Health

PM Johnson is doing well, expected back at his office shortly – minister

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news conference inside 10 Downing Street, London, Britain March 19, 2020. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS Prime Minister Boris Johnson is “doing well” and is expected to be back at his office shortly, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Monday after the

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

In this Thursday, April 2, 2020 handout photo provided by 10 Downing Street, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson claps outside 11 Downing Street to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative to applaud workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital

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British health minister denies clash with finance chief over lockdown strategy

Britain’s Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock and Britain’s Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak leave Downing Street in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday denied there was any disagreement with Finance Minister Rishi Sunak about when lockdown restrictions to fight the coronavirus could be

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Turkey’s coronavirus death toll rises to 501, tougher measures implemented – live blog

Seventy-six patients have died in Turkey after contracting COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Saturday, raising the country’s death toll to 501. Another 3,013 new cases in Turkey have been diagnosed out of the 19,664 tests administered in the previous 24 hours, Koca said. Turkey’s total confirmed number

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Birmingham Imam delivers strong message to city youngsters not to gather in city parks

© Birmingham Mail Sheikh Mohammed Aslam A Birmingham Imam is urging youngsters to stay at home to protect the lives of their elders. Sheikh Mohammed Aslam asked youths not to gather in parks and to imagine what their mothers would do to protect them if it was predominately the young dying from Covid-19. Sheikh Aslam

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Britain set for long lockdown as death toll rises to 4,313

A man wearing a protective face mask exercises in Greenwich Park, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay – RC2OXF9TNUBP Britain is unlikely to lift its stringent lockdown rules until the end of May, once the spread of the coronavirus has started to slow, a leading

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Journalists face threats of intimidation and censorship for reporting Covid-19 in Mogadishu and Hargeisa

Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the recent threats of intimidation and censorship against journalists reporting Covid-19 in Mogadishu and Hargeisa. On 30 March, during a meeting with the local journalists in Hargeisa, Somaliland’s Vice President, Abdirahman Abdullahi Seylici described any journalist who reports any Coronavirus case before the government confirmation “as a national criminal” in

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Somalia: Critical juncture to curb spread of COVID-19 and save lives

Photo/Somali Times Somalia is at a critical juncture where immediate action can still curb the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply concerned about the impact that the virus could have on communities weakened by violence and conflict, where displacement, malnutrition, and outbreaks of disease are

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Face coverings recommended, but Trump says he won’t wear one

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, April 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new

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Virus deaths, unemployment accelerating across Europe, US

City workers fumigate a street to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) Coronavirus deaths mounted with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hot spot in the United States, while the outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out

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