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Americans suffer higher risk of dying from COVID-19: expert


Americans suffer higher risk of dying from the coronavirus than people from any other country, a health expert has said.

Mongolia authorities confirms teenage boy died of plague

A suspected case of plague in western Mongolia has been confirmed by lab test results, the country's health ministry reported on Tuesday.

Filming locations of hit suspense show become popular tourist attractions

The filming locations of the Chinese hit crime/suspense drama The Bad Kids have become popular tourist attractions among its fans, with many Chinese netizens saying that the well-received TV series not only brings joy to audiences, but can also boost ...


US lifting global travel warning attracts ridicule from Chinese netizens

Many said it is only the country's own wishful thinking to start traveling, considering its startling numbers of confirmed COVID 19 cases and deaths.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/7 18:42:27

British Finance Minister on Brexit: We remain confident of a deal

British finance minister Rishi Sunak said that the UK remains confident of a Brexit deal. He added that lots of good progress has been made on Brexit.
Source: sputniknews | 2020/8/7 15:03:40

US lying about Moscow's links to Taliban, Russian Foreign Ministry says

The United States is lying about Russia's alleged links to the Taliban, the deputy head of the press department at the Russian Foreign Ministry, Alexey Zaitsev, said Thursday, regarding the comments of Robert C. O'Brien, a US national security adviser to the president.
Source: sputniknews | 2020/8/7 15:01:24

Americans suffer higher risk of dying from COVID-19: expert

Americans suffer higher risk of dying from the coronavirus than people from any other country, a health expert has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 12:28:15

India's COVID-19 cases cross 2 million mark

India's COVID-19 tally crossed 2 million mark on Friday, the federal health ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 12:24:26

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 700,000: WHO

The COVID-19 death toll worldwide has surpassed 700,000, reaching 701,754 as of Thursday, according to the latest number from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 11:29:30

Re-imposing curfew against pandemic not on Turkey's agenda: minister

The Turkish government does not consider re-imposing curfews, the country's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Thursday, while the number of COVID-19 cases in the country has recorded a rapid increase in the last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 10:20:06

Global COVID-19 cases top 19 million -- Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases top 19 million -- Johns Hopkins University
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 10:12:50

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 160,000 -- Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths have surpassed the 160,000 mark to reach 160,090 as of 21:48 p.m. local time on Thursday (0148 GMT Friday), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 10:06:43

Lebanon's Tripoli port ready to temporarily replace Port of Beirut after deadly blasts

Lebanon's Port of Tripoli said Thursday that it is ready to temporarily replace the Port of Beirut which was devastated by two powerful explosions on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 9:49:14

Algeria sends aid to Lebanon after deadly explosions at Beirut port

Algeria will send aid and rescuers to Lebanon after deadly explosions in Lebanese capital Beirut, the official APS news agency reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 9:34:33

Trump signs executive order barring TikTok transactions with parent company

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order barring transactions with TikTok's parent company ByteDance, starting in 45 days, according to a White House statement.
Source: CGTN | 2020/8/7 9:31:29

U.S. steps up clinical trials for COVID-19 treatment

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced on Thursday the start of a randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of a treatment regimen consisting of the antiviral remdesivir plus the immunomodulator interferon beta-1a in COVID-19 patients.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 9:06:22