Wednesday, September 23

Tag: Communicable Diseases

‘We’re not hungry, we need masks’ says Australian doctor on coronavirus frontline

‘We’re not hungry, we need m ...

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian hospital workers on the coronavirus frontline say they daily receive letters of thanks, some people even bring them pizzas, but what they really need is proper respiratory face masks to replace faulty and homemade face shields. FILE PHOTO: A healthcare professional w... ...
Explainer: ‘Lockdown’, Japan-style: Pressure to conform, not penalties for non-compliance

Explainer: ‘Lockdown’, Japan ...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus, giving governors stronger legal authority to urge people to stay home and businesses to close. Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus d... ...
Italy starts to look ahead to ‘phase two’ as COVID-19 death toll slows

Italy starts to look ahead to ‘pha ...

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MILAN (Reuters) - Italy reported its lowest daily COVID-19 death toll for more than two weeks on Sunday as authorities began to look ahead to a second phase of the battle against the new coronavirus once the lockdown imposed almost a month ago is eventually eased. FILE PHOTO: A worker wearing pro... ...
Japan’s Abe unveils ‘massive’ coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP

Japan’s Abe unveils ‘massive ...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Monday to roll out an unprecedented economic stimulus package, equal to 20% of economic output, as his government vowed to take “all steps” to battle deepening fallout from the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows less than ...