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WHO: world needs 5.9 million nurses more

The World Health Organization is urging countries to create at least 6 million new nursing jobs by 2030 to offset a projected "global shortfall" as health-care workers across the world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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China reports no new coronavirus deaths

China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since it started publishing figures in January, the National Health Commission said.   Cases in mainland China have been dwindling since March, but the country faces …

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Number of coronavirus cases in Georgia reaches 195

Georgia has reported seven new cases of the coronavirus today, bringing the total number of cases to 195. Of this number, 39 have recovered, while two have died. As of now there are 152 active cases of the virus …

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FIFA to extend 2019-2020 season indefinitely

FIFA are reportedly set to extend the 2019/20 season indefinitely, handing domestic leagues the power to decide their own fate in the coronavirus pandemic. Plans to alter the summer transfer window and dates regarding contract …

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Turkey distributes free face masks to citizens

Turkey started distributing free face masks to citizens to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Anadolu agency reports. Citizens can apply for free masks through the country's postal services' e-commerce website, …

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Robots help China manage the coronavirus pandemic

Making new friends, or even catching up with old ones, can be hard enough when you're 93 years old and living in fear of the coronavirus. Which is why Chui Dip-sai has been so grateful for Temi, an Israeli-developed service …

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China says it has sold nearly four billion masks abroad

China has sold nearly four billion masks to foreign countries since March, officials said, as they tried to stem widespread fears over the quality of medical exports, RTE reports. Despite Chinese cases dwindling, Beijing has encouraged …

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