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US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

The sum of known coronavirus US cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses protested at shortages of scarce medical supplies ...

Russia prepares to shut all borders as coronavirus cases soar

Russia prepares to shut all borders as coronavirus cases soar

Russia will close all border crossings on March 30, the government said on Saturday, tightening restrictions after the country reported its biggest one-day rise in new coronavirus cases.

South African police arrest 55 people on first day of lockdown

South African police arrest 55 people on first day of lockdown

Fifty-five people were arrested on the first day of South Africa's coronavirus-induced lockdown, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Saturday, warning that those who violate the measure ...

Tech volunteers use 3D printers to make crucial virus masks

Tech volunteers use 3D printers to make crucial virus masks

3D printer owners across Britain have answered the call of health leaders by teaming up to produce thousands of face visors to protect medical workers from being infected with coronavirus.

S.Korean coronavirus test kit makers win US FDA pre-approval

S.Korean coronavirus test kit makers win US FDA pre-approval

Three Korean coronavirus test-kit makers have won preliminary approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for kits to be exported to the United States to help it battle

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

More than 551,800 people have been infected globally and nearly 24,900 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

Italy, Spain suffer record virus deaths as infection rate surges

Italy, Spain suffer record virus deaths as infection rate surges

Italy has logged a shocking spike in its already staggering coronavirus death toll, with officials warning the peak of the crisis was still days away, as the global infection rate surges relentlessly upwards.

Australia tightens social distancing rules to combat coronavirus

Australia tightens social distancing rules to combat coronavirus

Australia stepped up enforcement of social distancing rules on Saturday to contain community transmission of the novel coronavirus, implementing fines, closing beaches and threatening stricter measures if people defy pleas

Trump tells GM: Stop 'wasting time', build ventilators to address coronavirus

Trump tells GM: Stop 'wasting time', build ventilators to address coronavirus

US President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients

US lab unveils portable 5-minute Covid-19 test

US lab unveils portable 5-minute Covid-19 test

A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has Covid-19 in as little as five minutes, it said in a statement Friday.

Thailand reports 109 new coronavirus cases and one death

Thailand reports 109 new coronavirus cases and one death

Thailand reported 109 new coronavirus cases and one death, bringing the total to 1,245 infections and 6 deaths, the spokesman of the government's Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Saturday.

America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98

America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98

The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the US civil rights movement of the 1960s, died on Friday at age of 98, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change said in a twitter post.

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