China needs system to track coronavirus variants, says top virologist

China needs system to track coronavirus variants, says top virologist
Added 15 minutes ago
Summary: Guan Yi warns that world must prepare to live with Covid-19, which needs close monitoring to respond to mutant strains and develop vaccines accordingly.
Sentiment: negative
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How are coronavirus restrictions looking across the UK?

How are coronavirus restrictions looking across the UK?
Added 28 minutes ago
Summary: The easing of coronavirus restrictions is being delayed in another part of the UK.
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Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows

Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows
Added 29 minutes ago
Summary: It’s like a coin flip: risk contracting COVID-19 — and potentially​ becoming a long-hauler — or getting vaccinated.
Sentiment: positive
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Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows

Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows
Added an hour ago
Summary: It’s like a coin flip: risk contracting COVID-19 — and potentially​ becoming a long-hauler — or getting vaccinated.
Sentiment: positive
10 minute read
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Japan's core consumer prices rise for first time in over a year

Japan's core consumer prices rise for first time in over a year
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Japan's core consumer prices grew slightly to post their first rise in more than a year in May, largely due to a rebound in energy prices, in a welcome sign for an economy struggling with weakness in prices.
Sentiment: negative
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US requires embassy staff in Afghanistan to telework amid COVID-19 outbreak

US requires embassy staff in Afghanistan to telework amid COVID-19 outbreak
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: WASHINGTON: Staff in the U.S. embassy in Kabul are being required to telework, State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Thursday, citing a ...
Sentiment: negative
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Business daily - Disneyland Paris reopens in symbolic move for French tourism

Business daily - Disneyland Paris reopens in symbolic move for French tourism
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Summary: Disneyland Paris has reopened after nearly eight months of coronavirus restrictions. Masks are still required, but it could mark a symbolic turning point for France's tourism industry. Also in the sh…
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US joins race to develop pill to treat COVID-19

US joins race to develop pill to treat COVID-19
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: If all goes well, some of the first pills developed in the US could be ready by the end of the year.
Sentiment: positive
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Sputnik V manufacturers announce they've developed a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot that's effective in tackling ‘Indian variant’

Sputnik V manufacturers announce they've developed a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot that's effective in tackling ‘Indian variant’
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: With Covid-19 cases on the rise again in Russia, the developers of the pioneering Sputnik V vaccine revealed on Thursday that they have created an upcoming booster shot that's effective against the latest mutations of the virus.
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A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1

A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Military hospital ICU resources are at full capacity and the embassy has been forced to "create temporary, on-compound COVID-19 wards," according to a note sent to embassy staff.
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Lisbon residents confined to region at weekends as COVID-19 spikes

Lisbon residents confined to region at weekends as COVID-19 spikes
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Summary: Residents of the Lisbon region will not be allowed to leave the area at weekends as authorities scramble to control a spike in COVID-19 ...
Sentiment: negative
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The Damage Done By Probability Blindness

The Damage Done By Probability Blindness
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Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: negative
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Video: Tokyo Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions Ahead of Olympics

Video: Tokyo Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions Ahead of Olympics
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan would ease emergency coronavirus restrictions before next month’s Olympic Games. The announcement comes with concern over Japan’s slow vaccination rate.
Sentiment: positive
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India’s devastating coronavirus surge turned children into orphans

India’s devastating coronavirus surge turned children into orphans
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Perhaps no phenomenon encapsulates India's losses like the number of children orphaned in the surge.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 17 - The Moscow Times

Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 17 - The Moscow Times
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Cases reach four-month highs. Deaths surpass 125,000. Mass vaccination.
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UK reports biggest daily rise in COVID cases since Feb. 19

UK reports biggest daily rise in COVID cases since Feb. 19
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Britain reported its biggest daily rise in new cases of COVID-19 in nearly four months, government figures showed on Thursday, after 11,007 new ...
Sentiment: positive
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Mexican economy grows nearly 25% in May as recovery gathers steam

Mexican economy grows nearly 25% in May as recovery gathers steam
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: Mexico's economy grew 24.8% in May compared with the same month last year, as a recovery from a slump induced by the coronavirus pandemic gathered pace, a preliminary estimate published by national statistics agency INEGI showed on Thursday.
Sentiment: positive
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Moscow facing new aggressive coronavirus variant, mayor says

Moscow facing new aggressive coronavirus variant, mayor says
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Moscow is facing a new coronavirus variant that is more aggressive and infectious, and the situation in the city is rapidly deteriorating, its mayor said on Thursday.
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Covid-19 wrap: Japanese urged to watch Olympics on TV, Tanzania to join COVAX, UK mulls vaccine passport

Covid-19 wrap: Japanese urged to watch Olympics on TV, Tanzania to join COVAX, UK mulls vaccine passport
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: The novel coronavirus has killed at least 3 835 238 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP.
Sentiment: negative
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German CureVac COVID Vaccine Only 47 Percent Effective, 3 Percent Below Accepted Threshold

German CureVac COVID Vaccine Only 47 Percent Effective, 3 Percent Below Accepted Threshold
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: The German company called the results of late-stage testing for the CureVac COVID vaccine "sobering" as it didn't meet WHO thresholds.
Sentiment: positive
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Vietnam reports record 515 new Covid-19 cases

Vietnam reports record 515 new Covid-19 cases
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: HANOI — Vietnam's health ministry on Thursday (June 17) reported 515 new coronavirus cases, the highest number of new daily infections recorded since the virus was first detected in the country in January last year.
Sentiment: negative
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Recipe Revealed for Even More Powerful COVID-19 Vaccines – Better Protection Against Coronavirus Variants

Recipe Revealed for Even More Powerful COVID-19 Vaccines – Better Protection Against Coronavirus Variants
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: NEIDL, Broad Institute scientists say next-generation vaccines could stimulate another arm of the immune system, imparting better protection against coronavirus variants. A new study looking at the way human cells activate the immune system in response to SARS-CoV-2 infection could open the door
Sentiment: positive
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Disappointing trial of German-made CureVac coronavirus vaccine won’t hamper immunization at home – health ministry

Disappointing trial of German-made CureVac coronavirus vaccine won’t hamper immunization at home – health ministry
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: The unsatisfactory trial results of the German-made Covid-19 vaccine will have no effect on the pace of the national immunization campaign, the country’s government has said.
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Ryanair, UK airports sue government over COVID-19 travel rules

Ryanair, UK airports sue government over COVID-19 travel rules
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: LONDON: Irish airline Ryanair is launching a legal challenge against Britain over its "traffic light" system for international travel, hoping to ...
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19 cases in England 'rising exponentially among unvaccinated age groups

Covid-19 cases in England 'rising exponentially among unvaccinated age groups
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: Data from nearly 110,000 swab tests carried out across England between May 20 and June 7 suggests Covid-19 cases are doubling every 11 day
Sentiment: positive
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Japan to partially lift Tokyo’s coronavirus state of emergency one month before Olympics

Japan to partially lift Tokyo’s coronavirus state of emergency one month before Olympics
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: Japan is set to lift the state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas one month ahead of the Olympics, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said. Certain “quasi-emergency” measures, however, will be maintained for two more weeks.
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Rapid spread of Delta coronavirus variant drives a 50pc rise in infections in England since May

Rapid spread of Delta coronavirus variant drives a 50pc rise in infections in England since May
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: The rapid spread of the Delta coronavirus variant has driven a 50pc rise in infections in England since May, a large prevalence study led by Imperial College London found on Thursday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed the end of restrictions.
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday | CBC News
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month.
Sentiment: negative
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Sputnik V Developers to Present Booster Shot Against Delta Variant of Coronavirus

Sputnik V Developers to Present Booster Shot Against Delta Variant of Coronavirus
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The developers of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine will soon present a booster shot against the Delta variant of the coronavirus, which was first detected...
Sentiment: positive
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US Open tennis tournament to allow 100% fan capacity in 2021

US Open tennis tournament to allow 100% fan capacity in 2021
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: The U.S. Open tennis tournament will allow 100% spectator capacity throughout its entire two weeks in 2021, a year after spectators were banned from t...
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19 cases ‘rising exponentially in England among unvaccinated age groups’

Covid-19 cases ‘rising exponentially in England among unvaccinated age groups’
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: A study shows infections have increased 50 per cent between May 3rd and June 7th.
Sentiment: positive
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Covid cases in England doubling every 11 days as Delta takes hold

Covid cases in England doubling every 11 days as Delta takes hold
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Scientists say cases rising exponentially but vaccine progress should help reduce increase
Sentiment: positive
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The Latest: Australia raises AstraZeneca safety age to 60

The Latest: Australia raises AstraZeneca safety age to 60
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Australia has raised the age for which the AstraZeneca vaccine is recommended to 60 from 50 after the shot was blamed for a 52-year-old woman’s death last week from blood clots in the brain
Sentiment: positive
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How do we learn to live with Covid?

How do we learn to live with Covid?
Added a day ago
Summary: Lockdown extension brings questions on when and how UK can draw a line under social distancing
Sentiment: negative
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Covid-19 live updated: Tokyo set to lift state of emergency ahead of Olympics

Covid-19 live updated: Tokyo set to lift state of emergency ahead of Olympics
Added a day ago
Summary: Japan's slow vaccine rollout is gathering pace and infections are starting to fall but some kind of “quasi-emergency” will likely be in force during the Olympics.
Sentiment: negative
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The delta variant adds a speed bump to the pandemic escape route

The delta variant adds a speed bump to the pandemic escape route
Added a day ago
Summary: A fast-spreading variant may slow global reopening and recovery from the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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Brazil reports 2,997 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours -health ministry

Brazil reports 2,997 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours -health ministry
Added a day ago
Summary: Brazil has had 95,367 new cases of coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 2,997 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Cheques may be replaced by digital payments, but branches will stay

Cheques may be replaced by digital payments, but branches will stay
Added a day ago
Summary: Branch will not disappear but their roles will change to customer services as customers shift to digital banking amid pandemic, bankers said.
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Socially Distanced Robots Serve Mecca Holy Water Ahead Of Hajj

Socially Distanced Robots Serve Mecca Holy Water Ahead Of Hajj
Added a day ago
Summary: Robots began handing out bottles of sacred water in Mecca this week in preparation for a socially distanced Hajj pilgrimage in Islam's holiest city, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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The Delta Variant and Low Vaccine Rates Could Spell Trouble

The Delta Variant and Low Vaccine Rates Could Spell Trouble
Added a day ago
Summary: Vaccines are effective against the variant, but experts worry about states where fewer people are inoculated.
Sentiment: positive
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Japan manufacturers remain optimistic in June - Reuters Tankan

Japan manufacturers remain optimistic in June - Reuters Tankan
Added a day ago
Summary: Business confidence levels of Japanese manufacturers and service sector firms were little changed in June from the prior month, highlighting the fragile and uneven state of the country's coronavirus recovery, a Reuters survey showed.
Sentiment: positive
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CureVac's COVID-19 vaccine misses efficacy goal in pivotal trial

CureVac's COVID-19 vaccine misses efficacy goal in pivotal trial
Added a day ago
Summary: German biotech CureVac NV said on Wednesday its COVID-19 vaccine was only 47 per cent effective in a late-stage trial, missing the study's main ...
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Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts

Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts
Added a day ago
Summary: Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited them
Sentiment: positive
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Japan manufacturers remain optimistic in June - Reuters Tankan

Japan manufacturers remain optimistic in June - Reuters Tankan
Added a day ago
Summary: TOKYO - Business confidence levels of Japanese manufacturers and service sector firms were little changed in June from the prior month, highlighting the fragile and uneven state of the country's coronavirus recovery, a Reuters survey showed.
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Several Attendees of Florida BTC Conference Allegedly Have Coronavirus | Live Bitcoin News

Several Attendees of Florida BTC Conference Allegedly Have Coronavirus | Live Bitcoin News
Added a day ago
Summary: Several attendees of Miami's bitcoin and crypto conference two weeks ago have tested positive for coronavirus per social media posts.
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UK records 9,055 new COVID-19 cases, highest since February

UK records 9,055 new COVID-19 cases, highest since February
Added a day ago
Summary: Britain reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus infections since February, adding to signs that a new, more infectious variant of the disease first found in India is spreading.
Sentiment: positive
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Several Attendees of Florida BTC Conference Allegedly Have Coronavirus -

Added a day ago
Summary: Two weeks ago, Miami, Florida saw itself hosting the world’s biggest cryptocurrency and bitcoin conference the world has ever seen. Now, new coronavirus cases are popping up amongst attendees. Coronavirus Hits BTC Fans Approximately 12,000 tickets were sold to the event, and people from all corners of the world – including Europe, a continent hit […]
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'Self-Medication Caused Second Wave of COVID-19 to Turn Dangerous in India', Says Pulmonary Expert

'Self-Medication Caused Second Wave of COVID-19 to Turn Dangerous in India', Says Pulmonary Expert
Added a day ago
Summary: The second wave of coronavirus in India turned lethal for people who contracted the virus as it had a far more serious affect on lungs than the first wave had.
Sentiment: negative
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Biden queries China's desire to find origin of coronavirus

Biden queries China's desire to find origin of coronavirus
Added a day ago
Summary: GENEVA - U.S. President Joe Biden said China was trying to project itself as a responsible nation in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it remained unclear whether Beijing was really trying to understand the origins of the coronavirus.
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Covid emerged in America and France BEFORE Wuhan and should be probed as a bioweapon, claim Chinese...

Covid emerged in America and France BEFORE Wuhan and should be probed as a bioweapon, claim Chinese...
Added a day ago
Summary: CHINESE scientists have claimed that coronavirus emerged in parts of America and France way before it was found in Wuhan and have called for the outbreak to be probed as a bioweapon. It comes after…
Sentiment: negative
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CNBC Is Taking Its Events Business Global

CNBC Is Taking Its Events Business Global
Added a day ago
Summary: From the ongoing global chip shortage to the lingering effect of the coronavirus pandemic, the agenda for Wednesday’s CNBC Evolve Global Summit is packed, to put it mildly. It's also the first global event for the business news network.
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As Moscow's Covid-19 numbers rise, city's top virus hospital head says facility now has record number of patients on ventilators

As Moscow's Covid-19 numbers rise, city's top virus hospital head says facility now has record number of patients on ventilators
Added a day ago
Summary: The head of Moscow’s top coronavirus hospital has revealed that his facility is being hit harder than ever before, with the number of patients on ventilators now beating the record for any other time during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Covid-19 News: Live Updates

Covid-19 News: Live Updates
Added a day ago
Summary: Many experts say the official U.S. death toll is probably an undercount. And Japan is pursuing vaccine diplomacy in Asia, even as shots lag at home.
Sentiment: positive
45 minute read
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Covid News: Study Finds Health Problems Can Persist Long After Infection, Even Among the Asymptomatic

Covid News: Study Finds Health Problems Can Persist Long After Infection, Even Among the Asymptomatic
Added a day ago
Summary: The C.D.C. named Delta a “variant of concern” as it spreads through the U.S. California’s formal unwinding of pandemic rules is another signal of a national turn toward recovery.
Sentiment: positive
71 minute read
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New Russian Covid variant 'discovered in Moscow' as cases surge by 6,000 a day

New Russian Covid variant 'discovered in Moscow' as cases surge by 6,000 a day
Added a day ago
Summary: Sputnik V vaccine scientists say they are investigating their coronavirus jab's effectiveness against potential new strains first picked up in Moscow as the area records a surge in infections
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Ex-aide says Boris Johnson called health minister ‘hopeless’

Ex-aide says Boris Johnson called health minister ‘hopeless’
Added a day ago
Summary: LONDON (AP) —
Sentiment: negative
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Covid-19 News: Live Updates

Covid-19 News: Live Updates
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Many experts say the official U.S. death toll is probably an undercount. And Japan is pursuing vaccine diplomacy in Asia, even as shots lag at home.
Sentiment: positive
40 minute read
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Watch: Rand Paul Demands Exclusion Of Wuhan Lab Funders From Investigations

Watch: Rand Paul Demands Exclusion Of Wuhan Lab Funders From Investigations
Added 2 days ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: negative
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Ex-aide says Boris Johnson called health minister 'hopeless'

Ex-aide says Boris Johnson called health minister 'hopeless'
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The former top aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ramped up his criticism of the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic
Sentiment: negative
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Malaysian king says Parliament must resume despite emergency

Malaysian king says Parliament must resume despite emergency
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Malaysia’s king says Parliament, which has been suspended under a coronavirus emergency since January, must resume as soon as possible
Sentiment: negative
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Malaysia's king calls for early resumption of parliament

Malaysia's king calls for early resumption of parliament
Added 2 days ago
Summary: KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah said on Wednesday the country's parliament should reconvene as soon as possible, to allow emergency ordinances and a coronavirus recovery plan to be debated by lawmakers.
Sentiment: positive
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Malaysian king says Parliament must resume despite emergency

Malaysian king says Parliament must resume despite emergency
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Malaysia’s king says Parliament, which has been suspended under a coronavirus emergency since January, must resume as soon as possible
Sentiment: negative
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Olympic trials, a hilltop swing and a masked statue: Wednesday’s best photos

Olympic trials, a hilltop swing and a masked statue: Wednesday’s best photos
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world
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Novartis CEO says future pandemics are bound to happen. Here's how to prepare for the next one

Novartis CEO says future pandemics are bound to happen. Here's how to prepare for the next one
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The CEO of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis outlined how policymakers and the health industry can improve pandemic preparedness.
Sentiment: positive
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More evidence suggests Covid was in U.S. by Christmas 2019

More evidence suggests Covid was in U.S. by Christmas 2019
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The new study is the largest to date to suggest that a handful of cases popped up in the U.S. weeks before the virus was recognized by health officials.
Sentiment: positive
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National parks draw huge crowds; delta is a 'variant of concern': Latest COVID-19 updates

National parks draw huge crowds; delta is a 'variant of concern': Latest COVID-19 updates
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Americans locked down for a year or more are finally getting out, and a lot of them are headed to national parks. Live COVID news.
Sentiment: negative
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European Union adds the U.S. to its safe travel list

European Union adds the U.S. to its safe travel list
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Nonessential travel from the United States and from other places had been banned in the EU in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Moscow orders mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations over 'dramatic' case rise

Moscow orders mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations over 'dramatic' case rise
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Wednesday ordered mandatory vaccinations for residents of the Russian capital working in the service industry, citing a "dramatic" rise in coronavirus infections.
Sentiment: positive
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Thailand to fully reopen to visitors within 120 days - PM

Thailand to fully reopen to visitors within 120 days - PM
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Thailand will fully reopen to visitors within 120 days after more than a year of coronavirus travel restrictions, a calculated risk required to support the economy, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday.
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Slovenia ends second Covid-19 emergency after infection rate falls, but quarantine restrictions remain

Slovenia ends second Covid-19 emergency after infection rate falls, but quarantine restrictions remain
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Slovenia has ended its coronavirus state of emergency after the spread of the infection decreased. Authorities are urging citizens to continue abiding by the restrictions and hailed vaccination as the best method against Covid-19.
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Moscow Orders Mandatory Vaccinations for Service Workers as Covid-19 Cases Surge - The Moscow Times

Moscow Orders Mandatory Vaccinations for Service Workers as Covid-19 Cases Surge - The Moscow Times
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Mayor Sobyanin said the "dramatic" situation in the capital had left officials with no other option.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Covid-19 Wrap: Taj Mahal reopens, Japan mulls Olympics and China ramps up vaccinations

Added 2 days ago
Summary: Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:
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How COVID shaped preparations for Iran’s presidential elections

How COVID shaped preparations for Iran’s presidential elections
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Coronavirus will not be the main reason behind the expected low turnout but it had a big effect on the lead-up.
Sentiment: positive
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New York celebrates relaxation of coronavirus restrictions with fireworks

New York celebrates relaxation of coronavirus restrictions with fireworks
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The state celebrated a major reduction in Covid rules after reaching the milestone of 70% of adults receiving at least one dose of a vaccine.
Sentiment: positive
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COVID-19: People aged 21 and 22 able to book coronavirus vaccine from today

COVID-19: People aged 21 and 22 able to book coronavirus vaccine from today
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The programme nears its final phase, six months after 90-year-old Margaret Keenan became the first to get an approved vaccine.
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American comedian Jon Stewart endorses COVID-19 Wuhan lab leak theory in ‘comedic fashion’

Added 2 days ago
Summary: American comedian Jon Stewart on US television's The Late Show in comedic fashion used "cut through logic" to endorse the Wuhan Lab leak theory as the origin of the coronavirus, according to Sky News host Chris Kenny. On The Late Show Mr Stewart said "Science has in many ways eased the suffering of this pandemic, which was more than likely caused by science". "Yeah, people are starting to get this, some of the more obvious conclusions ignored by so many for so long, for fear of insulting Chin
Sentiment: negative
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Boris Johnson faces rebellion over Covid lockdown extension - follow live

Boris Johnson faces rebellion over Covid lockdown extension - follow live
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Latest updates as they happen
Sentiment: negative
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UK inflation jumps past Bank of England target, hits 2.1%

UK inflation jumps past Bank of England target, hits 2.1%
Added 2 days ago
Summary: British inflation unexpectedly jumped above the Bank of England's 2.0% target in May when it hit 2.1% and looks set to rise further as the country re-opens its economy after its coronavirus lockdowns.
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Delta variant spreads to 74 countries as data suggests it will become dominant coronavirus mutation worldwide

Delta variant spreads to 74 countries as data suggests it will become dominant coronavirus mutation worldwide
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The World Health Organization is warning of a massive global resurgence of the pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Japan to decide soon on domestic spectators at Olympics

Japan to decide soon on domestic spectators at Olympics
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Japan will decide this month on whether to allow domestic spectators at the Tokyo Olympics, the government's chief spokesman said on Wednesday, following media reports a proposal to allow up to 10,000 people at events was under consideration.
Sentiment: negative
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Jobs fears as Italy eyes end to COVID-19 ban on layoffs

Jobs fears as Italy eyes end to COVID-19 ban on layoffs
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Trade unions warn about a "social tsunami", left-wing parties of a "massacre for employment" -- the imminent end of Italy's coronavirus freeze on ...
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Osaka governor says to ask Japan govt to call ‘quasi-emergency’

Osaka governor says to ask Japan govt to call ‘quasi-emergency’
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Summary: Osaka will ask the Japanese government to keep a quasi-state of coronavirus emergency should the current state of emergency be lifted on June 20, the governor of the country's major western prefecture said on Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus live news: New York hits 70% vaccination target; Japan considering 10,000 fans at Olympics

Coronavirus live news: New York hits 70% vaccination target; Japan considering 10,000 fans at Olympics
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Summary: Japanese government to discuss fan limit on Wednesday; New York celebrates milestone by lifting some restrictions; job fears in Italy
Sentiment: negative
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New York governor lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'

New York governor lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'
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Summary: New York governor lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'
Sentiment: positive
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Osaka governor says to ask Japan govt to call 'quasi-emergency'

Osaka governor says to ask Japan govt to call 'quasi-emergency'
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Summary: TOKYO - Osaka will ask the Japanese government to keep a quasi-state of coronavirus emergency should the current state of emergency be lifted on June 20, the governor of the country's major western prefecture said on Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Swiss officials: Covid vaccine protects for 12 months

Swiss officials: Covid vaccine protects for 12 months
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Summary: Coronavirus vaccines could offer at least 12 months of protection against all forms of the virus, a top Swiss health official says.
Sentiment: positive
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Jon Stewart pushes coronavirus lab leak theory as first returning guest on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Jon Stewart pushes coronavirus lab leak theory as first returning guest on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
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Summary: Jon Stewart used his time as the first post-COVID guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to push the theory that the coronavirus came from a lab in Wuhan, China.
Sentiment: positive
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US CDC calls coronavirus Delta variant a 'variant of concern' - Times of India

US CDC calls coronavirus Delta variant a 'variant of concern' - Times of India
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Summary: US News: WASHINGTON: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now called the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.
Sentiment: negative
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Marjorie Taylor Greene leads conspiracy-heavy attack on Fauci

Marjorie Taylor Greene leads conspiracy-heavy attack on Fauci
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Summary: Some of the most conservative members of the House of Representatives took to the stage at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to denounce Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top...
Sentiment: negative
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GOP senators call for HHS and NIH to hand over records on COVID-19 origins and Wuhan lab

GOP senators call for HHS and NIH to hand over records on COVID-19 origins and Wuhan lab
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Summary: Five Senate Republicans are urging the leaders of the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health to hand over records related to the origins of COVID-19 and China's Wuhan Institute of Virology following recent revelations within heavily-redacted emails from Dr.…
Sentiment: positive
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NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark
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Summary: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining social distancing rules and shooting off fireworks. “What does 70% mean? It means that we can now return to …
Sentiment: positive
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CDC Has Declared Coronavirus Delta Variant A 'Variant Of Concern'

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Summary: The CDC has declared that the dangerous new variant first spotted in India as a "variant of concern," meaning it poses a significant threat to
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Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Cases in Five US States

Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Cases in Five US States
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Summary: Blood drawn from nine people in the earliest days of the pandemic tested positive for the infection. But some experts questioned the results.
Sentiment: positive
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Hundreds of people receive expired vaccines at Times Square site

Hundreds of people receive expired vaccines at Times Square site
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Summary: Hundreds of people were given expired doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this month at a site in New York City's Times Square, the city's health department...
Sentiment: negative
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Iraqi Kurdistan registers 507 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 507 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths
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Summary: Iraqi Kurdistan registers 507 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths. 227 new cases in Sulaimani governorate, 152 in Duhok, 83 in Erbil, 36
Sentiment: negative
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Blood samples support theory COVID-19 was in US before Christmas 2019

Blood samples support theory COVID-19 was in US before Christmas 2019
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Summary: The data suggests the virus was in the US states far from the initial hotspots and areas that were considered its points of entry into the country, the study said.
Sentiment: positive
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New York governor lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'

New York governor lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'
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Summary: New York is lifting all state-mandated coronavirus restrictions after reporting that 70 per cent of the state's adults have received at least one ...
Sentiment: positive
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Man pleads guilty in $20M fraud on coronavirus aid programs

Man pleads guilty in $20M fraud on coronavirus aid programs
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Summary: A Chinese man who prosecutors say tried to get $20 million in federal aid for distressed businesses has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges
Sentiment: negative
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US Covid-19 death toll passes 600,000

US Covid-19 death toll passes 600,000
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Summary: Progress against the coronavirus was underlined as New York said over 70 per cent of adults had received at least one vaccine dose.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene refuses to reveal whether she’s had Covid vaccine as she launches bid to fire Fauci

Marjorie Taylor Greene refuses to reveal whether she’s had Covid vaccine as she launches bid to fire Fauci
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Summary: The congresswoman incorrectly suggested HIPAA protects her from being asked if she has been vaccinated
Sentiment: negative
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