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Covid19 NEWS

Welcome to the NEWS section of Covid-19 Resource Center. In the era of misinformation and rumers, this is a place to get up-to-date NEWS from the world's top trusted sources and stay away from fake news. Click on a title to read the complete story.

The Guardians

Published on Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:20

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

Residents in Manila will see their lockdown – one of the toughest and longest in the world – ease from Monday, despite the Philippines seeing its biggest spike in coronavirus cases on Thursday. The Philippines reported 539 infections on Thursday, its highest ever daily tally, to make a total of 15,588. It has recorded 921 deaths. “For me, this does not look bad,” Duterte said in a late-night televised address, citing what he described as the country’s low mortality rate. His health minister, Francisco Duque, said 90% of the country’s Covid-19 cases were “mild”.

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Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:27

Covid-19 has spread around the planet, sending billions of people into lockdown as health services struggle to cope. Find out where the virus has spread, and where it has been most deadly

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Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 21:26

UN research shows strong systems can reduce public fear and minimise workplace disruption

An effective track-and-trace system to prevent a second coronavirus peak will not only save lives, it could reduce the number of working hours lost to illness by as much as 50%, according to a major global study.

The International Labour Organisation said the effective testing and tracing of infections was essential if employers wanted staff to return to work and for them to stay healthy.

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Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 18:59

Your questions answered based on current knowledge and the latest research from scientists

That remains unclear. A key question is whether antibodies produced by the body following an infection with the coronavirus provide some level of immunity, and if so, for how long.

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Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 15:24

Amid a fast-moving global news story our expert correspondents put a week’s coronavirus developments in context

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information on coronavirus? Help is at hand. Our journalists will explain the week’s events and give you some facts you can count on, even in this constantly changing situation.

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United Nations

Published on Friday, May 29, 2020 - 00:51

Some 14 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean could experience severe food insecurity this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to projections released on Thursday by the World Food Programme (WFP).

Published on Friday, May 29, 2020 - 00:25

 The global coronavirus pandemic is testing the multilateral system like never before and the Security Council must stop the “infighting”, and step up to the challenge, the European Union’s foreign policy chief told the 15-member body on Thursday.

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 22:46

Unless countries across the world act together now, the COVID-19 pandemic will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday at a virtual high-level meeting on financing for development.

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 21:55

UN agencies and their global partners are seeking $2.41 billion to fight COVID-19 spread in Yemen while continuing to support millions affected by the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 01:29

A new foundation launched on Wednesday will generate funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners by tapping non-traditional sources, including the public.