Caution still needed in NZ’s fight against Covid-19 despite 100 days without community transmission

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Brazil reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths | ITV News

Brazil has surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, with the country showing no signs of crushing the disease five months after its first reported case. The nation of 210 million people has been reporting an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since late May, and reported 905 more … Read more Brazil reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths | ITV News

COVID-19: Half of Britons would not get a coronavirus vaccination

An study has found that 50% of the UK’s population may refuse a coronavirus vaccination if one becomes available. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 … Read more COVID-19: Half of Britons would not get a coronavirus vaccination

US health secretary’s Taiwan visit angers China

The United States health secretary has just arrived in Taiwan for a visit that has angered China. Alex Azar’s three-day trip is being hailed as an opportunity to strengthen cooperation in combating COVID-19. But Beijing has warned President Donald Trump that the visit threatens peace and stability in the region. It is the highest-level visit … Read more US health secretary’s Taiwan visit angers China

Europe swelters under a heatwave complicated by Covid-19 restrictions

Sun-seekers flocked to beaches over the weekend as parts of Western Europe sweltered in a heatwave, but authorities urged people to avoid crowded areas and keep wearing masks despite the heat over concern for the rising numbers of coronavirus cases across the continent. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Europe swelters under a heatwave complicated by Covid-19 restrictions

Coronavirus cases rising fastest in India

COVID-19 is spreading in India faster than anywhere in the world and testing only covers a fraction of the population. With 10 to 15 people living together in cramped slums, social distancing is next to impossible for the country’s poorest. The number of cases has doubled from one to two million in the last three … Read more Coronavirus cases rising fastest in India

COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

While much attention is focused on Brazil’s fight against the coronavirus, other Latin American countries are also struggling to contain surging outbreaks. Peru has hit 20,000 deaths. On Saturday, Chile reached more than 10,000; it has one of the highest death tolls per million people anywhere in the world. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from … Read more COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone

Brazil’s death toll from the pandemic has surpassed 100,000, making it the world’s worst outbreak after the United States. Activists have marked it with an event on Rio’s famous Copacabana beach. They set out 100 black crosses and released 1,000 red balloons, one for every 100 people who died. Since May, Brazil has reported an … Read more Brazil COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000 milestone

HK lawyer slams remarks about DNA collection during COVID-19 testing

Eliza Chan, a lawyer from China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, has strongly condemned “smearing remarks” that the mainland personnel will collect DNA samples for surveillance purposes during the COVID-19 mass testing. “Citywide testing is the best and ultimate way to curb Hong Kong’s outbreak of COVID-19,” she said during an interview with CGTN. Subscribe … Read more HK lawyer slams remarks about DNA collection during COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 brought socialism to America – Nassim Taleb | SophieCo. Visionaries

The COVID-19 pandemic came as an external shock, almost unprecedented. How can we navigate the uncertainty of the post-pandemic future? We talked to the author of bestselling books ‘The Black Swan’, ‘Antifragile’, and ‘Skin in the Game’, risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc … Read more COVID-19 brought socialism to America – Nassim Taleb | SophieCo. Visionaries

Australian families taking their elderly out of aged care and into the home amid COVID-19 | ABC News

The royal commission into aged care will begin investigating how the aged care sector has handled the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 1,200 elderly people have contracted coronavirus at care homes in NSW and Victoria. Two hundred nursing home residents have died. Some relatives are so concerned they’re considering pulling their elderly out of aged care and … Read more Australian families taking their elderly out of aged care and into the home amid COVID-19 | ABC News

Hong Kong offers free COVID-19 tests with help from the mainland

Free #coronavirus testing will be available in two weeks for all the 7.5 million residents of China’s #HongKong Special Administrative Region. Medical personnel from the mainland will help with the process. #Pandemic Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more Hong Kong offers free COVID-19 tests with help from the mainland

Facts Tell: Amid worldwide voting delays, HKSAR postpones LegCo elections

The coronavirus pandemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, has caused severe disruptions in all areas of life, including elections worldwide. Because voting involves large groups of people, which increases the risk of spreading COVID-19, governments around the world have postponed election dates or switched to voting by mail. On July 31, Chief … Read more Facts Tell: Amid worldwide voting delays, HKSAR postpones LegCo elections

COVID-19: 1,000 balloons released to honor 100,000 deaths in Brazil

A thousand red balloons were released on Rio’s iconic Copacabana beach in memory of the 100,000 Brazilians killed during the pandemic. As of August 8, Brazil has reported over three million confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 100,477 deaths. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on … Read more COVID-19: 1,000 balloons released to honor 100,000 deaths in Brazil

Victoria records 394 cases of COVID-19 with 17 deaths overnight | ABC News

Victoria has recorded it’s deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic, with 17 deaths and 394 new cases. Premier Daniel Andrews gave a press conference earlier outlining the latest in the state’s response to the pandemic, mental health measures, and Stage 4 lockdown restrictions. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-09/coronavirus-australia-live-blog-victoria-andrews-deaths-covid/12538264 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Victoria records 394 cases of COVID-19 with 17 deaths overnight | ABC News