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    Ecuador VP apologises after virus corpses left on streets

    Agence France-Presse . Quito, Ecuador | Updated at 10:14pm on April 06, 2020

    Ecuador’s vice-president Otto Sonnenholzner has apologized after scores of bodies were left on the streets of Guayaquil as the coronavirus ravages the horror-struck port city...

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    Irish PM to work for health service during coronavirus crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 10:11pm on April 06, 2020

    Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar has rejoined the medical register to help the health service during the coronavirus crisis, a government spokesman said Sunday. Dr Varadkar ‘has offered his services to the...

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    Doctors demanding virus safety equipment arrested in Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta, Pakistan | Updated at 10:09pm on April 06, 2020

    More than 50 doctors protesting the lack of safety equipment as they battle the coronavirus were arrested Monday in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, police and physicians said. The arrests occurred after more than...

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    Boris Johnson in hospital for precautionary COVID-19 tests

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:44am on April 06, 2020

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday for tests, his office said, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson,...

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    Mumbai hospital shut after surge in cases among staff

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:28am on April 07, 2020

    A major private hospital in Mumbai was shut to new patients and declared a coronavirus containment zone on Monday after 26 nurses and three doctors tested positive, an official said. Since the virus hit...

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    Mali attack leaves 20 soldiers dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:26am on April 07, 2020

    Around 20 Malian soldiers were killed on Monday in an apparent jihadist attack, officials said, in the latest bout of violence to hit the war-torn West African state. Early Monday morning, militants attacked...

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    New York’s Bronx zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:24am on April 07, 2020

    A tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the institution said Sunday, and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the...

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    US braces for hardest week as British PM hospitalised

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23am on April 07, 2020

    The coronavirus threatened Americans with their hardest week in living memory on Monday and put Britain’s prime minister in hospital, despite early signs that some of Europe’s hardest-hit countries...