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Thursday, 16 July 2020 17:34 WIB

The United States shattered its own record Wednesday for the most reported COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period “ 67,600 according to Johns Hopkins University. With nearly 3.5 million confirmed cases and more than 137,358 deaths, the United States leads the world in both counts. Brazil trails the U.S. with some 1.9 million confirmed cases and 75,366 deaths. States that had been easing lockdowns and restrictions are starting to reimpose them as health officials blame the coronavirus resurgence on people who refuse to wear masks or ignore social distancing rules. The country™s two largest...

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Court Rules Against Planned Sydney Protest Due to Virus Fear
Friday, 5 June 2020 23:41 WIB | Global

An Australian court sided with police in ruling Friday that a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Sydney poses too much risk for spreading the coronavirus and cannot be held. Thousands of people were expected to rally in Australia's largest city on Saturday afternoon to honor George Floyd and to protest against the deaths of indigenous Australians in custody. But New South Wales state Supreme Court Justice Des Fagan ruled the rally was not an authorized public assembly. Fagan said he understood the rally was designed to coincide with similar events in other countries. "I don't diminish...

Lancet Retracts Study on Safety of Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus
Friday, 5 June 2020 17:46 WIB | Global

Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that's been widely questioned by other scientists. Thursday's retraction in the journal Lancet involved a May 22 report on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown. The study leaders also retracted an earlier report that used the same company's database on blood pressure drugs published by...

Chile Records Largest Single-Day COVID-19 Death Total Since Outbreak Began
Friday, 5 June 2020 09:40 WIB | Global

Authorities say Chile, which has one of the highest totals for coronavirus cases in Latin America, confirmed 87 deaths from the virus in one day Wednesday, the largest single-day spike since the outbreak began more than two months ago. A surge in coronavirus cases in Chile has overwhelmed the country's healthcare system. The increase in cases and deaths prompted authorities to extend a quarantine in Santiago for a fourth week. So far, Chile has confirmed more than 113,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 1,200 deaths. Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Haiti, Argentina and Bolivia...

Hong Kong Legislature Passes Controversial National Anthem Law
Thursday, 4 June 2020 23:26 WIB | Global

Hong Kong's legislature Thursday passed a controversial law to forbid ridicule of the Chinese national anthem amid widespread opposition. The move came on the 31st anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement, with activists defying a police ban to hold commemorations in a downtown park where a mass gathering has been held for 30 years. The national anthem law passed shortly before 5 p.m. local time, with 41 voting for it and 1 voting against it, after pro-democracy lawmakers were ejected for staging a noisy protest.  The law was passed quickly among largely...

Doctors Kept Close Eye on Trump's Use of Malaria Drug
Thursday, 4 June 2020 18:52 WIB | Global

The White House medical team kept a close eye on President Donald Trump's heart rhythms, including at least one electrocardiogram, to watch for potential side effects when he took a two-week course of a malaria drug to try to prevent the coronavirus, his doctor reported Wednesday. "The President completed the regimen safely and without side effects," Dr. Sean Conley wrote in a report on Trump's latest physical and his treatment with hydroxychloroquine. Overall, Conley said, Trump showed little change in basic health measurements from 16 months ago. On the negative side, he gained a pound....

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