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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson opens the Hidden Harms Summit via Zoom from the White Room of 10 Downing Street during COVID-19 in London, Britain May 21, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will next week update the public on the coronavirus crisis as
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson applauds outside 10 Downing Street during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will next week update the public on
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BURNLEY, England (Reuters) – For Reuters photographer Hannah McKay, a recent trip to take pictures at a hospital in northern England required the kind of planning more typical of a foreign assignment. Neonatal Nurse Kirsty Hartley carries newborn Theo Anderson, who was born prematurely, to his mother Kirsty Anderson, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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(Reuters) – The drive-in movie, dismissed by many as a relic of an earlier time in America, is making a comeback as entertainment seemingly designed for the coronavirus era. People leave after watching a movie at a drive-in theatre while keeping social distancing following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
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FILE PHOTO: Passengers embark from a train at a station, after the Thai government eased isolation measures, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bangkok, Thailand May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Saturday reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the country’s total to 3,040 confirmed cases
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FILE PHOTO: A nurse shows a pill of hydroxychloroquine, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 23, 2020. REUTERS/Diego Vara WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has treated 1,300 coronavirus patients with the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which a study has tied
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FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo (Reuters) – The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19,
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(Reuters) – The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) is eliminating 51 jobs and furloughing 33 employees in a bid to reduce expenses by 10-20% over the next four years as it faces tough financial times due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks with Sarah Hirshland, CEO of
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FILE PHOTO: gency service ambulances are seen at the Aintree University Hospital before the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Liverpool, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should have learned more from other countries who were tackling coronavirus outbreaks
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) wears a mask while participating in the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, in Washington, U.S., May 12, 2020. Win McNamee/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Negotiators in the U.S. Senate reached agreement on Thursday on legislation that would
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Coronavirus patient George Gilbert, 85 who is part of the TACTIC-R trial, is treated at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge, Britain May 21, 2020. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 351 to 36,393 as of 1600 GMT on May 21, the health ministry
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters following a closed Senate Republican policy lunch meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell
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FILE PHOTO: People are seen on a polluted day in central Beijing, China March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Friday it will continue to strengthen anti-pollution controls and meet its environmental targets for 2020, but warned that the coronavirus pandemic would weigh on energy intensity goals. “By maintaining the
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters following a closed Senate Republican policy lunch meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell
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FILE PHOTO: Workers of a funeral parlour, wearing protective clothing, are pictured after removing the body of Valnir Mendes da Silva, 62, from a sidewalk of Arara community, where he died after residents requested help from the emergency service as he was suffering from breathing problems, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de
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FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a supermarket, as the Italian island of Sicily tightens measures to try and contain the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Catania, Italy, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello/File Photo PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) – Sicily’s coronavirus emergency coordinator was arrested along with nine other people on Thursday on suspicion of
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