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Coronavirus live news: rise in Italy, US and France deaths takes global confirmed toll past 40,000

Worldwide confirmed cases pass 800,000 as Spain and Russia also report record single-day death tolls and Mexico wakes to state of emergencyUK coronavirus - latest updatesUS coronavirus - live updatesChina and Korea delay college exams to get lid on coronavirusNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27pm BST A group of 28 spring break tourists who returned to Texas from the Mexican beach resort of Cabo San Lucas have tested positive for coronavirus,...
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Coronavirus live news: rise in Italy and US deaths takes global confirmed toll past 40,000

Worldwide confirmed cases pass 800,000 as Spain and Russia report record single-day death tolls and Mexico wakes to state of emergencyUK coronavirus - latest updatesUS coronavirus - live updatesChina and Korea delay college exams to get lid on coronavirusNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.24pm BST The US has more confirmed cases of coronavirus infection than China, according to official statistics given by both countries that in all likelihood...
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Coronavirus live news: World Bank warns of 'unprecedented shock' as global confirmed cases pass 800,000

Spain reports record single-day death toll; Vietnam enters lockdown; Russia records biggest daily rise in cases for seventh day runningUK coronavirus - latest updatesCoronavirus epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia-Pacific, warns WHONew study reveals increased risks from middle ageAt a glance: latest key developmentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.12pm BST The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection around the world has passed 800,000, with more than 38,000 deaths, according to the...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain reports record single-day death toll; World Bank warns of 'unprecedented global shock'

Global cases pass 750,000; Vietnam enters lockdown; Russia records biggest daily rise in cases for seventh day runningUK coronavirus - latest updatesCoronavirus epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia-Pacific, warns WHONew study reveals increased risks from middle ageLas Vegas parking lot turned into homeless ‘shelter’ with distance markersSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.26am BST Ireland has issued guidelines on safe sex during the coronavirus pandemic, writes Rory Carroll in Dublin. Only be se...
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Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia-Pacific, WHO warns

Every country needs to keep preparing for large-scale community transmission, says regional directorCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official has said.Even with all the measures, the risk of transmission in the region will not go away as long as the pandemic c...
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Coronavirus live news: World Bank warns of 'unprecedented global shock' as US records its deadliest day

Global cases pass 750,000; Moscow locks down 12m people; Isis prisoners riot in Syria. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.19am BST Good morning, this is Alexandra Topping taking over at the helm of the global coronavirus liveblog from my colleague Helen Sullivan - my thanks to her. As ever, if you have a global coronavirus story you want to draw our att...
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Coronavirus live news: US deaths pass 3,000 as World Bank issues warning over China growth

Global cases pass 750,000; Moscow locks down 12m people; Isis prisoners riot in Syria. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.18am BST Coronavirus testing is expected to increase substantially in coming days in the Philippines, where the high number of deaths relative to confirmed cases reflects lower testing so far, a World Health Organisation official sai...
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China's control measures may have prevented 700,000 COVID-19 cases

China's control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to cities outside of Wuhan by several days and prevented more than 700,000 infections nationwide, according to an international team of researchers. The findings, published today (March 31) in the journal Science, could be useful to countries that are still in early phases of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Coronavirus live news: US deaths pass 3,000 as study shows higher risk from middle age

Global cases pass 750,000; Moscow locks down 12m people; Isis prisoners riot in Syria. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.15am BST In China now, where we understand that today marks a week since a new coronavirus case was reported in Wuhan city, where the outbreak first emerged. There were 48 new confirmed cases in Mainland China on March 30, all of whi...
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Coronavirus live news: US has twice as many cases as China as study shows higher risk from middle age

Global cases pass 750,000; Moscow locks down 12m people; Isis prisoners riot in Syria. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23am BST UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock warned the Security Council on Monday that the 10 cases of Covid-19 and one death confirmed in Syria are just the tip of the iceberg, and judging from other cou...
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Coronavirus live news: number of global cases passes 750,000 with death toll over 36,000

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study sheds light on infection mechanismHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.24pm BST The British poet Michael Rosen is ill in hospital having suffered from flu-like symptoms. His family says he’s spent the night in intensive care but is now...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, Israel, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Moscow, Benjamin Netanyahu, Michael Rosen, Michael


Coronavirus live news: Italy reports 812 new deaths as global toll passes 35,000

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study sheds light on infection mechanismHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30pm BST Before dawn hundreds of British travellers had gathered outside the Holiday Inn hotel opposite Lima’s shuttered international airport, Dan Collyns reports ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Israel, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Moscow, Peru


Coronavirus live news: death toll in Spain reaches 7,340 as Austria makes face masks compulsory for shoppers

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeGlobal roundup: Moscow and Lagos in lockdownUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.15pm BST Who is most at risk from coronavirus, and why? The best thing to do when trying to understand a new virus like Covid-19 is to look at the data. 3.14pm B...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, Israel, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Austria, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Moscow, Zimbabwe


Coronavirus live news: Spain wakes to more restrictive lockdown as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveTrump says keeping US deaths to 100,000 would be a ‘very good job’See all our coronavirus coverage 10.34am BST Another suspected casualty of Covid-19 in the British government has emerged, the prme minister’s senior adviser, Dominic Cummings.That’s according to the Daily Mail’s political editor.Dominic Cummings has developed symptom...
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Coronavirus live news: expert claims UK infection 'may be slowing' as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathUK rate of infection may be slowing - expertCoronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.32am BST Britain’s prime minster, Boris Johnson, has made his second appearance since going into self isolation last week after testing positive for coronavirus, saying in a message posted on Twitter that some 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to help battle the virus.Thanks to e...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Science, China, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Britain, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Moscow


Coronavirus live news: UK warned of six-month lockdown as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

US expert Dr Anthony Fauci says US could see 200,000 dead; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.25am BST Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has announced a AU$1,500 per fortnight “job keeper” payment to businesses. The payment, made...
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Senior WHO adviser appears to dodge question on Taiwan's Covidresponse

Canadian Bruce Aylward, who visited Wuhan in February, appeared to hang up or be cut off when pressed on Taipei’s record Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA senior advisor at the World Health Organization (WHO) appeared to hang up on a journalist who asked about Taiwan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and then dismissed further questions because they had “already talked about China”.It comes amid continued criticism of the WHO’s approach towards both Taiwan and C...
Tags: Health, Science, China, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Who, World Health Organization, Taipei, Wuhan, World Health Organization WHO, China Taiwan, World Health Assembly, Bruce Aylward, Coronavirus outbreak


The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Comprehensive COVID-19 hospitalisation and death rate estimates help countries best prepare as global pandemic unfolds

Nearly one in five over-80s infected with COVID-19 are likely to require hospitalisation, compared with around 1% of people under 30, according to an analysis of 3,665 cases in mainland China, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Comprehensive COVID-19 hospitalization and death rate estimates help countries best prepare as global pandemic unfolds

Nearly one in five over-80s infected with COVID-19 are likely to require hospitalization, compared with around 1% of people under 30, according to an analysis of 3,665 cases in mainland China, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.
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Investigating SARS-CoV-2 transmission in public bath center in China

This case series reports a cluster-spreading event in Huai'an (about 435 miles northeast of Wuhan) in Jiangsu Province, China, where a patient with SARS-CoV-2 may have transmitted the virus to eight other healthy individuals through bathing in a public bath center.
Tags: Science, China, Wuhan, Jiangsu province China, Huai


Coronavirus live news: US deaths could reach 200,000 as UK warned of six-month lockdown

US expert Dr Anthony Fauci makes grim prediction; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.18am BST An update from Panama now, where Patrick Greenfield and Erin McCormick report that the covid-19 stricken Zaandam cruise liner and its sister s...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, US, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Moscow, Anthony Fauci


Coronavirus live news: stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal

Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceDeaths in Italy pass 10,000Patients in UK intensive care have 50% survival rateSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.18pm GMT Britons stranded in New Zealand are facing costs of £40,000 to return home, my colleague Mark Townsend reported. Those stranded say they have been left without guidance or assistance after the UK embassy and consular services in New...
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Coronavirus live news: France death toll passes 2,000 while 90,000 cases confirmed in Italy

All non-essential workers in Spain ‘must stay at home’ and Trump considers New York quarantine. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceDeaths in Italy pass 10,000Patients in UK intensive care have 50% survival rateSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.18pm GMT Italian PM is approving new legislation to make €4.7bn available to cities in Italy affected by coronavirus, Sky News have just announced.Meanwhile, the Italian economic minister says Europe will need a package like that ...
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking as global number exceeds 600,000

China eases quarantine in Wuhan; police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceWuhan eases quarantineLockdowns linked to rise in domestic violenceSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.24pm GMT The European Union has granted Tunisia 250 million euros in aid to help it cope with the economic and social effects of the coronavirus outbreak, EU ambassador Patrice Bergamini said on Saturday in a tweet.Tunisi...
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking, as global numbers exceed 600,000

China eases quarantine in Wuhan; Police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceWuhan eases quarantineLockdowns linked to rise in domestic violenceSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.06pm GMT More than 11 million people tuned in to watch Pope Francis deliver a blessing in an empty Saint Peter’s Square, Lorenzo Tondo reports television bosses as saying.The pope’s blessing, Urbi et Orbi - to the city an...
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Coronavirus live news: Cases in Italy overtake China, US infections pass 100,000

Trump invokes Defence Protection Act; Syria introduces travel restrictions; The UK, Spain, Italy see biggest daily rise in deaths. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceItaly records 969 coronavirus deaths dashing hopes of turnaroundUS coronavirus – liveCovid-19 workers in Spain: ‘You can feel the fear in the air’See all our coronavirus coverage 12.34am GMT China’s National Health Commission said on Saturday that 54 new coronavirus cases were reported on the mainland on Fri...
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The FDA just okayed multiple 15-minute blood tests to screen for coronavirus, but there are caveats

On Thursday, the FDA amended their emergency policy around diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Following on a change made March 16, the agency opened the door for a number of specific private entities and labs to develop and distribute tests that can provide results on the spot in as little as 15 minutes – but there are some pretty big caveats to keep in mind as you hear about more of these coming to market. The tests, which are ‘serological,’ meaning t...
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China Nears Completion of First Commercial Walk-away Safe Nuclear Reactor

Twin HTR-PM reactors will drive a single 210 MWe turbine in China’s high-temperature pebble bed reactor. This new reactor could eventually be mostly factory mass-produced. The higher... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Control of anthropogenic atmospheric emissions can improve water quality in seas

A new HKU research highlighted the importance of reducing fossil fuel combustion not only to curb the trend of global warming, but also to improve the quality of China's coastal waters. The findings were recently published in the prestigious journal Environmental Science & Technology.
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Do not relax Covid-19 measures in Wuhan too soon, scientists warn

Lifting restrictions in March could lead to new peak of cases in August, study suggestsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRelaxing physical distancing and school closures in Wuhan too soon could fuel a second wave of Covid-19 infections later in the year, scientists have said.A study published in the Lancet suggests lifting restrictions in March would lead to a surge in case numbers that would peak in August. It predicts that maintaining the restrictions until April woul...
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