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WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation

WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation

WhatsApp on Tuesday placed new limits on message forwarding as part of an effort to curb the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.

Spain daily virus death toll spikes to 743 after drop

Spain daily virus death toll spikes to 743 after drop

Spain's daily coronavirus death toll shot up to 743 on Tuesday after falling for four straight days, bringing the total to 13,798, the health ministry said.

WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early

WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has no blanket recommendation for countries and regions for easing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

EU ministers likely to agree half a trillion-euro coronavirus rescue

EU ministers likely to agree half a trillion-euro coronavirus rescue

Euro zone finance ministers hope to agree on Tuesday on half a trillion euros worth of economic aid to finance recovery from the coronavirus epidemic ...

Oman reports 40 new cases of coronavirus, 67 recoveries

Oman reports 40 new cases of coronavirus, 67 recoveries

The Omani Ministry of Health reported 40 new positive cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Sultanate, bringing the total of infections to 371 with two deaths.

Japan to announce coronavirus emergency, prepares near $1 trillion stimulus

Japan to announce coronavirus emergency, prepares near $1 trillion stimulus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday unveiled plans for a stimulus package he described as among the world's biggest as he prepared to declare a state of emergency ...

UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after Covid-19 symptoms worsened

UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after Covid-19 symptoms worsened

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.

Kuwait announces 109 new coronavirus cases

Kuwait announces 109 new coronavirus cases

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced Monday that 109 people were infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 665.

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

Undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and trafficking victims worldwide should be granted access to healthcare and welfare - regardless of their legal status ...

Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

India, like a lot of countries plunged into crisis by the pandemic, is struggling to ramp up testing for the coronavirus, but in few places would the odds of containing the disease ...

Bronx zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

Bronx zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the institution said Sunday, and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time.

Oman reports 33 new coronavirus cases, 61 recoveries

Oman reports 33 new coronavirus cases, 61 recoveries

The Ministry of Health in the Sultanate of Oman announced Monday the registration of 33 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Sultanate to 331.