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People wearing protective masks walk at the Puputan Margarana Renon field area, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Denpasar, Bali Province, Indonesia, September 2, 2020. Picture taken September 2, 2020 by Antara Foto/Nyoman Hendra Wibowo/via Reuters

New virus cases knock hopes of reviving Southeast Asia’s holiday hotspots

Bali/Bangkok, September 8 (Reuters) - A spike in coronavirus infections in Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali and Thailand’s first locally transmitted case in 100 days have dealt further blows to Southeast Asian hopes of reviving vital tourism industries. Plans to reopen Bali to foreign tourists from September have been postponed indefinitely, while Thailand’s proposal for the cautious reopening of Phuket ...

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 ...

© Lisa Marie David The Philippine economy has been devastated by virus lockdowns

Virus-hit Philippine economy plunges into recession

August 6 (AFP) - The Philippines plunged into recession after its biggest quarterly contraction on record, data showed Thursday, as the economy reels from coronavirus lockdowns that have wrecked businesses and thrown millions out of work. Gross domestic product shrank 16.5 percent on-year in the second quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority said, when the country endured one of the world's ...

© Thomson Reuters World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS

Virus crisis may get “worse and worse and worse,” WHO warns

July 14 (CBS News) - The World Health Organization warned Monday that there could be no return to normality any time soon as too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that if public health guidelines are not followed, the crisis will get "worse and worse and worse." After a daily ...

FILE PHOTO: The NBA logo is displayed as people pass by the NBA Store in New York City, U.S., October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NBA to stop season if virus spreads

July 1 (Reuters) - Spread of the coronavirus would prompt the NBA to stop the 2019-20 season, commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday. Speaking on the TIME 100 Talks, Silver said the league is “reasonably confident” about its plan to restart the season in Orlando on the Disney World campus in July. But if the virus spreads among players and personnel ...

A researcher at the Yisheng Biopharma company lab in Shenyang, one of a number of firms in China trying to develop a vaccine for COVID-19

China races to find virus vaccine, put scandals in the past

June 13 (AFP) - China has mobilised its army and fast-tracked tests in the global race to find a coronavirus vaccine, but its labs also have an image tarnished by past health scandals to overcome. Six months after the first cases emerged in the city of Wuhan, China has moved quickly to develop a vaccine and is involved in several ...

Sri Lanka's President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa (C) arrives to attend a laying in state ceremony for late tea plantation trade union leader and government minister Arumugam Thondaman at the national Parliament in Colombo on May 28, 2020

Sri Lanka to reimpose selective lockdown after virus cases spike

Colombo, May 29 (AFP) - Sri Lanka will reimpose selective lockdown restrictions from Sunday to restrict large gatherings after recording its biggest daily surge in coronavirus infections -- most found in citizens repatriated last week from Kuwait. The island nation on Tuesday lifted a shutdown on the capital and a neighbouring district, two weeks after easing it in other parts of ...

FILE PHOTO: Men wearing protective masks walk inside the premises of a hospital where a special ward has been set up for the coronavirus disease in Mumbai, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

More patients than beds in Mumbai as India faces surge in virus cases

Mumbai/New Delhi, May 25 (Reuters) - When Manit Parikh’s mother tested positive for the new coronavirus, she was rushed by ambulance to Mumbai’s private Lilavati Hospital, but officials told the family no critical-care beds were available. Five hours and dozens of phone calls later the family found a bed for her at the private Bombay Hospital. A day later, on ...

U.S. President Donald Trump talks about taking daily doses of hydroxychloroquine pills as he addresses a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic meeting with restaurant executives and industry leaders beneath a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Promising virus vaccine results reported as Trump takes anti-malaria drug

New York, May 19 (Reuters) - The phased reopening of U.S. business and social life gained traction on Monday with more Americans emerging from coronavirus lockdowns and financial markets boosted by promising early results from the first U.S. vaccine trial in humans. News of a possible vaccine breakthrough was somewhat overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement hours later that ...

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