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Nebraska nursing home virus toll relatively low

OMAHA, Neb.— More than 40% of the deaths linked to the coronavirus in Nebraska have been at nursing homes, but the overall rate of deaths in the state’s nursing homes has remained relatively low compared with national figures. A total of 185 deaths linked to the virus have been confirmed …

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India’s coronavirus infections surge to 5.4 million

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s coronavirus case tally surged to 5.4 million as it added 92,605 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Sunday. The country has posted the highest single-day caseload in the world since early August, and lags behind only the United …

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India’s coronavirus infections surge to 5.4 million

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s coronavirus case tally surged to 5.4 million as it added 92,605 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Sunday. The country has posted the highest single-day caseload in the world since early August, and lags behind only the United …

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Positives from Brazil chief justice inauguration

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s Supreme Court is suggesting attendees at last week’s inauguration of its chief justice be tested after six others confirmed they have the coronavirus. The list includes newly inaugurated Chief Justice Luiz Fux, Lower House Speaker Rodrigo Maia, Prosecutor General Augusto Aras, the head of another high …

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India’s coronavirus cases jump by another 96K

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus cases jumped by another 96,424 in the past 24 hours, showing little sign of leveling. The Health Ministry on Friday raised the nation’s total cases to 5.21 million, or 0.37% of its nearly 1.4 billion people. It said 1,174 more people died in the …

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Coronavirus stigma runs deep and dangerous in Indonesia

By Kate Lamb, Stanley Widianto (Reuters) – When Ari Harifin Hendriyawan’s mother tested positive for the coronavirus, their neighbours brought a hammer and nails and boarded up the lane. Ari Harifin, 23, stands at his family’s house amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sukabumi, West Java Province, Indonesia, September …

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Coronavirus stigma runs deep and dangerous in Indonesia

By Kate Lamb, Stanley Widianto (Reuters) – When Ari Harifin Hendriyawan’s mother tested positive for the coronavirus, their neighbours brought a hammer and nails and boarded up the lane. Ari Harifin, 23, stands at his family’s house amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sukabumi, West Java Province, Indonesia, September …

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