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COVID-19: Immunity to coronaviruses may only last just six months, says new study

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COVID-19: Immunity to coronaviruses may only last just six months, says new study

A lab technician holds a bottle containing results for COVID-19 vaccine testing at Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University on May 23, 2020.   –   Copyright  AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit       Immunity to reinfection from human coronaviruses may last only lasts six months, according to a study from the University of Amsterdam. It casts doubt over the practicality of introducing “immunity passports”, […]

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Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar losses Analysts say departure a major setback for Haftar, depriving LNA of its most potent foreign fighting force near Tripoli.

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Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar losses Analysts say departure a major setback for Haftar, depriving LNA of its most potent foreign fighting force near Tripoli.

People gather in Martyrs Square in Tripoli to inspect a Russian-made air defense system used by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militias, captured by LNA. [Hazem Turkia/Anadolu] Russian fighters in Libya were flown out to a town south of Tripoli by their eastern-based allies after retreating from front lines at the capital, Tripoli, according to a local […]

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US official renews calls for NK to abandon nukes after its party meeting on nuke deterrence

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US official renews calls for NK to abandon nukes after its party meeting on nuke deterrence

US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien (AP-Yonhap) WASHINGTON — US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien renewed calls Sunday for North Korea to give up its nuclear program if it wants to have a “great economy,” after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a key party meeting to discuss bolstering nuclear deterrence. In his first public […]

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Turkey’s success in health care could reshape country’s future, World Bank official says

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Turkey’s success in health care could reshape country’s future, World Bank official says

AA Photo  During the coronavirus crisis, Turkey – compared to more advanced countries – appeared to have an excellent health care system, with almost no capacity problems in its hospitals, or a lack of health care workers and medical equipment. Yet, in order to prepare itself to face another possible crisis, the country has been […]

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Fury at Boris Johnson as he defends Dominic Cummings over ‘lockdown breach’

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Fury at Boris Johnson as he defends Dominic Cummings over ‘lockdown breach’

The prime minister insisted his top aide did nothing wrong (Picture: PA) Boris Johnson is facing a growing backlash after using Sunday’s daily press conference to defend Dominic Cummings. The Prime Minister said he had ‘acted responsibly, legally and with integrity’ and that ‘any parent would frankly understand what he did’. But Tory backbenchers tore […]

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Trump bans travel from Brazil to US due to Covid-19

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Trump bans travel from Brazil to US due to Covid-19

People are seen at the President Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brasilia, Brazil May 24, 2020. © REUTERS/Adriano Machado President Donald Trump on Sunday suspended travel from Brazil, which has emerged as a major new hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said.  Non-Americans who have been […]

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Brazil Breaks Record and Records 1,188 New Deaths from Coronavirus; Total Exceeds 20 thousand Confirmed cases total 310,087, according to data released on Thursday by the Ministry of Health

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Brazil Breaks Record and Records 1,188 New Deaths from Coronavirus; Total Exceeds 20 thousand Confirmed cases total 310,087, according to data released on Thursday by the Ministry of Health

Anhembi Field Hospital (Foto: Mathilde Missioneiro/Folhapress) – Folhapress BRASÍLIA Brazil broke a record and registered 1,188 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health this Thursday (21). The total number of deaths exceeds 20 thousand. The previous record was 1,179, on Tuesday (19), when the number reflected an accumulated figure […]

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Eid 2020: Coronavirus dampens festivities as Muslims mark end of Ramadan amid curfews, lockdowns

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Eid 2020: Coronavirus dampens festivities as Muslims mark end of Ramadan amid curfews, lockdowns

An imam attends Eid al-Fitr prayers, at the Grand Mosque, Pristina, Kosova, May 24, 2020. (AFP Photo)  Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Ramadan Bayram, also known as Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the holy month of fasting, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed […]

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Water cannon deployed to disperse protesters in Causeway Bay

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Water cannon deployed to disperse protesters in Causeway Bay

Water cannon vehicle in Causeway Bay Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Causeway Bay to voice against the Beijing’s security law proposal for Hong Kong in the biggest scale since the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands gathered outside Sogo department store and walked towards Wan Chai at about 1pm, defying police warning about their illegal assembly. […]

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HK national security law ‘almost ready to be enacted’

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HK national security law ‘almost ready to be enacted’

Wang Chen, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), speaks at the opening meeting of the third session of the 13th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 22, 2020. Photo: Xinhua Central govt to focus on intelligence work, counter-terrorism After a draft […]

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