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🇹🇲 Is Turkmenistan really coronavirus-free? | The Stream

🇹🇲 Is Turkmenistan really coronavirus-free? | The Stream

Turkmenistan is one of a handful of countries that has not reported a single coronavirus case during the global pandemic. Despite neighbouring Central Asian countries including Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan all battling COVID-19, Turkmenistan has so far only acknowledged the presence of pneumonia. Some critics are doubtful of the government’s coronavirus-free claim and say […]

Hong Kong tightens COVID-19 lockdown

Hong Kong tightens COVID-19 lockdown

Authorities in Hong Kong have tightened restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus. It comes after the territory reported 108 new infections on Sunday, the highest one-day increase since the pandemic began. Leader Carrie Lam describes the situation as critical. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – […]

Russia is accused of hacking COVID-19 vaccine trials

Russia is accused of hacking COVID-19 vaccine trials

Britain, the United States and Canada accused Russia of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine. The three nations alleged that hacking group APT29, also known as Cozy Bear and said to be part of the Russian intelligence service, is attacking academic and pharmaceutical research institutions involved in coronavirus vaccine development. – […]

India coronavirus infections top one million

India coronavirus infections top one million

India is seeing an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases. It is the third-worst affected country, with more than 25,000 coronavirus related deaths. And as cases surpass one million, more states are imposing lockdowns to contain the outbreak. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on […]

Coronavirus: US records nearly 70,000 new cases in a single day

Coronavirus: US records nearly 70,000 new cases in a single day

The United States is now reporting nearly 70,000 coronavirus cases a day. This comes as the nation’s top infectious disease expert says he has not briefed the president in more than two months. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: […]

Demonstrators storm Serbian parliament over coronavirus lockdown

Demonstrators storm Serbian parliament over coronavirus lockdown

Thousands of protesters stormed Serbia’s Parliament, angry about tough coronavirus restrictions. President Aleksandar Vucic put a weekend curfew back in place after the country’s worst day yet of the pandemic, with 13 deaths. After Vucic’s statement, several thousand people began gathering in front of the parliament in Belgrade’s central square. About two hours before midnight […]

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