Tag: outbreak

New Covid-19 outbreak: Chinese city rushing to build massive quarantine facility

Beijing -- As China's Shijiazhuang city aims to curb a growing Covid-19 outbreak, construction crews are working round the clock to build thousands of...

Over half a million under lockdown as Beijing outbreak spreads

More than half a million people were placed under lockdown in Beijing on Monday as the government imposed strict measures to stamp out a...
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Hospital staff ‘truly exhausted,’ says Texas doctor in viral hug photo

by Mark FELIX with Sarah Titterton in Washington Through multiple masks, a face shield and a protective suit he likens to those worn by...
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Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

by Chris Stein Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not...
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US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary...
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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...

“No bug deal,” netizens dismiss video of bag of rice with rice weevils

Singaporeans have been reminded to check goods before purchasing them after a video of a bag of rice containing tiny insects has circulated the...

Experts: Excessive use of hand sanitisers can weaken body’s natural defense against pathogens

Experts have warned that sanitising hands too frequently can actually raise the risk of infection as doing so breaks down the skin's natural protective...

“We still have a small window” Lim Tean urges PAP to change course of...

People's Voice founder Lim Tean has encouraged Singapore to adjust its response to the Covid-19 outbreak following the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s declaration in...

NTU, NUS expel 2 foreign students for breaking 14-day Covid-19 orders

Singapore -- Two universities here have expelled a foreign student each for not complying with measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. In the latest...
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