SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Lockdowns in Brazil’s largest cities to slow the coronavirus outbreak are beginning to slip, according to new data this week seen and analyzed by Reuters, with more people leaving their homes as President Jair Bolsonaro continues to criticize the measures. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on while meeting supporters
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WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday (Apr 9) accused the World Health Organization of putting politics first by ignoring Taiwanese warnings over China’s coronavirus outbreak, laying out its case against the UN body. President Donald Trump has threatened to withhold US funding for the WHO, which is at the forefront of fighting the pandemic that
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) makes a statement about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) economic relief legislation from the Speakers Lobby of the U.S. Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the country’s smallest businesses need to
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has hit out at accusations from the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) that the democratic island’s government had instigated “racist attacks” in the international community. “I strongly protest the accusations today that Taiwan is instigating racist attacks in the international community,” Tsai said in a statement. “Taiwan has always
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Three cancer patients undergoing treatment at the Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) Hospital tested positive for Covid-19 after they came in contact with infected healthcare workers. The patients came in contact with DSCI healthcare staff who tested positive for Covid-19. All of the patients have been shifted to Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre
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SINGAPORE:A bubble tea shop became the first establishment to be fined for flouting safe distancing measures, while dozens of shops and businesses were shut as they were not supposed to open for business during the COVID-19 “circuit breaker” period. Playmade by 丸作 at Waterway Point was fined S$1,000 because it did not enforce safe distancing
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FILE PHOTO: James P. Gorman, chairman & CEO of Morgan Stanley, testifies before a House Financial Services Committeeon Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley’s (MS.N) Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said he has fully recovered from the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, according to a
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Ukrainian photographer Kate Kondratieva uses her smartphone to take pictures of a dancer Alina Kobyliak as screenshots via video call in the kitchen of her apartment, during a partial lockdown imposed by authorities to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kiev, Ukraine April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev photographer
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FILE PHOTO: A U.S. hypermarket chain Costco Wholesale Corp store is pictured in Shanghai, China August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. retail giant Costco (COST.O) will open a new store in China’s eastern city of Suzhou, near Shanghai, state media reported on Thursday. Costco’s subsidiary in Suzhou on Thursday bought a piece
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