Social media giant suspends fake accounts tied to Roger Stone – a longtime ally of US President Trump – Brazil's President Bolsonaro, and networks in Canada, Ecuador, and Ukraine which disguised their true origins.
Two months ago, the US accounted for 75 percent of the Covid-19 cases in the Americas, the WHO's regional director Carissa Etienne said.
Novel coronavirus has infected 10 million people and claimed close to half a million lives around the world. Here are the updates for June 27:
The novel coronavirus has killed over 470,000 people worldwide since the outbreak emerged in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the updates for June 22:
Technology Minister Mustafa Varank expresses satisfaction over the use of Turkey-made ventilators in Brazil, the second most-affected country by coronavirus.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Covid-19 has killed more than 437,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 15:
The inmates released were serving time for minor offences. Prisoners fearing contagion with the virus in jam-packed prisons have staged several riots.
The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here is what science says.
With less than one-third of Brazilians approving Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic, and protests against him increasing, analysts say he's shoring up his base to shield himself from possible impeachment and improve governability.
The total number of coronavirus cases around the world passed the seven million mark. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 8:
Move comes after months of criticism from experts saying Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient, and in some cases manipulated, so it may never be possible to gain a real understanding of the depth of the pandemic in the country.
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