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Europe ramps up controls fearing second virus wave

Europe on Wednesday tightened virus restrictions as fears of a second wave of infections spurred by the holiday season grew with the worldwide death toll crossing 700,000.

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Latin American virus cases top 5 million

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Monday as the World Health Organization warned there might never be a "silver bullet" for the pandemic.

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Philippines orders millions to stay home as global virus cases soar

Millions of people in the Philippines were ordered to stay home Tuesday as global coronavirus infections kept soaring, with the World Health Organization warning against relying on a vaccine "silver bullet" to end the pandemic.

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Global virus deaths near 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh curbs

Recorded deaths from the coronavirus neared 650,000 on Monday as the disease surged back at hotspots in Asia, Europe and the Americas, prompting renewed restrictions, targeted lockdowns and compulsory mask-wearing orders.

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China reports virus spike as global cases pass 16 mn

China on Monday reported its highest number of coronavirus cases in three months, part of a worrying swell of second and third-wave infections that are hitting Asia and Europe.

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WHO says no return to 'normal' as Latin America deaths pass US

Too many nations are mismanaging their coronavirus response, placing a return to normality a long way off, the World Health Organization warned Monday as Latin America recorded the world's second-highest death toll.

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Britain eases virus quarantine as US under siege

Britain on Friday exempted dozens of countries from its quarantine rules as the coronavirus outbreak slowed in Europe, but excluded the United States as the pandemic accelerates across the Americas.

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Peru surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deaths: health ministry

Peru surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, the health ministry said, a day after the government began easing a national lockdown in a bid to revive the economy.

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