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Curfews imposed in about 40 U.S. cities as protests against police brutality spread

About 40 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington D.C. have imposed curfews as protests against police brutality kept spreading for the...
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GOC President Encourages The Wearing Of Masks To Curb The Spread Of The Covid-19

Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has encouraged sportsmen and women to wear nose and mouth masks to stop...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Those who spread “political virus” should be held accountable

By Zhong Sheng COVID-19 is currently making some severe situations in the US with skyrocketing confirmed cases and deaths, tugging the heartstrings of all the...
A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

COVID-19 updates: Canada’s COVID-19 spread slows down due to effective health measures

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - OTTAWA -- Canadian...

Spread of coronavirus to Rwanda’s countryside contained by lockdown, though cases found in all...

by Lyu Tianran, James Gashumba, and Frank Kanyesigye Experts have said the lockdown imposed by the Rwandan government contained the spread of...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Somalia races to prevent spread COVID-19 amid calls for vigilance

The Ministry of Health of Somalia has called on citizens to remain vigilant and follow health guidelines as part of efforts to prevent the...
A cured novel coronavirus pneumonia patient bows to medical staff after being discharged from Huainan First People's Hospital, east China’s Anhui province, March 6. He is one of the last three patients discharged from the hospital. Photo by Chen Bin, People’s Daily Online

Spread of COVID-19 has been contained in China

China announced Tuesday it has basically blocked the spread of the novel coronavirus within the country, with the city Wuhan as the main battlefield,...
Peking Opera artist Dong Fei started sharing his stories of the traditional Chinese art form on Douyin since 2018, taking the opera closer to more young Chinese. Photo is a screen capture from the Douyin app

Short videos drives spread of traditional Chinese culture, art

By Yang Chenghu, Cui Li Traditional Chinese culture and art has gain a foothold on short video platforms and attracted a large number of young...

Armed conflict in Libya worsens situation amid COVID-19 spread

The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said that the ongoing armed conflict in Libya is worsening the situation in the...
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Black Stars skipper Andre Ayew donates to Tamale natives to fight the spread of...

Ghana captain Andre Ayew had donated items to the Tamale Metropolis in an effort to fight the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. The 30-year-old donated...

Coronavirus: Our Interest is to Stop the Spread and not to Queue for Ghana...

What shall it profit NIA when it finishes its registration exercise and by which time majority of Ghanaians are infected with the deadly Covid-19...

Africa facing the COVID-19 pandemic – Testing, the first bulwark against the spread

Appeared in China, in November 2019, the COVID19 pandemic has infected more than 416,686 people, and made more than 18,589 victims across over 197...

Curfew begins in Kenya to help curb spread of COVID-19

A countrywide curfew came into effect in Kenya on Friday evening as the country intensifies measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. ...

Zimbabwe hails China’s efforts in curbing COVID-19 spread

By Lu Wenao Zimbabwe declared the coronavirus pandemic a state of national disaster on Wednesday, as the African country, though yet to have a...

African countries warned to guard against xenophobic amid COVID-19 outbreak

Experts warned African countries to guard against xenophobic as the continent has beefed up precautions on COVID-19. The epidemic has spread to seven countries in...
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Delhi government shuts schools, suspends biometric attendance to check COVID-19 spread

The Delhi government on Thursday ordered to shut all primary schools, both government owned and private, till March-end amid the COVID-19 scare particularly in...
A woman touches a plate on which names of 9/11 victims were inscribed at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, the United States, Sept. 11, 2019. People paid their tributes on Wednesday to mourn the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks which happened 18 years ago and claimed thousands of lives. (Xinhua/Li Rui)

Novel coronavirus may have spread in U.S. for six weeks

U.S. researchers said the novel coronavirus may have been spreading in the Washington state for six weeks after they examined the genomes of two...
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Cities tighten measures against import virus spread

By GT staff reporters Several Chinese cities raised their alert and implemented strict entry measures on Tuesday, February 25, by asking all foreign visitors to...
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SADC appeals for international support in controlling spread of locusts

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministers responsible for disaster risk management have called for the engagement of international partners to support the region...

Desert locusts spread to 17 districts in Uganda

Desert locusts have spread to 17 districts in Uganda, a top government official said Tuesday. Bright Rwamirama, minister of state for agriculture told reporters here...
Doctor Xu Fei introduces the treatment of a patient at the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 27, 2020. The patient of the novel coronavirus pneumonia has been cured and discharged from the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University on Monday. He is the first coronavirus-infected patient that was cured in Jiangxi Province. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Taking necessary precautions helps squash spread of virus

By Gauden Galea, WHO Representative in China In a few short weeks, the words ‘novel coronavirus’ have become a household term in China and around...
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Let’s work harder to halt the spread of plastic pollutants – Nii Ankrah II

Nii Adjabeng Ankra II, the chief of Ga Dade Ban-Naa, Otublohum- Ga Traditional Area, has called on members of his community to join forces...
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Nigerian police warns against spread of fake information

Nigeria's secret police on Monday decried the increasing use of fake and unsubstantiated information on social media platforms to deceive and incite the public. ...
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Swine fever continues to spread in S. Africa

The number of provinces which suffer from African Swine Fever outbreak has risen to four, said South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...

Critics Skeptical Over Trump’s Resolve to End HIV Spread in Ten Years

U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a bold plan to stop spread of HIV within a decade in the United States despite challenges posed...
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B/A Charts Course to Fighting the Spread of Fake Electrical and electronic appliances

Stakeholders in the Brong Ahafo Region in collaboration with the Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has adopted strategic roadmap to fight...
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Xi Jinping says online media should spread positive message

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed that online media should spread positive information and uphold a correct political direction, as he called for breakthroughs in...

Media asked to spread the news on insecticide nets usage

Mr Sidney Agoyomah Abilba, the Upper East Regional Focal Person for Malaria has called on the media to disseminate information on the need to...

Over 700 boys circumcised under campaign to curb HIV spread in Namibia

More than 700 boys aged 10 and above in the Zambezi region have been circumcised under a national voluntary medical male circumcision campaign launched...

Tests Reduces Metastasis By 75 Percent

The deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists. Tumours can “seed” themselves elsewhere in the...