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Coronavirus: Prince Charles says its distressing time for nation as UK sees deadliest day with 563 deaths   5%

Britain’s Prince Charles, who has recovered after testing positive for coronavirus, praised the selfless devotion of health care workers on Wednesday and said it was a strange and distressing time for the nation.Heir-to-the-throne Charles, 71, came out of self-isolation on Monday after suffering what he said were “luckily … relatively mild symptoms” and his office said he was now in good health.Britain is in a state of virtual lockdown, with the public told they must stay at home other than for…

Iranian Olympic discus medalist Ehsan Hadadi tests positive for coronavirus   15%

Ehsan Hadadi, Iran’s first Olympic track and field medalist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday.Hadadi, the Asian discus champion who became a national hero when

Coronavirus: tiger at New Yorks Bronx Zoo tests positive   14%

A tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the US or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said on Sunday.Nadia, the Malayan tiger that tested positive, had developed a dry cough but is expected to recover, the Wildlife Conservation Society, which manages the zoo, said in a statement.The four-year-old female and six other tigers and lions that have also fallen ill, are believed to…

Netanyahu, just out of isolation, goes back in after health minister tests positive for Covid-19   11%

On Wednesday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended his self-isolation period, but now he has to go back into quarantine after another senior official tested positive for Covid-19.
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CNN's Brooke Baldwin tests positive for the coronavirus   22%

CNN's daytime news host Brooke Baldwin says she's tested positive for the coronavirus

Indian Health Service, rural areas to have priority access to rapid coronavirus tests   -30%

“These are new tests, and we have prioritized the groups that we think have the least access to testing now,” Deborah Birx said.

Israeli army to provide aid to ultra-Orthodox city under coronavirus closure   8%

Entry to and exit from Bnei Brak limited ■ Health Minister Litzman tests positive, prompting Netanyahu, Mossad chief to enter quarantine ■ Israel registers 38 coronavirus deaths as cases pass 7,000 ■ West Bank cases near 150

As Singapore heads towards coronavirus tipping point, what would Lee Kuan Yew have done?   10%

In a perverse sort of way, Covid-19 is a godsend for the Singapore government. Its slow-motion and calibrated approach to cushioning the unimaginable health and economic crisis has earned it respect and praise the world over. Politically, it has raised the stock of the prime minister, who appeared at strategic points to talk to Singaporeans, and the leaders who will run the country after the coming elections. An analysis of its rule book since the first person tested positive for the virus on…

The next coronavirus hot spots are in states that arent testing enough   -30%

Testing blind spots will make it harder to slow the spread of disease.

UPDATE 1-CVS ramps up drive-through coronavirus testing sites with faster kits   25%

CVS Health Corp, called on by the Trump administration last month to help test Americans for infections from the new coronavirus, said it was launching two offsite testing locations with Abbott Laboratories' faster diagnostic kit and would be able to handle 1,000 tests per day.

F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.   -2%

Such a test may help scientists learn how widespread the infection is, and how long people remain immune after recovering.

England opener Dom Sibley feared he wasnt good enough after doubting Test credentials in South Africa  

Sibley was the 2019 County Championship top runscorer but struggled at the start of his Test career in South Africa that led him to question whether he would cut the grade

Coronavirus: Can the UK do 100,000 tests a day?  

The government has pledged to increase daily testing tenfold by the end of the month.

Coronavirus: Italian city summons at-risk citizens for drive-through virus testing, taking leaf from US, South Korea  

A city in Italy is asking its highest-risk residents to undergo drive-through coronavirus testing, as cases continue surging in the worst-affected country in Europe.“In South Korea, people volunteered to be tested, but here it works differently: those who need to be tested are called in,” said the pop-up centre’s nursing coordinator Calogero Volante. “Only those who are summoned can come.”It is a trial run in a country desperately looking for some way out of its worst crisis since World War II…

Netanyahu accidentally shares clip of Pandemic series as proof of Iranian coronavirus cover-up   22%

Comes as Israel's health minister Yaakov Litzman tests positive for Covid-19

Iran develops homegrown AI software to speed up coronavirus tests   -45%

Tehran has unveiled new artificial intelligence software to speed up detection of the Covid-19 virus. With US sanctions restricting access to testing kits, necessity forced one of the region's hardest-hit countries to innovate.
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Coronavirus surfaces in Greek migrant camp   5%

Greece has quarantined a migrant camp near Athens after residents tested positive. The EU is now warning of a spread to other overcrowded Greek island camps.

Iraqi Shi'ites test positive for coronavirus after pilgrimage to Syria   7%

Some Shi’ite pilgrims returning to Iraq from Syria have tested positive forcoronavirus, raising concern that such pilgrim travel could be a source for a larger spread of the disease around the country, a senior Iraqi official and health officials said on Sunday.

British PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms   11%

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus, although his office

Peloton cancels live classes for April after employee contracts coronavirus   18%

Peloton is suspending its live video classes for the rest of April after an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: What's young people's risk?   16%

A 13-year-old boy in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus has died. Are young people at risk?

Boris Johnson Hospitalized as Queen Urges British Resolve in Face of Epidemic   30%

Soon after Queen Elizabeth’s rare speech, the government said the prime minister, who is infected with coronavirus, had been admitted for tests.

Coronavirus vaccine: When to expect it?   33%

"The vaccine has progressed into animal testing in the US and, once we confirm it is safe and effective, will then be advanced into human trials,” says Professor Petrovsky, highly stressing that expectations shouldn’t be elevated until all testing is completed.

Criminal blockade: Cuba outraged as delivery of Covid-19 aid from Alibaba chief aborted at the last minute due to US sanctions   -20%

Cuba has slammed the US’ “criminal blockade” of the country after the embargo stood in the way of the delivery of Covid-19 test kits and ventilators donated by Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma.
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Boris Johnson in hospital with persistent COVID-19 symptoms but still working   35%

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital undergoing tests on Monday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms for more than 10 days, but the government said he was in good spirits and still in charge.

Coronavirus: CDC begins retroactive testing to detect undiagnosed Covid-19 cases  

Agency to carry out testing on residents who remained un-symptomatic in Covid-19 hotspots

Over 600 health workers contracted COVID-19   22%

More than 600 health workers, who are battling on the frontline against the coronavirus pandemic, have test positive for the coronavirus, Milliyet newspaper has reported.

U.K. PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital as 'precautionary step'   11%

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

Incarcerated Florida rapper YNW Melly says he has tested positive for coronavirus   -5%

YNW Melly, the South Florida rapper who remains behind bars in Broward County jail on double murder charges, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The “Mixed Personalities” artist shared … Click to Continue »

Getting a Coronavirus Test: What is the Experience?   50%

Here are some of the experiences and bits of advice from those who have been able to get tested.

2nd Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputy dies of coronavirus   22%

Deputy Dean Sevard died of COVID-19 around 4 p.m. April 3 after testing positive March 23.


At least 100 test positive for coronavirus in Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood  

Local clinic had administered 1,000 tests for the virus, according to a healthcare official

Employees at 6 Amazon facilities in Southern California have tested positive for coronavirus   22%

Coronavirus: Amazon workers at 6 Southland facilities test positive

Audio comfort in times of need   50%

How I rekindled my love of CDs while testing a new Cambridge and ELAC home hi-fi system.

India: Man lynched after reporting migrant workers to authorities over coronavirus fears  

Bablu Kumar had called a government helpline saying two men in his village had not received proper testing or quarantine orders after returning to state from virus-hit Maharashtra

Coronavirus: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson arrive home in LA after recovering from Covid-19   22%

Couple were treated in Australia after testing positive for the virus