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Celebrities who have died from the coronavirus

Stardom is no safeguard to the global coronavirus pandemic. Over the past two weeks, the list of celebrities revealing COVID-19 infections grew to include A-listers ranging from legendary actor Tom Hanks, 63, and England’s Prince Charles, 71, to Brooklyn Nets player Kevin Durant, 31, and late-night talk show host Andy Cohen, 51. Now, much like the rest of the population, the number of musicians, thespians, comedians and …

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Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

The former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died. Earlier on Tuesday the French club revealed the 68-year-old had been suffering from coronavirus. Diouf was being treated in a hospital in Senegal, the country of his birth, after contracting the virus. A statement on Marseille’s Twitter account read: “Olympique de Marseille learned with great sadness of the death of Pape Diouf. Pape will remain …

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British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Johnson said he developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and cough. He said he will now self-isolate in No 10 but will “continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.” Mr Johnson was last seen on Thursday night, as he …

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Idris Elba’s wife, Sabrina tests positive for coronavirus

Sabrina has announced that she tested positive for coronavirus, days after her husband and British actor Idris Elba tested positive for same virus.  Speaking to US media mogul Oprah Winfrey, 30-year-old Sabrina insisted she was “not surprised” and never questioned staying with the “Luther” star after his confirmed infection. She said;  “Actually, I found out this morning, Oprah, that I tested positive.“I’m not surprised. …

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State 55 Afrika on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) to Afrika

State 55 Afrika is deeply concerned with the “business as usual” attitude of the Afrikan Continental bodies such as the Afrikan Union, other Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and indeed Afrikan Governments themselves on the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the social and economic well-being of the Afrikan citizen. By the 9th of March 2020, COVID-19 had reportedly made inroads into …

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Coronavirus could be airborne – WHO study reveals

The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings. The virus is transmitted through droplets, or little bits of liquid, mostly through sneezing or coughing, Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, told reporters during a virtual news conference on Monday. “When …

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Oxford scientists develop rapid testing technology for new coronavirus

Scientists from the University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department and the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) have developed a rapid testing technology for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The team, led by Prof Zhanfeng Cui and Prof Wei Huang, have been working to improve test capabilities as the virus spreads internationally. The new test is much faster and …

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Euro 2020 postponed until next summer

Euro 2020 has been postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, says the Norwegian FA. Uefa, European football’s governing body, has been holding an emergency video conference involving major stakeholders on Tuesday. The Norwegian FA says it was decided that the tournament will now take place from 11 June to 11 July next year. BBC Sport …

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