 cases, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto. Yurianto reported 21
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FILE PHOTO: A worker takes the temperature of a man at the National Mosque entrance as Malaysia eases a ban on mass prayers in mosques, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia reported on Saturday 48 new coronavirus cases, bringing the
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GENEVA (Reuters) – Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday. Data shows that “provision of routine immunization services is substantially hindered in at least 68
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FILE PHOTO: Workers wearing protective masks stand by to hitch a ride as some industries resume operations with limited public transportation available, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines on Friday recorded 11 additional coronavirus deaths and 163 more infections,
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FILE PHOTO: Men wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) play chess while vendors sell vegetables, as lockdown restrictions ease after two months in “community quarantine”, in Manila, Philippines, May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported four new coronavirus deaths and 213 additional confirmed cases.
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