South African virus cases pass half million mark

More than half million coronavirus have been confirmed in South Africa, according to the country’s health minister. Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases on Saturday, bringing the tally to 503,290, along with 8,153 deaths. South Africa is the hardest-hit country on the continent and accounts for half of all reported infections in Africa. It also has the fifth-highest number of

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Mystery virus could be killing hundreds of elephants in Africa

Mystery virus could have killed 400 elephants that ‘looked confused and wandered in circles before collapsing’, say experts amid fears it could jump to humans At least 350 elephants of varying ages died from unknown causes in Botswana Experts believe novel elephant virus could be behind the ‘conservation disaster’ Some fear the virus, the name of which is not yet known,

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Scared yes, but the virus unites us for the first time in years as we really are all in this together – The Sun

SOMETHING people keep saying about these strangest of times is how surreal things are. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard people saying, “This doesn’t feel real”. Or “This feels like the plot of a movie”. Indeed, more than once I have felt like I’m in Game Of Thrones, that winter is coming, along with the white

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Coronavirus infections rise above 100,000 worldwide as outbreak wreaks financial havoc

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – The number of people infected with the new coronavirus across the world surpassed 100,000 on Friday (March 6) as the economic damage intensified, with business districts beginning to empty and stock markets tumbling. An increasing number of people faced a new reality as many were asked to stay home from work, schools were closed, large gatherings

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Virus ravages England squad before World Cup clash against Norway

Virus ravages England squad before Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Norway with centre backs Steph Houghton and Millie Bright ‘major doubts’ for crucial clash Phil Neville confirmed both defenders could miss the quarter-final on Thursday  The virus has been working its way through the England camp in recent days  Steph Houghton and Millie Bright’s absence would deprive England of key

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