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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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Calls for new coronavirus aid heat up in U.S. House

By Patricia Zengerle, David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said Democrats were prepared to delay an October recess to get a deal with Republicans on a new coronavirus aid bill, as a group of moderates unveiled a $1.5 trillion bipartisan plan they …

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Trump holds campaign rally indoors despite coronavirus concerns

HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. A Republican, Trump railed against his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, suggesting that he was somehow …

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India reports record daily jump of 95,735 coronavirus cases

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes swab from a construction worker for a rapid antigen test at a construction site, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ahmedabad, India, September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave BENGALURU (Reuters) – India reported record jumps in new coronavirus infections and deaths …

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