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2020-04-08 07:50

US hospital doctor offers glimpse of virus battle

A doctor on the front lines of New York City's coronavirus outbreak gave a rare glimpse into how hospitals are coping with the emergency.

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Virus pandemic deals heavy blow to Egypt's working poor

In Cairo, day labourers line up for food parcels after losing their main source of income, as Egyptian authorities enforce a nationwide curfew to tackle the coronavirus. The country has recorded nearly 1 500 cases so far.

Trump slams WHO as US death toll soars above 12 000

Donald Trump has slammed the World Health Organisation over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, as the death toll climbed above 12 000 in the US.

Coronavirus: Myanmar military helps disinfect Yangon's streets

Myanmar's military has joined coronavirus relief efforts by disinfecting streets in Yangon. The Asian country has reported just a handful of cases of Covid-19, but experts say the real figure may be many times higher.

Sound of music: Mariachi band performs outside Mexican hospital

A mariachi band plays a "health serenade" outside Mexico's National Institute for Respiratory Illnesses to cheer up Covid-19 patients and pay homage to healthcare professionals.

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