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FILE PHOTO: An NHS test and trace worker sorts through coronavirus (COVID-19) tests at a drive-through testing facility in Bolton, Britain, September 7, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble

British company launches 20-second COVID-19 test

London, September 10 (Reuters) - British start-up company iAbra said it had developed a 20-second saliva COVID-19 test which had 99.8% sensitivity and 96.7% specificity. Trials of the “Virolens” test have taken place at Heathrow Airport, the company, which was founded in 2010, said. “Our system allows simple, high speed, reliable and low-cost testing in dynamic environments,” Greg Compton, CEO ...

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Why Covid school closures are making girls marry early

September 8 (The Guardian) - Samita (not her real name) is 17 and lives in the Lamjung district of Nepal. It was never easy, even before coronavirus, for her to attend school full-time. Living in a rural community in a family with little income she was expected to do housework as well. Samita persisted though. At the beginning of the ...

An aerial view of an almost empty flyover during countrywide lockdown for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Total virus cases cross 2.5 lakh mark in Bangladesh

August 8 (The New Nation) - The total number of Covid-19 cases so far in the country reached 2,52,502 with 2,851 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The current infection rate is 22.45 percent and the total infection rate stands at 20.40 percent, said Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general ...

FILE PHOTO: Indian film actor Abhishek Bachchan, his wife Aishwarya Rai and their daughter Aaradhya in a 2019 photograph taken at the wedding of Akash Ambani, the son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, in Mumbai, India. Picture taken on March 9, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai, daughter, hospitalised for COVID-19 – media

July 18 (Reuters) - Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter were hospitalised for COVID-19 treatment, the Times of India reported on Saturday, days after her husband and father-in-law were admitted. Rai’s father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan, also major Bollywood celebrities, were admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital early this week, becoming the highest-profile patients the pandemic sweeping ...

© Reuters/PILAR OLIVARES Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil coronavirus cases reach 2 million, doubling in less than a month

Rio De Janeiro, July 17 (Reuters) - Brazil on Thursday passed the 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases mark, with little sign that the rate of increase is slowing as anger grows over President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the outbreak. Just 27 days have passed since Brazil, which has the world's second-largest outbreak after the United States, reached one million cases. ...

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