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Twitter labels a Trump tweet as misleading and the president accuses them of “interfering” in presidential election

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, elections, fact-checking, fake news, Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused the social networking site Twitter of “interfering” in the November presidential election, after the social network first labeled two of its tweets as misleading. “Twitter now interferes with the presidential elections of 2020,” the Republican leader tweeted. .@Twitter is now interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election. They are […]

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South Korea records highest daily number of coronavirus infections in almost two months

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, infections, KCDC, South Korea, upsurge

South Korean officials reported 40 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest daily number of infections in nearly two months, coinciding with the beginning of a new phase in the return of students to schools. According to the Korean Center for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), of the 40 reported cases on Wednesday, […]

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Brexit and COVID-19: perfect storm stalks Boris Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, Brexit, coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis, death toll, GDP, Gross Domestic Product, pandemic, unemployment

The Boris Johnson government is under increasing pressure from its own ranks to provide some oxygen to the economy in the midst of the pandemic. In April, the first month that the British were entirely confined, the number of people applying for unemployment assistance rose from 856,500 to 2.1 million, the highest rise in a […]

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Study finds that four out of ten people may be immune to coronavirus without having been infected

TOPICS: common cold, coronavirus, COVID-19, immune system, immunity, pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, vaccine

Scientists around the world are competing to develop a coronavirus vaccine, and epidemiologists are trying to predict how the pandemic will develop until such a vaccine becomes available. However, both efforts are surrounded by unresolved uncertainty about whether the immune system can generate a substantial and sustained response to the coronavirus, and whether exposure to […]

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Coronavirus shakes Latin America

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, Latin America

America has taken over the expansion of the coronavirus and this week has become the continent where most infections have occurred. The virus has come late, but the third wave of spread, after Asia and Europe, is hitting hard and threatens to reach outrageous numbers driven by chronic inequality and weak public health systems. The […]

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One in four U.S. workers collect unemployment benefits

TOPICS: benefits, COVID-19, jobs, pandemic, unemployment

Two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit the U.S. labor market, nearly 37 million people have applied for unemployment benefits, and last week more than 2.9 million petitions were initiated by people who lost their jobs. Last week’s figure, released by the Department of Labor and exceeding experts’ expectations, indicates that the impact […]

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Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the S&P500 index rises: the weight of technology companies is increasing

TOPICS: Apple, COVID-19, crisis, FAANG, Google, Microsoft, S&P500

On February 20, 2020, the S&P500, one of the most famous indices in the world that groups the 500 most important companies in the United States, marked its maximum, at 3,373.21 points. Then began the crisis of the Covid-19, which dragged the index in just one month (March 23) to 2,237.40 points, a 33.67% drop. […]

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Preliminary study indicates that mild cases of COVID-19 generate immunity

TOPICS: antibodies, coronavirus, COVID-19, immunity, MedRxiv, Mount Sinai Hospital, research, SARS-CoV-2, symptom

A study from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, still awaiting a final review by the scientific community, concludes that the vast majority of mild cases of COVID-19 generate antibodies for a time, which would allow people who have passed through the disease to live a normal life without fear of contagion. The study has […]

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New York City subway closes for the first time in its history

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, disinfection, homeless, New York, subway

The New York City subway, which usually provides uninterrupted service 24 hours a day, closed for the first time last night for a few hours to thoroughly disinfect all its wagons to prevent possible contagion from Covid-19, which also allowed the authorities to take in 139 homeless people. Between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., the […]

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New York records 64 admissions of children with coronavirus-associated symptoms

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, New York, pediatric multiple inflammatory syndrome

A total of 64 children are hospitalized in New York State with a mysterious illness that doctors are trying to diagnose and which may be related to COVID-19, official sources confirmed Wednesday. In a notice issued by authorities to medical personnel and institutions, representatives of the state Department of Health said that most of the […]

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