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By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Singapore to tag visitors with electronic monitoring devices to ensure Covid-19 quarantine compliance

New arrivals to Singapore won’t necessarily have to quarantine at a government facility during the pandemic – some, including residents, will receive an electronic monitoring device that will alert authorities More...

By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Scottish government prepares to reopen schools as new COVID-19 spikes emerge

The government intends to re-open all primary and secondary schools by August 18, despite COVID-19 outbreaks in call centres, distribution centres, pubs and care homes. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Over half of young people fear Covid-19 has ‘stolen’ their futures

More than half of new graduates and school leavers fear Covid-19 has “stolen” their futures. Two-thirds of 16 to 24-year-olds – or those defined as Generation Z – feel like they will pay More...

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There might never be a ‘silver bullet’ for Covid-19, WHO chief warns

The World Health Organization has warned that, despite high hopes from ongoing vaccine-development efforts, there might never be a “silver bullet” to put an end to the Covid-19 virus. According to The WHO’s More...

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Shorter weeks and longer holidays: How Covid-19 could transform our working lives

The ground work has been laid for a shorter working week, shorter and flexible shifts, longer holidays, a better work-life balance and stronger parental leave as a result of the shift in work patterns that has come More...

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‘Totally unacceptable’: Mayor Khan tears into PM Johnson for leaving him out of London’s Covid-19 second wave planning

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has hit out at PM Boris Johnson for not including him in the UK government’s contingency planning in the event that the city sees a second wave of Covid-19. Proposals include “sealing More...

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Denmark Registers Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in Two Months, Mostly Among Immigrants

Immigrants, who make up 14 percent of the Danish population, have accounted for 59 percent of the new COVID-19 cases during week 30. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking News & Top Stories  More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Ford Dearborn Truck Plant workers launch rank-and-file safety committee to save lives amid COVID-19 pandemic

The committee has appealed to its 5,000 co-workers, who build F-150 pickup trucks, to prepare joint action to fight the coronavirus and save lives. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Scientists Research Transmission of Covid-19 Between Animals and Humans After Mink Farm Outbreaks

During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, it was believed that the virus was transmitted to humans from bats, and then spread from person to person but this has never been proven. Scientists are now researching More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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India’s interior minister hospitalized after testing positive for Covid-19

India’s Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah has confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to hospital for treatment. Shah said on Twitter that he decided to get tested after showing More...