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Coronavirus: From Panama, UN, Red Cross prepare 16.5 tons of aid

Coronavirus: From Panama, UN, Red Cross prepare 16.5 tons of aid

The United Nations and the Red Cross prepare more than 16 tons of supplies, including masks and gloves, for distribution from their collection center in Panama for the combat of COVID-19 across Latin America and the Caribbean.
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AFP
NHS workers put family lives on hold while they tackle virus

NHS workers put family lives on hold while they tackle virus

Some NHS workers are sending their children to live with relatives in a bid to protect their loved ones from Covid-19. Staff caring for Covid-19 patients on the front line are fearful of catching the coronavirus themselves and potentially passing...
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Press Association
Global coronavirus death toll passes 90,000: AFP tally

Global coronavirus death toll passes 90,000: AFP tally

More than 90,000 people have died of the novel coronavirus worldwide, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources. ANIMATED VIDEO
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AFP
General says coronavirus could affect more ships

General says coronavirus could affect more ships

Pentagon leaders anticipate that the coronavirus is likely to strike more Navy ships at sea after an outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific infected more than 400 sailors, a top general said Thursday.
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Associated Press
No energy to plan a big Easter? That's OK, experts say

No energy to plan a big Easter? That's OK, experts say

There is a markedly different feel to Passover and Easter weekend this spring. However, parents should see this as an opportunity to shift our normally consumer thoughts to connecting with family and friends.
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Canadian Press
Free meals programs stressed by virus shutdowns

Free meals programs stressed by virus shutdowns

Across the US, schools have faced rolling suspensions of meal programs, leaving already food-insecure families scrambling. Houston halted its meals program for more than a week after a worker was exposed to coronavirus.
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Associated Press
The Congolese nun-doctor tackling coronavirus in Italy

The Congolese nun-doctor tackling coronavirus in Italy

Angel Bipendu, 47, visits sick patients in Almè, Italy, one of the countries hardest-hit regions in the coronavirus pandemic as a travelling doctor and nun. Bipendu is a doctor from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who belongs to the Sisters o...
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AFP
The risky deliveries breaking India's e-commerce taboo

The risky deliveries breaking India's e-commerce taboo

New Delhi delivery driver Devender Singh is defying his - and his wife's - fears of catching coronavirus and of being beaten by police. By continuing to work in a lockdown, he's becoming an unlikely hero for both the population and e-commerce.
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Reuters
COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Untracked

COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Untracked

Whilst the world is told to "stay home", we examine what that means for those who don't have a home to go to. Social isolation, while possible for the majority, is a hard reality for those used to living in close proximity to one another in homele...
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Stringr
COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Broadcast

COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Broadcast

Whilst the world is told to "stay home", we examine what that means for those who don't have a home to go to. Social isolation, while possible for the majority, is a hard reality for those used to living in close proximity to one another in homele...
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Stringr
Virus could make Calif. fire season more difficult

Virus could make Calif. fire season more difficult

To combat California wildfires, officials put firefighters to work in close quarters and then deploy them to new, often rural locations. Fire managers say that combination could make it hard to keep crews safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Associated Press
COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Digital

COVID-19: Homelessness During A Pandemic_Digital

Whilst the world is told to "stay home", we examine what that means for those who don't have a home to go to. Social isolation, while possible for the majority, is a hard reality for those used to living in close proximity to one another in homele...
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Stringr
Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll continues to rise

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll continues to rise

A total of 7,978 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday, the Department of Health said.
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Press Association
Chief scientific adviser: First signs of hospital admissions numbers levelling off

Chief scientific adviser: First signs of hospital admissions numbers levelling off

Sir Patrick Valance says the curve is beginning to flatten but its to early to tell if the UK has reaches the peak of it coronavirus cases.
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Press Association
Dominic Raab: 'It’s still too early to lift measures'

Dominic Raab: 'It’s still too early to lift measures'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says 'it’s still too early to lift measures'.
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ITN
Coronavirus: an unprecedented challenge to democracy?

Coronavirus: an unprecedented challenge to democracy?

The EU faces unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus including emergency measures giving states sweeping powers. The Global Conversation discussed Europe's response to these issues with Věra Jourová, Vice President of the European Comm...
Euronews
Dominic Raab: Prime Minister continues to make positive steps forward

Dominic Raab: Prime Minister continues to make positive steps forward

A total of 7,978 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday, Dominic Raab has said. Mr Raab also added that the Prime Minister is 'in good spirits' but still in intensive care.
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Press Association
Released Chicago detainee: Jail in chaos

Released Chicago detainee: Jail in chaos

A detainee who was released from Cook County Jail in Chicago on Monday described conditions inside the facility as "complete chaos" because both inmates and officers struggle to deal with the influx of coronavirus cases inside the jail.
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Associated Press
Chief public health officer describes how Canada's pandemic may play out

Chief public health officer describes how Canada's pandemic may play out

Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam is urging Canadians to keep following strict physical distancing measures as she released sobering projections on how many Canadians could die of COVID-19. Tam explains what she expects will happen after...
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Canadian Press
Trump's near-daily virus briefings under scrutiny

Trump's near-daily virus briefings under scrutiny

Central to the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak and the collapse of a once-vibrant economy is the now almost daily briefings hosted by President Donald Trump himself.
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Associated Press
Food desert neighbors feed each other amid virus

Food desert neighbors feed each other amid virus

A grassroots group of volunteers is working to keep Washington's most vulnerable neighborhoods fed during the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, in areas that have no grocery stores within walking distance.
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Associated Press
Boris Johnson continuing to make ‘positive steps forward’

Boris Johnson continuing to make ‘positive steps forward’

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but continues to make ‘positive steps forward’.
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ITN
Fed's Powell says US economic rebound 'can be robust'

Fed's Powell says US economic rebound 'can be robust'

While the US economy is moving "with alarming speed" towards a "very high unemployment" rate, says Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, once businesses can reopen, "there is every reason to believe that the economic rebound, when it comes, can ...
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AFP
DIY home renos? Leave big jobs to experts

DIY home renos? Leave big jobs to experts

Home renovation projects may start to look tempting to people cooped up in their houses during the COVID-19 pandemic. But while minor cosmetic changes are easy enough to tackle, experts say it's best to put any major projects on hold, at least for...
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Canadian Press
WATCH | Some 300 food parcels donated to Joburg's waste pickers

WATCH | Some 300 food parcels donated to Joburg's waste pickers

The MMC for Environment, Infrastructure and Services in Johannesburg, Mpho Moerane along with ADreach and SDI Force on Thursday donated about 300 food parcels to waste pickers at Innesfree park in Sandton.
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24 Hours: The Fight for New York

24 Hours: The Fight for New York

Before the pandemic swept in, New York City lived up to its own hype. Then the coronavirus all but shut it down. Now the hush, is broken mostly by the wail of ambulances. Over 24 hours, New Yorkers of all stripes join the battle for their city.
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Associated Press
Boston aquarium trainers care for seals as city under lockdown

Boston aquarium trainers care for seals as city under lockdown

quiet time away from the thousands of visitors that usually come to their tank every week. Trainers continue to clean and train the marine animals while the tourist site is closed.
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AFP
US stocks open higher on massive Fed stimulus plan

US stocks open higher on massive Fed stimulus plan

Images of the opening bell ringing at the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street stocks rose early as the Federal Reserve unveiled another round of massive stimulus even as another 6.6 million US workers filed jobless claims spiked due to business c...
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AFP
Hull residents enjoy socially distanced disco

Hull residents enjoy socially distanced disco

Hull entertainer Andy Train leads the residents of Marne Street, Hull, in some socially distanced dancing as they look to lighten the mood of the coronavirus lock down. Mr Train performs around the city under the name Sasha's Disco
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Press Association
Hundreds of Czech pilots volunteer to distribute medical material

Hundreds of Czech pilots volunteer to distribute medical material

Almost four hundred Czech pilots have joined an initiative to distribute medical material across the country by air to help combat the novel coronavirus.
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AFP
Outbreak prompts Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen

Outbreak prompts Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen

A nationwide ceasefire in response to the global coronavirus outbreak went into effect in Yemen on Thursday.
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Reuters
Google must pay French press over search results

Google must pay French press over search results

France's competition authority ruled on Thursday that Google must pay French publishing companies and news agencies for re-using their content, such as snippets from articles in the search engine's results.
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Reuters
Dominic Raab returns to Downing Street

Dominic Raab returns to Downing Street

Dominic Raab returns to Downing Street.
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ITN
British Airways flies medical equipment to UK

British Airways flies medical equipment to UK

A British Airways aircraft loaded with vital medical supplies from China is on its way back to London Heathrow. Captain Robert Kendall is heading a flight crew operating the Boeing 777, which is loaded with ventilators as well as personal protect...
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Press Association
Coronavirus: Produce markets in western France find new homes during lockdown

Coronavirus: Produce markets in western France find new homes during lockdown

Shut out of traditional market spaces because of the lockdown, produce vendors in the western French city of Angers are now using unconventional venues like bars and hair salons to sell their produce that would otherwise go to waste. And for resid...
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AFP
Baby tree kangaroo moves inside it's mothers pouch at Bristol Zoo

Baby tree kangaroo moves inside it's mothers pouch at Bristol Zoo

These pictures show a baby tree kangaroo inside its mother's pouch at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Keepers took the images using a special camera and say the joey should begin emerging from the pouch in the next week or two. The birth of the tiny Goodf...
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Press Association
Nicola Sturgeon: No likelihood of measures being lifted after Easter weekend

Nicola Sturgeon: No likelihood of measures being lifted after Easter weekend

Speaking during the first virtual meeting of the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "There is no likelihood or prospect of these measures being lifted after the Easter weekend."
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Press Association
Fighting The Regular Flu Season

Fighting The Regular Flu Season

While the entire world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors warn people should still be concerned about the regular seasonal flu.
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Stringr
AP Top Stories April 9

AP Top Stories April 9

Here's the latest for Thursday April 9th: Warnings over relaxing social distancing over Easter; 10% of US workforce now out of work; Wuhan doctor says another outbreak on this scale unlikely; Baby lemur enjoys quiet life in Vienna zoo amid virus o...
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Associated Press
WATCH | SANDF soldiers receive 'goodie bags', encouraged to look after themselves

WATCH | SANDF soldiers receive 'goodie bags', encouraged to look after themselves

Manager of the SA Army Foundation, Angel Ramphele, provided goodie bags for members of the South African National Defence Force on Thursday in Johannesburg.
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IMF: coronavirus pandemic will cause worst economic slump since Great Depression

IMF: coronavirus pandemic will cause worst economic slump since Great Depression

"The bleak outlook applies to advanced and developing economies alike. This crisis knows no boundaries. Everybody hurts," says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
Euronews
Inside the transformation of Cardiff’s Principality Stadium

Inside the transformation of Cardiff’s Principality Stadium

Inside the transformation of Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.
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ITN
Coronavirus: Paris's Place de la Bastille near-empty on day 24 of lockdown

Coronavirus: Paris's Place de la Bastille near-empty on day 24 of lockdown

Traffic reduced to the bare essentials and just a few passers-by on the streets: Paris's Place de la Bastille, usually bustling with traffic and pedestrians, is almost deserted on the 24th day of a nationwide confinement that will be extended beyo...
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AFP
Coronavirus - "Operation SHIELD" In Delhi To Tackle COVID-19, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Coronavirus - "Operation SHIELD" In Delhi To Tackle COVID-19, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Ensuring the central government does not have a monopoly on contrived acronyms, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his administration was starting something called "Operation SHIELD" in the capital city to curb the spread of the...
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NDTV
Debenhams enters administration with 22,000 jobs at risk

Debenhams enters administration with 22,000 jobs at risk

Department store chain Debenhams has confirmed it has formally entered administration. The firm has appointed administrators from the FRP Advisory to oversee the process, after announcing it had filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators ...
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Press Association
Animators urge public to stay at home this Easter weekend

Animators urge public to stay at home this Easter weekend

Mytholmroyd animators Sand In Your Eye have created a sand table animation reminding people to stay at home this Easter Weekend. The film shows two rabbits who take to their burrows until the threat of coronavirus has passed them by.
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Press Association
JK Rowling shares video of breathing technique which helped her recover from coronavirus

JK Rowling shares video of breathing technique which helped her recover from coronavirus

JK Rowling has shared a video made by Doctor Sarfaraz Munshi demonstrating a coronavirus breathing technique which she says helped her recover from the illness.
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Oovvuu Originals
Afrika Tikkun strives dispite Covid-19

Afrika Tikkun strives dispite Covid-19

The Covid-19 outbreak has prompted the organisation to focus their strategy at going out to communities which their beneficiaries come from and provide meals to the families. Video: Carlos Muchave
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The Citizen