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Wednesday, 1 April 2020 16:36 WIB

After testing negative twice in a row, a coronavirus patient in Wuhan ” the former epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak ” was discharged recently from one of China™s mobile hospital units.  But her celebration of freedom had barely begun before she got a call from the local health authority who told her the last test she took before leaving the hospital was positive. œI had to go back to the hospital immediately, the patient said on Weibo, China™s Twitter-like platform. œMy residential compound is under lockdown again. As China releases more patients who have...

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Iran Gets Medical Aid Through US Sanctions Workaround
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 00:01 WIB | Global

Germany, Britain and France have facilitated exports of medical goods to Iran in the first use of a mechanism designed to get around U.S. sanctions, Germany said Tuesday. A German Foreign Ministry statement Tuesday did not specify what type of medical supplies were involved, nor any companies that were part of the action. It said now that the system had been used successfully, the two sides would "work on more transactions." Iran and a group of five world powers signed a deal in 2015 that restricted Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. After the United States withdrew...

Singapore's High Court Dismisses Bid to Overturn Criminalizing Gay Sex
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:24 WIB | Global

Asias LGBTQ+ community suffered a setback Monday after Singapores high court dismissed multiple challenges to overturn a colonial law criminalizing gay sex. Though polls have shown most Singaporeans do not accept homosexuality, there is widespread tolerance in the country. But conservatives pushed back, campaigning vigorously for Section 377A to remain. Though rarely enforced, 377A bans men from any act of gross indecency with another male. It is punishable by up to two years in prison.  Efforts to overturn the law and prove it is unconstitutional were led by a retired doctor,...

UK's Prince Charles, 71, Out of Self-Isolation, in Good Health
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 00:25 WIB | Global

British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who had tested positive for coronavirus, is out of self-isolation after seven days and is in good health, his spokesman said on Monday. Last week, his Clarence House office revealed that Charles, 71, had been tested after displaying mild symptoms of the virus and had been in self-isolation at his Birkhall home in Scotland where he had continued to work. After consultation with his doctor, he is now out of self-isolation, Clarence House said. He will resume meetings and take exercise in accordance with government and medical guidelines. However,...

Britain on Emergency Footing for First Time Since WWII
Monday, 30 March 2020 17:03 WIB | Global

Britain is on an emergency footing for the first time since World War II. The move means the British government is setting up what it calls strategic coordination centers across the U.K. to distribute supplies to citizens to help combat the coronavirus outbreak.  There are more than 22,000 British confirmed cases of coronavirus “ Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles are among them. More than 1,200 have died. The government's deputy chief medical officer says the lockdown could last as long as six months but says if people do as they're told and conditions improve, the...

US Health Expert: Coronavirus Could Kill 100,000 in US
Monday, 30 March 2020 11:32 WIB | Global

The top U.S. government infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, predicted Sunday that 100,000 or more Americans could die from the coronavirus pandemic, 50 times the current death toll. Fauci told CNN that the U.S. could have œmillions of cases of COVID-19, a vast spread of the pandemic in the country, where officials now officially count 124,000 confirmed cases and 2,100 deaths, although both figures are rapidly increasing by the day. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Thomas Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security...

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