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Has WHO Advised Against Isolation & Social Distancing? Not Really!

A message on several social media platforms claims that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised against isolation, quarantine and ...
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Philippines COVID tally exceeds 1 lakh

Manila, Aug 2 (UNI) Philippines's COVID-19 tally exceeded the one lakh mark on Sunday, as record 5,032 new infections were ...
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Tanzania bans Kenya Airways from flying into country

Tanzania has banned Kenya's national carrier from flying into the country, the latest move in a deepening row between the ...
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TikTok countdown: Trump to give Chinese owner 45 days to sell app

United States President Donald Trump has agreed to give China's ByteDance 45 days to negotiate a sale of popular short-video ...
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Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

In December 2019, the coronavirus was seemingly confined to China. But, a few weeks later, the virus, which causes the ...
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As Philippines fights coronavirus, some fear police involvement

Critics draw parallels with deadly drug war approach, with armed officers in camouflage gear enforcing lockdown. At the peak of ...
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Philippines: Deadliest country in Asia for land defenders

A total of 43 defenders were killed in the archipelago, compared with 30 in 2018, Global Witness said in a ...
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Oman extends Eid Al Adha 2020 holiday

The decision comes based on the directives of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik. Oman has extended Eid Al Adha ...
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Coronavirus: Kuwait reports 684 new Covid-19 cases

With this, a total of 63,309 cases have been reported in the country, while total recoveries are at 52,915. The ...
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Thousands Crammed Into Philippines Stadium After Covid Evacuation Fails

Manila: Thousands of Filipinos were crammed into a baseball stadium in Manila on Saturday, breaking social distancing rules despite coronavirus ...
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