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Spain reports suspected imported coronavirus cases from US

With more than 27,000 deaths and nearly 238,000 confirmed cases of the virus, Spain is among Europe’s worst-hit nations. Source

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Trump to terminate US relationship with World Health Organisation over coronavirus

The US President said the WHO had essentially become a puppet organisation of China, and announced he was terminating the US relationship with the body….

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Coronavirus is launching us into a new era of poverty, turmoil and conflict

Today’s lockdowns do seem to mark the transition from one age to another, but not to the imagined bright new dawn. Source

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Oona Chaplin hosts stars and tribal leaders for Amazon coronavirus fundraiser

‘There are indigenous groups living in border areas who have between 40 to 80 people. They could disappear forever.’ Source

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Despite coronavirus crisis, China flexes muscles on India border

A recent flare-up along the “line of actual control” on the unofficial border between China and India prompted Trump to describe the dispute as ‘raging’….

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EU, Japan roll out trillions in coronavirus recovery funds

Virtually every country has broken the EU’s deficit limit while spending to keep health care systems, businesses and jobs alive. Source

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Coronavirus threatens China’s Belt and Road loans

China lent billions to poor countries. As the world economy reels, countries are increasingly telling Beijing they can’t pay the money back. Source

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How Wuhan is testing 6.5 million people for coronavirus in days

Laboratories went from processing around 46,000 tests a day, on average, before the drive, to as many as 1.47 million tests on Friday. Source

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Coronavirus restrictions cloud Republican National Convention plans

Two GOP governors are offering up their states to host the convention after Trump threatened to pull the event from North Carolina. Source

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‘Openness’: WHO renews praise for China’s coronavirus response

Dr Michael Ryan said the UN health agency and many governments are eager to understand the animal origins of the virus. Source

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