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WHO Delivers Europe Death Warning as Infections Hit New High

Europe will face a rising death toll from the coronavirus during autumn, the World Health Organization warned on Monday as the number of daily infections around the world hit a record high.

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European Air Travel Nosedives as Virus Resurges

The total number of passenger flights in Europe will plummet by more than expected this year as countries fail to coordinate policy on air travel during a pandemic, Eurocontrol said on Monday.

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Oct, Nov to Be 'Tougher' with More Coronavirus Deaths, WHO Europe Says

The World Health Organization expects Europe to see a rise in the daily number of Covid-19 deaths in October and November, the head of the body's European branch told AFP on Monday.

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Iraqis Dig Up Covid-19 Dead to Rebury in Family Graves

Mohammad al-Bahadli dug into Iraq's hot desert sand with bare hands to reach his father's corpse.

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Oxford, AstraZeneca Resumes Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K. patient.

In a statement, the university confirmed the restart across all of its U.K. clinical trial sites after regulators gave the go-ahead following the pause on Sunday.

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UAE Daily Coronavirus Cases Hit Record High of 1,007

The United Arab Emirates said its daily novel coronavirus cases hit an all-time high of 1,007 on Saturday, exceeding the levels they reached at the last peak in May.

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UN Adopts Covid Response Resolution, U.S. Votes against

The United States was supported only by Israel Friday in a vote against a UN resolution for a "comprehensive and coordinated response" to the Covid-19 pandemic, a text that included recognition of the WHO's leadership role.

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North Korea Issues Shoot-to-Kill Orders to Prevent Virus

North Korean authorities have issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent the coronavirus entering the country from China, according to the commander of US forces in the South.

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Virus Cases Top Two Million in Wider Mideast, Says WHO

Coronavirus cases in the wider Middle East from Morocco to Pakistan have topped two million, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

The caseload for the 21 countries has more than doubled since July 1, the UN agency said.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic, Six Months On

The coronavirus has upended everyday life in the six months since the crisis was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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