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Brazil army report calls for isolation to slow coronavirus, contradicting Bolsonaro

Added: 07.04.2020 8:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

A report published by the Brazilian army's strategic studies center last week contradicts President Jair Bolsonaro by calling for widespread isolation to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially ratcheting up an already heated public debate within the government.

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UK PM Johnson is not on a ventilator but had oxygen support, minister says

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is not on a ventilator but has had some oxygen support and if his condition changes the government will make an official statement, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus: Thousands missed off government's 'high risk' list

Added: 07.04.2020 7:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

Transplant patients and people with lung diseases are among those who have been missed off the list.

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Government watchdog: Hospitals face severe shortages of medical gear, confusing guidance from government

Added: 07.04.2020 7:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

An internal government report found that one hospital was so short of thermometers it could screen staff and patients for coronavirus only at random.

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Brazil minister fires analyst who opposed unauthorized wood exports

Added: 07.04.2020 7:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles has dismissed a government analyst who opposed relaxing environmental review of wood exports, an official notice said on Monday, after thousands of shipments from the Amazon bypassed required approvals over the past year.

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Singapore proposes law to ensure safe elections during virus outbreak

Added: 07.04.2020 6:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Singapore government tabled a bill in parliament on Tuesday that sought to ensure that a general election could be held safely if called during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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[Ticker] UK PM in intensive care

Added: 07.04.2020 6:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

UK prime minister Boris Johnson was taken to intensive care at a hospital in London. The 55-year old Johnson was tested positive for the virus Covid-19 ten days ago. The BBC news reports he was given oxygen late Monday evening. "Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened," said a government statement.

UK PM Johnson in intensive care with worsening coronavirus symptoms

Added: 07.04.2020 5:58 | 12 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.

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Japan to announce coronavirus emergency, prepares near $1 trillion stimulus

Added: 07.04.2020 5:54 | 3 views | 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged that his government would do its utmost to protect people's lives as he prepared to declare a state of emergency on Tuesday to stem a worrying rise in new coronavirus infections in major population centres.

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