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WHO updates guidance on mask wearing

The World Health Organization tightened guidelines on wearing face masks, recommending that, where COVID-19 is spreading, they be worn by everyone in health care facilities and for all interactions in poorly-ventilated indoor spaces. In …

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WHO: coronavirus pandemic unlikely to end soon

The coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to end in the coming months, the World Health Organization's representative in Russia Melita Vujnovic said. In response to a question, she pointed out that the pandemic would end "once …

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How to survive in winter

According to cardiologist Vladimir Khoroshev, it is necessary to be more active outdoors and perform special exercises. Speaking about outdoor activity, the specialist notes that in winter it is enough to walk 5,000-6,000 per day. This …

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France sees record new coronavirus infections

France reported a new record for daily coronavirus infections on Thursday a day after the government announced new restrictions on bars and restaurants in major cities which have provoked an outcry from local politicians and business owners. …

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U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 200,000

The U.S. coronavirus death toll has passed 200,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). More than 6.8 million people are known to have been infected in the US, more than in any other country. The …

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Almost 200 COVID-19 vaccines under testing worldwide

World Health Organization director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that almost 200 novel coronavirus vaccine candidates are currently under testing. "Almost 200 vaccine candidates are currently under different …

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The Foods To Eat For Better Mental Health

Health experts warn that a lingering effect of the coronavirus pandemic could be a mental health crisis. While therapy and medications for stress and anxiety are often necessary, the foods you eat can also play a role in your …

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Over 26 mln people infected with COVID-19 worldwide

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases around the world exceeded 26 million on Thursday, according to the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University, which relies on data provided by international organizations, federal and local …

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Trump's physician denies president had a stroke

U.S. President Donald Trump did not have a stroke and remains healthy, his physician said in response to a new book suggesting Vice President Mike Pence was put on standby to assume presidential powers during a sudden Trump medical visit …

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Global COVID-19 cases top 24 mln

The number of novel coronavirus cases worldwide exceeded 24 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The death toll from the virus exceeded 821,650, with recoveries topping 15.62 …

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Antonio Banderas 'cured' of coronavirus

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas said that he was "cured" of the coronavirus, which he contracted several weeks ago. The actor said on Twitter he had kept to a "disciplined confinement" for 21 days since learning …

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Berlin hospital says Alexei Navalny was poisoned

Berlin Charite hospital said that its data indicated Alexei Navalny was probably intoxicated by a substance in the cholinesterase inhibitors group of chemicals, but that it had not yet identified a precise substance. The effects of …

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