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Coronavirus infections top 5 million worldwide

Paris, France | AFP | Global infections from the novel coronavirus passed five million on Thursday as the pandemic played out unevenly across the planet, with China eager to declare a victory, Europe tentatively emerging from its shell and deaths still rising in hotspots in Latin America. The grim milestone comes …

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WHO reports record virus cases as Trump mulls in-person G7

Washington, United States | AFP |  The World Health Organization has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, as US President Donald Trump proposed hosting world leaders for the annual G7 summit as a sign of “normalization.” The WHO said Wednesday that more than 106,000 virus cases had been reported …

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Trump blames Chinese ‘incompetence’ for ‘mass Worldwide killing’

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump again lashed out at China Wednesday over the coronavirus pandemic, blaming Beijing for “mass Worldwide killing.” The early morning tweet, which also referred to an unidentified “wacko in China,” was the latest heated rhetoric from the White House, where Trump is making attacks on Beijing …

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Coronavirus gives Trump big stage for pet medical theories

Washington, United States | AFP |  America, Dr Trump will see you now. While US President Donald Trump admits he’s not actually a doctor, he’s long been convinced of his scientific talents — and the coronavirus pandemic has given him the ultimate stage to test his theories. The Republican leader’s announcement …

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Russia denounces US attempts to ‘break’ WHO

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia on Tuesday denounced President Donald Trump’s threat to pull the United States out of the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “Yes, there are opportunities to improve it… and we are ready — as before — to play an active role in this work,” deputy …

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WHO faces virus probe after Trump ultimatum

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | World Health Organization member states agreed Tuesday to launch an investigation into its coronavirus response, after US President Donald Trump threatened to quit the UN agency and branded it a “puppet of China”. Trump has been locked in a bitter spat with Beijing, alleging it covered …

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WHO to review virus response as Trump renews attack

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP |  The World Health Organization said it would launch an independent review of its response to the coronavirus pandemic as US President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the global body, branding it a “puppet of China”. Washington is locked in an increasingly bitter spat with Beijing …

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Huge European rescue plans, vaccine hopes fuel virus optimism

Washington, United States | AFP |  A half-trillion-euro European fund laid out by France and Germany sparked optimism Monday about fighting economic fallout from the coronavirus, as did encouraging early results on vaccine research by a US biotech firm. Global markets surged as Europe pushed towards normality with major landmarks reopening …

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