Coronavirus uk Premier League to restart on 17 June with Man City v Arsenal and Villa v Sheff Utd
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Coronavirus uk Premier League to restart on 17 June with Man City v Arsenal and Villa v Sheff Utd

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are chasing their first league title in 30 yearsThe Premier League is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval.A full round of fixtures would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. There are 92 matches still…

Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: US deaths exceed 100,000
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Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: US deaths exceed 100,000

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Coronavirus uk US coronavirus deaths top 100,0000
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Coronavirus uk US coronavirus deaths top 100,0000

Image copyright Reuters The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months.It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections account for about 30% of the worldwide total.The first US infection was reported in Washington state on 21 January.Globally there have been 5.6…

Coronavirus uk From ‘We’ve shut it down’ to 100,000 US dead
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Coronavirus uk From ‘We’ve shut it down’ to 100,000 US dead

Image copyright Getty Images It’s an uncanny and almost tragically perfect piece of symmetry.The number of US servicemen and women killed in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan – over an aggregate 44 years of fighting is almost exactly the same as the number of Americans who’ve now lost their lives to coronavirus in just three…

Coronavirus uk The human cost of virus misinformation
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Coronavirus uk The human cost of virus misinformation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A protester’s sign casts doubt on the existence of coronavirus during a demonstration in California in early May A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arsons and deaths. And experts say the potential for indirect harm caused by rumours, conspiracy theories and bad health information…

Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: Latin America has ‘become new epicentre’ of virus
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Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: Latin America has ‘become new epicentre’ of virus

SummaryLatin America has become the centre of the global pandemic, the head of the Pan American Health Organization warnsThe region now has more daily reported cases of Covid-19 than Europe and the USThe numbers in Venezuela are almost certainly much higher than reported, Human Rights Watch and Johns Hopkins University have saidThe New York Stock…

Coronavirus uk Life and death on coronavirus ward
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Coronavirus uk Life and death on coronavirus ward

As the UK begins the slow process of reopening some businesses and returning to work, the BBC has been given unprecedented access to a hospital in the heart of London, for one week. Medical staff at the Royal London Hospital say a rise in cases is inevitable as members of the public have more contact…

Coronavirus uk New York Stock Exchange trading floor reopens
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Coronavirus uk New York Stock Exchange trading floor reopens

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo rings the opening bell at the New York Stock ExchangeThe New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has re-opened its trading floor after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.But as new social distance rules come into effect, the exchange looks and feels…

Coronavirus uk Thousands protest in Ecuador against coronavirus cuts
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Coronavirus uk Thousands protest in Ecuador against coronavirus cuts

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Ecuador to protest against the government’s economic response to the coronavirus outbreak.Around 2,000 people demonstrated in the capital Quito, defying restrictions aimed at combatting the virus.Last week, the president announced measures including the closure of some state-owned companies and cuts to public…

Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine tests
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Coronavirus uk Coronavirus updates: WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine tests

SummaryThe WHO suspends testing of hydroxychloroquine as a possible Covid-19 treatmentA study suggested the drug could cause heart problems in patients and increase the risk of deathUS President Donald Trump has repeatedly promoted the drug and even said he was taking itAs Americans marked Memorial Day, the virus death toll reached 98,218, according to Johns…