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Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson accuses care homes over deaths as US cases near 3m

Atlanta mayor tests positive for Covid-19; Kenya emerges from lockdown; Israel reimposes restrictions. Follow the latest updatesUS cases near 3m as White House claims country is a “leader” in global fight against virusFury as Boris Johnson accuses care homes over high Covid-19 death tollGlobal report: India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 12.24am BST Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she h...
Tags: Science, White House, India, Israel, US, Atlanta, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Kenya, Boris Johnson, Msnbc


Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN

Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says report Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the environmental cause, according to the authors of a UN report. As a result, a steady stream of diseases can be expected to jump from animals to humans in coming years, they say.The number of such “zoonotic” epidemics is rising, from Ebola to Sa...
Tags: Health, Science, Environment, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Wildlife, Farming, United Nations, Un, Meat Industry, Sars, West Nile, Rift Valley, Farm Animals, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: US death toll surpasses 130,000; India's cases third-highest in world

Donald Trump’s handling of US crisis under microscope; Israel reimposes restrictions after infections spikeIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaUK coronavirus live - latest updatesWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 4.22pm BST 4.11pm BST Covid-19 could cause an additional half a million AIDS deaths if treatment is disrupted long term, the United Nation...
Tags: Science, India, Israel, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, United Nations, Un, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: India cases third-highest globally; Israel reimposes restrictions after spike in infections

India overtakes Russia with third-highest number of cases; bars, clubs, gyms and event halls closed in Israel; Greece and Britain will fully resume flights on 15 JulyIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaUK coronavirus live - latest updatesWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 3.25pm BST Five members of Japan’s Sumo Association were confirmed to have the coron...
Tags: Japan, Science, Greece, Russia, India, Israel, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Un, NHK, The Association, Sumo Association


Coronavirus live news: India cases third-highest globally; flights between Greece and Britain to fully resume

India overtakes Russia with third-highest number of cases; Greece and Britain will fully resume flights on 15 July; Peru cases pass 300,000India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaUK coronavirus live - latest updatesWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.33pm BST Vietnam’s health ministry on Monday reported 14 new coronavirus infections, all among Vietnamese ci...
Tags: Science, Greece, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Peru, Associated Press, Vietnam, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Paris


Coronavirus live news: India cases third-highest globally as Australian state of Victoria closes border

Peru cases pass 300,000; Iran sees highest daily deaths; Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant Covid-19 hospitalIndia overtakes Russia with third-highest number of casesBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and Victoria Texas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.13am BST According to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, India ha...
Tags: Science, Russia, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Galicia, Peru, Victoria, NSW, Johns Hopkins University, VICTORIA TEXAS


Coronavirus: Former MI6 boss says theory COVID-19 came from Wuhan lab must not be dismissed as conspiracy

A former British spy chief says he wants a more open debate on the origin of the coronavirus pandemic and warns against dismissing as conspiracy the idea that it might have come from a laboratory. Sir Richard Dearlove doubled down on his belief the virus that causes COVID-19 was engineered and escaped by accident from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first victims were identified. "I subscribe to the theory… that it's an engineered escapee from the Wuhan Institute (of Virol...
Tags: Science, News, Richard, Wuhan, Secret Intelligence Service, Richard Dearlove, Wuhan Institute of Virology


Global report: India becomes third worst-affected country as giant Covid-19 hospital opens

Cases reach almost 700,000 to pass Russia in third place; Iran suffers record death toll; alarm in South Africa as cases jump amid easing of lockdownIndia has passed Russia as the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording a record number of cases for one day.The health ministry added 23,000 new cases on Monday, taking India’s total to 697,000 and almost 20,000 deaths. On Sunday India racked up nearly 25,000, its highest total for one day. Continue re...
Tags: Science, Russia, India, World news, Australia news, Iran, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus outbreak


Country diary: gripped by a grayling's disappearing act

Country diary: gripped by a grayling's disappearing actDartmoor, Devon: I pinpoint the butterfly’s position and approach carefully, but somehow can’t locate it
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Coronavirus live news: record new cases in India as Australian state of Victoria closes border

Peru cases pass 300,000; Iran sees highest daily deaths; Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesIndia confirms record new casesBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and Victoria Texas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USGlobal report: second local lockdown in Spain; second wave in IsraelSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.17am BST In Germany, restaurants, bars and hotels have adapted to the new normal with face masks, physical dis...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Galicia, Peru, Victoria, NSW, VICTORIA TEXAS


Coronavirus live news: record new cases in India as Australian state of Victoria closes border

New South Wales-Victoria border closed for first time in 100 years; Iran sees highest daily deaths; Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesIndia confirms record new casesTexas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USGlobal report: second local lockdown in Spain; second wave in IsraelSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.22am BST Residents in nine housing towers now in hard lockdown in Melbourne say they have been forced to establish their own su...
Tags: Science, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Galicia, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, North Melbourne, New South Wales Victoria


Exotic frog found in bunch of bananas in Wales after 'remarkable' 5,000-mile trip

An exotic frog has been discovered in a bunch of bananas after making a 5,000-mile journey from Colombia to south Wales. Asda supermarket staff found the creature at the chain's branch in Murray Street, Llanelli, last Monday. Colombia is the UK's biggest supplier of bananas, with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of the fruit making the journey each year.
Tags: UK, Science, News, Wales, Colombia, Wales Asda, Murray Street Llanelli


Coronavirus live news: India sees record new cases as Texas warns of overwhelmed hospitals

Iran sees highest daily deaths; UK government injects £1.57bn into arts and heritage; Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesTexas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USWHO reports record 200,000 cases in one day, amid surging outbreaksAustralia sends 500 police to contain virus in public housing high risesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.23am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.My name is Helen Sul...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Galicia, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak, USWHO


Met police urged to investigate Dominic Cummings' trip during Covid-19 lockdown

Exclusive: ex-chief prosecutor’s lawyers say behaviour of Boris Johnson’s adviser warrants ‘thorough investigation’The Metropolitan police have been urged to launch an immediate investigation into Dominic Cummings’ trip from London to Durham at the height of the coronavirus outbreak by the former chief prosecutor for north-west England.Lawyers for Nazir Afzal have written to the Met commissioner, Cressida Dick, arguing that the behaviour of Boris Johnson’s chief adviser during the lockdown warra...
Tags: Politics, England, Science, London, Police, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Metropolitan Police, Durham, Dominic Cummings, Cressida Dick, Nazir Afzal, Coronavirus outbreak


Fears of widespread disorder unfounded as English pubs reopen

Relief as concerns about overwhelmed emergency services fail to materialiseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFears that emergency services would be overwhelmed after pubs and restaurants reopened in England have not materialised, according to initial reports.Ahead of pubs opening for the first time since 23 March, NHS England told hospitals and ambulance services that demand for care was likely to reach “that of New Year’s Eve”. Police forces deployed extra patrols. Con...
Tags: Politics, England, Science, Pubs, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Risks, R numbers and raw data: how to interpret coronavirus statistics

Covid-related facts and definitions are confusing, and as lockdown is eased, clarity is more important than ever Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWe’re finally over the first peak of the epidemic, but the numbers relating to the virus keep on spreading. Sometimes, however, things get lost in translation from the spreadsheet to the article, broadcast or tweet. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Office For National Statistics, Coronavirus outbreak


‘It's a tsunami’: Covid-19 plunges Latin America back into poverty and violence

Years of social progress have been reversed by the virus, amid accusations that politicians have been fatally ineptCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs coronavirus galloped through Latin America in late April, the mayor of Manaus was in despair. “The outlook is dismal,” Arthur Virgílio admitted as gravediggers in the Amazon’s largest city piled coffins into muddy trenches, Brazil’s death toll hit 5,500, and its president, Jair Bolsonaro, responded with a shrug. “It’s ob...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Mexico, Americas, US, World news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Latin America, Manaus, Virgilio, Jair Bolsonaro, Coronavirus outbreak


'It's a tsunami': pandemic leaves vulnerable Latin America reeling

Years of social progress could be reversed by the virus, amid accusations that politicians have been fatally ineptCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs coronavirus galloped through Latin America in late April, the mayor of Manaus was in despair. “The outlook is dismal,” Arthur Virgílio admitted as gravediggers in the Amazon’s largest city piled coffins into muddy trenches, Brazil’s death toll hit 5,500, and its president, Jair Bolsonaro, responded with a shrug. “It’s obv...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Mexico, Americas, US, World news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Latin America, Manaus, Virgilio, Jair Bolsonaro, Coronavirus outbreak


Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

An Electron rocket launched from New Zealand's North Island fails in flight, destroying its satellites.
Tags: Science, News, New Zealand, North Island, Electron


Coronavirus live news: pubs reopen in England as Catalonia announces new lockdown

Fourth of July holiday weekend in US sees cases still surging; WHO changes timeline of how it was alerted to virus; housing estates in Melbourne locked down after outbreak. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 11.27am BST In Spain, officials have confined more than 200,000 people in the northeastern region of Catalonia after more than 350...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, US, Spain, Catalonia, UK News, US news, Colombia, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Caracas, Bogotá Continue, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: pubs reopen in England, as Victoria announces 'hard lockdown'

Fourth of July holiday weekend starts 53,000 new cases on Friday; WHO changes timeline of how it was alerted to virus; England’s pubs reopen. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 8.33am BST Russia has reported 6,632 new cases of the coronavirus, raising the nationwide tally of infections to 674,515.The authorities said that 168 people had...
Tags: UK, England, Science, London, Wales, Russia, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Victoria, Lucy Campbell, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: pubs reopen in England, as cases spike again in Victoria

Fourth of July holiday weekend starts 53,000 new cases on Friday; WHO changes timeline of how it was alerted to virus; England’s pubs reopen. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 7.31am BST Andrews is asked if he should take responsibility for this outbreak, given the link to the mismanagement of hotel quarantine.He says he won’t comment ...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Victoria, Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: 53,000 more cases in US as WHO gives new virus timeline

Fourth of July holiday weekend starts 53,000 new cases on Friday; WHO changes timeline of how it was alerted to virus; UK prepares for reopening of pubs. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 3.26am BST While we’re in the UK, the law allowing pubs to reopen comes into effect at 6am. That’s in just under three hours, but the first pubs to o...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Victoria, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


'You're Kidding': Nebraska Kids Can't Believe It as Thunderstorm Leads to Tornado

A severe thunderstorm in the Nebraska Panhandle region spawned a tornado on July 2 on the outskirts of the village of Hemingford.Hemingford resident Ryan Schledewitz captured footage of the tornado, while in a car with his family in the area, which is part of Box Butte County.The awe of Schledewitz’s children as they witness the dramatic weather event is clear during the five-minute video.The National Weather Service put in place a severe thunderstorm watch warning for areas of Nebraska as well ...
Tags: National Weather Service, Science, News, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Nebraska Panhandle, Hemingford, Hemingford Hemingford, Ryan Schledewitz, Schledewitz


Coronavirus live news: worldwide cases top 11m as US states hit fresh highs

4 July holiday weekend set to start with continued rise in infections; Brazil cases pass 1.5m; Boris Johnson defends decision to reopen pubs on Saturday. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 1.22am BST AFP is reporting that the World Health Organisation has changed its account of the initial stages of the early stages of the coronavirus p...
Tags: UK, Science, Wales, China, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Brazil, Un, Boris Johnson, World Health Organisation, Victoria, Wuhan, Hubei


Coronavirus live news: US states hit fresh highs as England prepares to reopen pubs

4 July holiday weekend set to start with continued rise in infections; Brazil cases pass 1.5m; Boris Johnson defends decision to reopen pubs on Saturday. Follow all the developments liveWhat we’re learning about Covid as US states open upHow Victoria’s outbreak divided AustraliaScotland and Wales attack UK government’s shambolic travel changes 12.31am BST There are now 11m confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide, according to the data collected by John Hopkins University. 12.22am BST R...
Tags: Florida, UK, England, Science, Wales, US, Alabama, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, Alaska, Brazil, Boris Johnson, Victoria, John Hopkins University, North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee


Coronavirus live news: Brazilian cases pass 1.5m

Country has second-worst outbreak in the world as global cases near 11mUS reports world’s biggest daily increase in cases with 55,0004 July celebrations increase risk of ‘superspreader’ events 11.28pm BST Hi, I’m Josh Taylor and I will be taking the live blog through to 9am Melbourne time on Saturday. In Australia, all eyes are currently on Victoria, where the state is experiencing a second spike in cases. We will get an update on the number of new cases identified overnight sometime later t...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Victoria, Melbourne, Downing Street, Josh Taylor, People 's Assembly


Queenstown: a tourist town with no tourists, fights despair among stranded workers

Droves of travellers drawn to the southern alps resort to work in restaurants and hotels face hardship amid Covid-19 border closuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo months after the end of lockdown and the resort hub of Queenstown is slowly showing signs of life. It’s lunchtime at the mall and while many shops and restaurants remain closed, some have begun to trade again, catering to locals and a trickle of domestic travellers.Those braving the winter cold at outdo...
Tags: Travel, Business, Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Queenstown, Gundogan, Coronavirus outbreak, Luan Passarin, Duygu Gundogan


Coronavirus live news: Miami-Dade mayor imposes indefinite nightly curfew; South Africa cases surge

Biggest single-day jump in South African cases month after lockdown eased; Belgrade declares state of emergency; cases worldwide close to 11mUS reports world’s biggest daily increase in cases with 55,0004 July celebrations increase risk of ‘superspreader’ eventsBrazil infections nearing 1.5mUK coronavirus updates – live 6.20pm BST The New Mexico national guard and tribal police are preparing to enforce a weekend curfew on the Navajo nation, as the sprawling reservation tries to contain a cor...
Tags: Utah, Florida, New York, Science, California, US, America, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Associated Press


Watch how crowdsourced citizen data demonstrated how tornadoes form

The deadly 2013 El Reno tornado was 2.5 miles (4 km) wide and killed a team of tornado experts. But as Anton Seimon explains, his colleagues turned that tragedy into an opportunity to confirm a key element of tornado formation. Through crowdsourcing, his team was able to demonstrate that this kind of tornado forms from the ground up, not from the clouds downward. Image: YouTube / National Geographic
Tags: Video, Crowdsourcing, Science, News, Nature, Meteorology, Tornadoes, Reno, Stormchaser, Anton Seimon



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