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Coronavirus creeps along East Africa’s trucking corridors

Nairobi (AFP) - Every day hundreds of trucks fan out from East Africa's main ports in Kenya and Tanzania carrying cargo to the landlocked hinterland, and fears are rising they are becoming a major vector for the coronavirus.Their drivers gather at truckstops, weighbridges and customs points, socialising at lodges, restaurants and with sex workers who…

‘Evergreen Chamarajanagar’ initiative keeps district free of COVID-19

In a bid to stay ahead of the COVID-19 curve and ensure that not a single positive case is reported from the district, the local authorities have launched an ‘Evergreen Chamarajanagar’ initiative.This entails vesting the public with individual responsibility to ensure social distancing and high level of hygiene in both private and public places. As…

Relationship Turmoil or The Saving Grace of COVID-19

March 19th marked the first orders in the United States to shelter in place. Implemented in California, and later in most states, this mandate has marked the beginning of an incredibly traumatic six-week spiral for many. But let’s talk about why.  For those with anxiety, the tolls associated with the coronavirus have hit hard because anxiety has historically revolved…

India looks to ease lockdown even as coronavirus infections jump

By Sanjeev Miglani and Alasdair PalNEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday the country would look to ease a nearly seven-week lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus, despite also reporting its biggest single-day jump in cases.Modi has faced increasing calls to end his government's stringent lockdown…

South Korea recorded a new spike in COVID-19 cases after a man attended three night clubs in the capital’s gay district. Now the local...

coronavirus cases has linked to a 29-year-old man who visited nightclubs in the gay district of the capital.As of May 9, the country confirmed 18 new coronavirus cases — the first time in five days that the number jumped above 10.But local news reports have focused on details about the outbreak occurring in the gay…

Qatar’s COVID-19 tracker could’ve exposed the data of over 1M users

Who woulda thunk it? It turns out Qatar’s coronavirus contact tracing app, which the country made compulsory to install for residents last week, has glaring security holes. Amnesty‘s Security Labs found a critical vulnerability in the software — dubbed Ehteraz — which would have allowed attackers to obtain tons of highly sensitive personal information, including the…

COVID-19 explainer: Here’s what we’ve learned about the coronavirus so far

Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakWhat is a coronavirus?Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can cause a range of symptoms including a runny nose, cough, sore throat and fever. Some are mild, such as the common cold, while others are more likely to lead to pneumonia. They're usually spread through direct contact with an…

WATCH LIVE | Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 virus

The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak continues to upend life around the world. President Trump has downplayed the dangers of the pandemic, pressing that some Americans could return to work despite the advice of health experts. More than 1 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the United States.The Post’s Libby Casey, joined by reporters Joel…

As cases spike, Kejriwal offers reassurance: ‘Don’t be afraid, many being cured of virus’

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 24, 2020 5:13:45 am Delhi recorded 591 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday. (Photo: Amit Mehra)As Covid-19 cases in the city continue to rise, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said there was no need to be afraid of the disease and that several people were being…

The Coronavirus Generation Will Use Language Differently

Contributing writer at The Atlantic and professor at Columbia University Sebastian Scheiner / APFor language buffs, COVID-19 is a potential sci-fi plot. Think: Millions of families go inside for months—what will they all sound like when they come out? After all, Latin became French when Latin speakers in France spoke more with one another than…

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