Brazil is latest Covid-19 epicentre with more than 25,000 deaths

Brazil tops more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths as the country emerges as latest Covid-19 epicentre Experts say the battle against coronavirus is ‘the worst war Brazil has ever faced’  Brazil now has the world’s second-highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases It also has the sixth-highest number of deaths from coronavirus in the world President Jair Bolsonaro faces mounting criticism over

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Syrian cleaner on Covid-19 ward blasts £624 NHS surcharge for migrant health workers who ‘risk their lives on frontline’ – The Sun

A SYRIAN cleaner on a coronavirus ward has blasted the £624 NHS surcharge for migrant health workers who "risk their lives on the frontline". Hassan Akkad said that for many health workers, the surcharge was two weeks' worth of pay. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates The essential worker today admitted he made £8.50 an

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AMOUNT of COVID-19 decides how severe illness is, SAGE scientist warns

The AMOUNT of coronavirus you get infected with decides how severe the illness is, SAGE scientist warns University of Bristol’s Professor Lucy Yardley sounded alarm over viral load today SAGE researcher said it should be factored in ministers’ lockdown exit strategy Warned families in same house or co-workers in office risked getting high load Studies indicte exposure to high volumes of

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Your Daily Dose… of the gift of the gab

1 MARK CHURCH BBC London commentator Mark Church has taken a different approach, commentating “live” on some of the most memorable classic cricketing moments. He initially recorded these videos alone before roping in his mother and 10-year-old daughter Isabelle, whose musings have bowled over former and current cricket stars including Nasser Hussain, Kevin Pietersen and James Anderson. Watch: bit.ly/2SxcbGR 2

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Singapore's reputation will aid it in attracting premium sports events after outbreak, say experts

SINGAPORE – It is a different sporting world since the coronavirus pandemic struck this year, and analysts believe it will take time before live events return to the days of full stadiums and a packed calendar. But Singapore’s reputation as a good host will help the country continue to attract high-profile competitions once the outbreak has been contained, they noted.

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Coronavirus: Belarussian football is no substitute for sports fans' betting fix

(BLOOMBERG) – European sports betting firms are turning to the lesser-known thrills of Nicaraguan football, Ukrainian table tennis and Chinese baseball in an effort to keep punters’ cash rolling in. Denied their usual fodder by the lockdowns – from football action in Spain’s La Liga to the Grand National horse race – gaming firms are searching for ways to prop

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T-shirts (and more) you can buy that will help to fight Covid-19

From fashion insider favourite Rixo to cult jewellery brand Missoma, these fashionable pieces are helping fight the battle against Covid-19. Among the daily delivery of incredibly heart-breaking and sad news regarding the Covid-19 crisis, it is always heart-warming to hear tales of good, extraordinary efforts and brilliant ideas that are helping bring people together and fight the battle against coronavirus.

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