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Coronavirus cases in England rise to seven-week high with 4,200 people getting infected every day

Coronavirus cases in England are now at the highest levels since May and government scientists are ‘no longer confident’ the crucial R rate is below the dreaded level of one.  Government statisticians today admitted there is ‘now enough evidence’ to prove Covid-19 infections are on the up, calculating that 4,200 people are now catching the …

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Global housing market chaos nowhere near end

For a long time real estate has been considered one of the best long-term investments to protect against inflation. Unlike many other traditional investment products, real estate is not tied to the stock market, making it an efficient instrument to reduce risk and increase long-term returns. Nevertheless, no asset class comes with a guarantee, and …

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Why some people who haven’t had Covid-19 might already have some immunity

The study, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, found that among a sample of 68 healthy adults in Germany who had not been exposed to the coronavirus, 35% had T cells in their blood that were reactive to the virus. T cells are part of the immune system and help protect the body from …

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Coronavirus live news: France cases rise by 54% in a week; Vietnam records first Covid-19 death | World news

France’s health authorities have confirmed a “marked increase” in the number of coronavirus cases of 54% across the mainland – excluding overseas territories – in a week. The increase covered all age groups, but Public Santé France, the public health authority, said the rise was particularly worrying in those aged between 20 and 30 years. …

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Taiwan’s GDP falls surprise 0.73% in Q2 as global economy slows

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s economy unexpectedly shrank 0.73% in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, in line with regional peers that are contracting due to the global slowdown stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The decline, announced by the government on Friday, compares with a forecast of 0.55% growth in a Reuters survey of economists. The …

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UK government refuses to release information about Assa…

Declassified has also discovered that the judge, Vanessa Baraitser, has ordered extradition in 96% of the cases she has presided over for which information is publicly available. Baraitser was appointed a district judge in October 2011 based at the Chief Magistrate’s Office in London, after being admitted as a solicitor in 1994. Next to no …

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CMS and CDC announce provider reimbursement available for counseling patients to self-isolate at time of COVID-19 testing | CDC Online Newsroom

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are announcing that payment is available to physicians and health care providers to counsel patients, at the time of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing, about the importance of self-isolation after they are tested and prior to the …

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Tokyo could declare emergency if situation worsens: Governor

TOKYO: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike warned on Friday (Jul 31) that the Japanese capital could declare a state of emergency if the coronavirus situation deteriorated further, after new cases jumped by a record single-day high of 463.  “If the situation worsens, Tokyo would have to think about issuing its own state of emergency,” Koike said, …

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Detroit City Clerk Outlines Election Day Process Amid Pandemic – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – It’s too late to mail in your absentee ballots for this Tuesday’s election, but the city clerk in Detroit says there are two drop boxes for your convenience. A primary election during a pandemic means many voters will opt out of in-person voting and cast their ballots via absentee. “Very, very good, …

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