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Stocks Gain Despite Coronavirus Fears

Text size Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Getty Images Stocks hovered around the break-even line on Tuesday morning, coming off a rough day on Monday and as investors considered the possibility of another round of economically damaging shutdowns that could be required to rein in the coronavirus as cases increase …

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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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