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Yangon under strain as Myanmar coronavirus cases surge

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Yangon under strain as Myanmar coronavirus cases surge Yangon under strain as Myanmar coronavirus cases surge Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Myanmar’s biggest city Yangon has rapidly built new quarantine centres as it scrambles to contain the commercial hub’s first significant coronavirus outbreak, with overworked medical staff fearing thousands more cases …

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    California virus hospitalizations could surge in next month

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    California virus hospitalizations could surge in next month California virus hospitalizations could surge in next month Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state’s top health official said Friday, urging people to renew efforts to prevent …

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      Emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic

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      Emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic Emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a paper published Friday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers released data showing an alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses …

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        Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge

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        Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge Credit: CC0 Public Domain Europe tightened restrictions on Friday as it battled a surge in coronavirus cases, with masks becoming obligatory all over Paris and Hungary shutting its borders once again. German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned …

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          European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge

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          European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 — also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19 — isolated from a patient in the US. Virus particles are shown emerging from the …

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            Europe is going back to school despite recent virus surge

            Europe is going back to school despite recent virus surge

            Europe is going back to school despite recent virus surge Europe is going back to school despite recent virus surge In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 file photo, parents wait with their children for the start of their first day of school in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Despite a spike in coronavirus …

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              Vacationers, migrants drive Italy’s surge in COVID cases

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              Vacationers, migrants drive Italy’s surge in COVID cases Vacationers, migrants drive Italy’s surge in COVID cases In this Aug. 17, 2020 file photo, a medical worker wearing protective gear collects a swab from a person sitting inside a car during Covid-19 tests at the the Santa Maria della Pieta’ health …

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                Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone

                Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone

                Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, wearing mask to protect against the coronavirus, speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) …

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                  Germany, France see virus surge as holidaymakers return home

                  Fears have been raised of a spike in infections as people in Europe return from their summer holidays

                  Germany, France see virus surge as holidaymakers return home Germany, France see virus surge as holidaymakers return home Fears have been raised of a spike in infections as people in Europe return from their summer holidays Germany and France recorded their worst daily infection rates in months with concerns growing …

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                    Expert discusses this year’s surge in domestic violence

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                    Expert discusses this year’s surge in domestic violence Expert discusses this year’s surge in domestic violence Violence against women often happens in secrecy and isolation, something that has been exacerbated by the global pandemic. Credit: Kat Jayne from Pexels Reports of an increase in domestic violence in Canada and around …

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