01 Jun 2021

Peru more than doubles death toll after review

After a review, Peru has more than doubled its official Covid-19 death toll, placing the country at the top of the list for the highest death rate per capita, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Peru’s official death toll is now 180,000, double its previously reported figure of 69,342. Peru

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24 May 2021

Intelligence on Sick Staff at Wuhan Lab Fuels Debate on Covid-19 Origin

New developments on the origins of Covid-19 have emerged after information pertaining to the illness of three researchers from the Wuhan Institute of Virology came to light. The researchers became so sick in November of 2019 that they sought hospital care, according to a previously undisclosed US intelligence report. The

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21 May 2021

South Korea’s Fix for Covid-19 Vaccine Shortages, Ask U.S. for a Swap

South Korea is facing a vaccine shortage and is not seeking to alleviate the issue. South Korea has delayed its rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and is now looking to swap with the US, which currently boasts one of the world’s biggest vaccine supplies. During a visit to the White House

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20 May 2021

India’s Covid-19 Daily Death Toll Hits World’s High

On Wednesday, India reported 4,529 deaths in just 24 hours, setting a new high for the amount of Covid-19 deaths in a single day. This was previously held by the US on January 12, when it recorded 4,475 deaths. This marks the ninth time that India has recorded more than

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19 May 2021

European Union Set to Open Borders to Vaccinated Tourists This Summer

The European Union announced that vaccinated tourists would be able to travel to EU countries by the summer. The step towards opening borders was announced on Wednesday and declared by ambassadors from the 27 EU member countries. However, the decision must still be formally approved by the nations’ leaders. The

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17 May 2021

Taiwan was a Covid success story. Now it’s fighting its biggest outbreak

Taiwan successfully battled the first wave of Covid-19 infections, praised by the rest of the world for keeping infection rates low and effectively governing lockdown measures. However, the country has been hit with an unexpected second outbreak, prompting new restrictions such as limits on gatherings in the capital as it

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14 May 2021

Scientists Call for Deeper Investigation Into Covid-19 Origin

Scientists are calling for a deeper and more accurate investigation into the origin of Covid-19, including the prospect that a laboratory accident caused the release of the deadly virus that resulted in the deaths of millions of people. The Journal Science published a letter on Thursday in which an international

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13 May 2021

Telegram Fraudsters Ramp Up Forged COVID-19 Vaccine Card Sales

A new type of fraud has been circulating on the dark web, with vendors selling fake vaccination records to people who want the social benefits of gaining access to places where proof of vaccine is required, but don’t want to get the shot. Telegram groups are currently being abused by

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13 May 2021

Nepal tries to form a new government as its Covid-19 crisis deepens

 Nepal’s Prime Minister was forced to step down after public anger over his response to a second wave of Covid-19. K. P. Sharma Oli lost a vote of confidence on Monday and was removed from his seat. One month ago, Nepal was reporting 10 Covid-19 cases a day, but on

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11 May 2021

Dozens of bodies wash up on the banks of Ganges River in India

On Monday, at least 71 bodies were pulled from the banks of the Ganges River in eastern India, according to authorities. The occurrence comes amid the second wave in India that has caused destruction across the country and sent its healthcare system into desperation due to exceeding capacities and oxygen

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