US President Donald Trump did not intentionally mislead about coronavirus: White House

US President Donald Trump did not intentionally mislead about coronavirus: White House | World News

WASHINGTON: After it was revealed that US President Donald Trump played down the severity of the novel coronavirus epidemc, the White House clarified on Wednesday that Trump did not intentionally mislead the American people about the coronavirus outbreak. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany issued the statement.  The remarks come…

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From facial recognition to bathtime bookings, how Chinese universities are reopening after COVID-19

From facial recognition to bathtime bookings, how Chinese universities are reopening after COVID-19 | World News

Beijing: As COVID-19 cases in China sink to new lows, the world`s largest population of university students is heading back to campus in a migration defined by lockdowns, patriotic education and cutting-edge surveillance equipment.  The highly choreographed return comes as Chinese universities revert to in-person instruction for the fall semester…

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Chicken imported from Brazil tests positive for coronavirus, says China

Chicken imported from Brazil tests positive for coronavirus, says China | World News

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: A sample of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus, the city government said in a notice on Thursday. Local disease control centres tested a surface sample taken from the chicken wings as part of routine screenings carried…

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90% recovered COVID-19 patients in China's Wuhan suffer from lung damage: Report

90% recovered COVID-19 patients in China’s Wuhan suffer from lung damage: Report | World News

Beijing: Ninety per cent of a sample group of coronavirus-recovered patients from a prominent hospital in China’s Wuhan city where the pandemic broke out have reported lung damage and five per cent of them are again in quarantine after testing positive for the virus, according to a media report on…

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China agrees to send WHO's team of experts to Beijing to trace origin of COVID-19

China agrees to send WHO’s team of experts to Beijing to trace origin of COVID-19 | World News

Beijing: China on Wednesday (July 8, 2020) agreed to send the World Health Organization’s (WHO) team of experts to Beijing to trace the origin of COVID-19. “After consultation, the Chinese government has agreed that WHO will send a team of experts to Beijing to trace the origin of COVID-19,” said…

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Bubonic Plague alert in China: The ‘Black Death’ connection and what is happening in China

Image Source : PIXABAY Bubonic plague microscope bacteria Bayan nur, a city in northern China, has sounded an alert of a suspected case of bubonic plague. “At present, there is a risk of a human plague epidemic spreading in this city. The public should improve its self-protection awareness and ability,…

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View: In the evolving geopolitical dynamic after Covid, India should side with democracies against China

Contemporary global order is rapidly adjusting to the “new normal” defined by Covid-19 and new equations are forming with a speed that a few months back would have been unthinkable. Democratic values are becoming an integral part of this global order rejig. Early this month an Inter-Parliamentary Alliance of senior…

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